Sustainability News
2017-03-13
Report confirms “transformation process completely integrated into fabric of company” Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is now on the fourth year of a plan to transform its business model through its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) and become a leader in responsible production. The company today highlighted its ongoing commitment to the four key principles of the FCP: halting all natural forest clea...
2016-09-13
Pledges to protect forests showcased at World Conservation Congress in Hawaii will only be met if financing mechanisms are fit for purpose Hong Kong, 12th September 2016 – Only by re-designing climate financing can the commitments made in Paris at COP21 in December 2015 be realised, according to Indonesia’s Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) . Speaking at the IUCN World Conservation...
2016-06-23
Over the past year, companies such as Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, P&G and Mars publicly committed to implementing zero deforestation policies throughout their supply chains. At APP , we introduced our Forest Conversation Policy (FCP) in February 2013, which ended all natural forest clearance, and committed to supporting the protection and restoration of 1 million hectares of forest in...
2016-02-18
• More than 3,500 canals blocked as Peatland Best Practice Management Project accelerated • Agroforestry programme rolled out to improve community welfare while supporting protection of natural forests in the supply chain • Belantara Foundation, initiated by APP, ready to manage and fund conservation projects in Indonesia • Fire prevention measures strengthened with impleme...
2015-12-08
APP launches agroforestry programme in 500 villages to help protect Indonesia’s forests Hong Kong, 8 December 2015 – Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today announces a new commitment to support the economic development of 500 villages in the landscapes surrounding APP’s supply chain. The aim of the programme is to demonstrate that economic development can be pursued in a sus...
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