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Greenpeace had offered APP an opportunity to share its point of view prior to the publication of the above article. APP provided factual corrections as well as its opinion to Greenpeace on 5th October 2020. APP also offered to engage in dialogue with Greenpeace to provide further clarifications and context around the issues raised in the report, which was not taken up.
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) today held its 9th Stakeholder Advisory Forum to review the progress of its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) and for its stakeholders, including NGOs to highlight issues and discuss solutions.
We regret the death of an ensnared Sumatran Tiger found and reported by the local residents in the Gelombang District conservation area which forms part of Arara Abadi’s concession in Riau Province, Sumatra, on 18 May 2020. The initial finding indicate that the death of the tiger was caused by illegal poaching.
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced that it is joining the Indonesia-Latin America and Caribbean (INA-LAC) Business Forum 2020, held between November 9 to 11th. The three-day virtual forum, hosted by the Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, is designed to further develop and strengthen trade and economic cooperation between Latin America, the Caribbean and Indonesia.
With the growing awareness about the importance of forests and their protection, more businesses are adopting NDPE (No Deforestation, no Peat and no Exploitation) commitments. However, the demand for commercial land continues to increase, raising the pressure on forests. Forest protection cannot be achieved passively by ‘leaving the forest alone’. Instead, active management and protection presents the best way to save the forests.
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In line with its commitment to assist communities around its industrial timber estates, APP Sinar Mas Forestry deployed its helicopter to help fight ground fires that broke in an area outside of its concession in the Siak District of Riau province, one of its executives said Friday (14/2).
Toscotec has received in total 8 (eight) Tissue Machine order from APP. Two of the Tissue Machines are scheduled to come on stream in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018, respectively. In the meantime, the Italian supplier is manufacturing other 6 tissue machines which are planned for delivery between the Q3 2017 and the first half of 2018.
Among the myriad ways climate change is impacting the planet, one of the most visible is the rise in forest fires across the globe.
The wood supply study found that there was sufficient plantation fibre to supply APP’s pulp mills in Indonesia – including the demand of its new pulp mill at OKI, South Sumatra – through to 2022.
Peat protection can consist of peat rehabilitation – rewetting and managing water levels and restoring the functionality of peat below the surface, and peat restoration – restoring peat vegetation above and improving hydrological capacities below the surface.
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