APP in the News
04.02.2016 | Packaging News
APP reports accelerated progress in peatland management
Following sustained criticism and loss of business from concerns of the effects of its business operations on the environment, the paper giant launched its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) three years ago,...
04.02.2016 | Mongabay
With haze threatening return, Indonesian forestry giant pushes peatlands restoration model
Last year some two million hectares of land in Indonesia went up in flames across Sumatra, Borneo, and the Western half of New Guinea. The conflagrations caused choking air pollution, hospitalizing hundreds of...
04.02.2016 | Sustainable Brands
Stakeholder Collaboration Enables Accelerated Progress in APP's Peatland Management Efforts
On Thursday, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) released a progress report on its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP), which involves four main corporate commitments that have regulated the company’s resource development...
03.02.2016 | CSRwire
Tackling Land Conflict Should Be a Priority in Stopping Deforestation
Land conflict is a pressing issue facing many natural resource-based, agri-businesses and communities around the world. The success of addressing major global issues, such as deforestation, largely depends on...
04.01.2016 | Supply & Demand-Chain Executive
Sustainable Supply Chains and Bottom Lines—The Two Are No Longer Mutually Exclusive
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. Sustainability is evolving...
11.12.2015 | Packaging Strategies
Is it time for packaging to get personal?
Personalized packaging used to be exclusive to luxury brands and high-end gifts, but today mass consumer-friendly brands like Coca-Cola are getting personal with their customers, as we see with the Coca-Cola “...
02.12.2015 | The Huffington Post
Protecting The World's Forests Needs To Be A Top Priority at COP21
This week, many of the world's leaders are gathered in Paris as part of the COP21climate negotiations to discuss the role of forests within the broader climate debate. This is a critical moment. COP21 is the...
30.10.2015 | Healthcare Packaging
Can pharmaceutical packaging be safety-compliant and sustainable?
There is a growing focus in the packaging industry on producing environmentally sustainable products. Increasingly consumers, and by extension retailers, are demanding the items they purchase have as little...
21.10.2015 | The Straits Times
Boycotts alone won't stop the haze
I returned to Britain last month after another of my regular trips to Singapore, with fond memories of another great F1, but glad to see the back of the haze. For the Singapore Government, always aspiring to...
16.10.2015 | The Business Times
We didn't start the fire, no we didn't light it but we tried to fight it
ASIA Pulp & Paper (APP) and its parent company, Sinar Mas, are on a mission to tell anyone who will listen that they did not start the fires behind the regional haze, and that a comprehensive solution...

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: PEOPLE FIRST
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