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August to September marks the peak of the dry season in Indonesia. This period is also when our Rapid Response Firefighting Teams are on high alert, monitoring our concession areas to prevent fires. However, the firefighting teams are not the only ones present at the scene throughout this crucial time.
APP Sinar Mas, Martha Tilaar Group and Global Compact Indonesia collaborate to empower women in Indonesia. The one-year program providing training to 1000 housewife in areas where APP Sinar Mas operates. The program began in 2019, teaches housewives to process and utilize herbal and their surrounding ingredients such as food and vegetables. They were also learned about entrepreneurship base to market their products.
Have you ever thought about whatever happens to the waste from our pulp and paper making processes? As a global company, Asia Pulp & Paper is committed to creating positive environmental impacts for the world. Therefore, with the dedication of our engineers and experts, we strive to cut down our waste and even turn it into valuable resources.
Do you know what's better than eco-friendly food packaging? Yes, one that's also safe for our health. That's why we offer you Foopak Bio Natura, our solution to safer and better food packaging.
Indonesia’s rich biodiversity homes more than 500 species that are vulnerable to extinction. Among them are three subspecies that play important roles in the ecosystem: Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants, and the Bornean orangutans.
You may have seen a forest logo on some of the products packaging in the supermarket. Have you wondered what it represents? Well it means the product content or the packaging is certified by PEFC. But to know what it means, let’s first get to know what PEFC is!
We never know what the future holds, but one thing for sure is that we can strive to make it better today. From the first scratch of a sketch to the last stroke that invokes changes, we all should endeavor towards a brighter future.
Asia Pulp & Paper has been using the Integrated Fire Management (IFM) strategy to prevent and manage forest fires around its concession areas. We have done our best to design this strategy to be as effective as possible, and you know you can rely on it. But it is heroes like this that make it happen.
Have you ever wondered why sustainable packaging prices could be so expensive? A burger box made from sugarcane, for instance, is almost twice as expensive as one made from polystyrene, as BBC observed. But have we dived in to understand why being sustainable is a costly affair?
Are you considering living a greener lifestyle? Well, after learning what it's all about, it can be daunting to jump into the bandwagon and go green. Drastically changing your life is hard, indeed. But, you know what? If you start small and gradually move forward, you will be there eventually.