Asia Pulp and Paper: CSR & Sustainability News

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is one of the largest pulp and paper companies in the world.


Rainforest Alliance Reviews Paper Giant’s Forest Conservation Efforts

Feb. 5 marked the two-year anniversary of paper giant Asia Pulp and Paper's commitment to halt further felling of the natural rainforest in…
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Study Confirms APP’s Expansion Plans Won’t Require Natural Rainforest Pulp

"We are pleased to be able to reassure everyone that APP and its suppliers have sufficient resource for the company’s 100 percent plantation…

Asia Pulp and Paper Plans to Restore 1 Million Hectares of Indonesian Forest

Asia Pulp & Paper is taking sustainability a step further has gone a step further still with its announcement that it will conserve…

All Eyes on the Forests: The New Norm of Zero-Deforestation

The new norm of zero-deforestation implies we are entering a new phase, transitioning into a modern approach to global forest management and conservation…

Greenpeace: Positive Progress Report On APP’s Forest Conservation Policy

"Our view, nine months in, is that the company is serious about its FCP plans and its key senior staff are genuinely committed…

Interview: Asia Pulp and Paper’s Aida Greenbury on APP’s Forest Conservation Policy

Phil Covington interviews Aida Greenbury, Managing Director, Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement at APP after having seen the company's plantation forests in Riau Province,…
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Photo Essay: Helicopter Flyover of Sumatran Biosphere Reserve and APP Plantations

The following photo essay was created during my visit to Asia Pulp and Paper's (APP) Perawang paper mill and plantation forests in Riau…

Asia Pulp and Paper’s Forest Clearing Moratorium in Indonesia is Holding

The moratorium is standing up, and things are heading in the right direction - but this is a big task and there is…
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Video Interview: Bill Shireman, Future 500

Nick Aster talks to Bill Shireman of Future 500 about advanced stakeholder engagement - building bridges between activists and corporations - including their…
APP Group Chairman Handing APP’s New Forest Conservation Policy to the Minister of Forestry

Asia Pulp & Paper Finally Commits to End Deforestation in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest producers of paper and packaging, published a new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ with unprecedented…
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Loss of Rebecca Tarbotton Ripples Far Beyond Rainforest Action Network

Last week’s tragic death of Rebecca Tarbotton marks a sad start to 2013; the Executive Director of Rainforest Action Network died in an…
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Asia Pulp and Paper Announces New Sustainability Goals

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) announced a new set of responsible sourcing and sustainable goals for this coming decade. Emphasis on ANNOUNCED.

Is APP Closer to Throwing in the Towel After Losing 9 More Customers?

Nine more companies joins the likes of Nestle, Kraft, Unilever, Adidas, Mattel and many more who have already dropped APP following the ongoing…

Asia Pulp & Paper Lashes Back at Greenpeace

Asia Pulp & Papers (APP)  has been accused repeatedly by Greenpeace of causing deforestation in Indonesia over the past few years. It is one of the…

Mattel CSR: Is it Over for Barbie?

Last year it was decided by popular vote that Barbie made a better journalist than an environmental activist. Probably just as well because…