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APP Sinar Mas Promotes Sustainable Land Management at IndoGreen Forestry & Expo 2019

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas again participated in the IndoGreen Forestry & Expo 2019 organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia. In this 11th iteration, APP Sinar Mas promulgated the success of sustainable land management through the Desa Makmur Peduli Api (DMPA) program, with the aim of motivating all stakeholders in the forestry sector.

Sinar Mas grieves the passing of its founder, Eka Tjipta Widjaja

The Sinar Mas family – executives, employees, and commissioners from all business pillars – join the Widjaja family in grieving for the passing of the founder of Sinar Mas, Eka Tjipta Widjaja on Saturday, 26 Janaury 2019.

OKI Pulp & Paper Rehabilitating Mangrove Forests in the Sea Port Area, Tanjung Tapa

PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills’ mangrove rehabilitation team planted 120,000 mangroves seedlings in an area of 67 hectares of protected forest zone of Tanjung Tapa, Tulung Selapan, OKI, South Sumatra.  

IKKP Tangerang and Tangsel City Government Distribute Aid for Survivors of the Sunda Strait Tsunami

PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper (IKPP) Tbk – Tangerang Mills, a business unit of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas, and the South Tangerang City Government, distributed aid to survivors of the Sunda Strait tsunami.

APP Sinar Mas Organizes Customer Gathering “Jeet ka Ikka” in Pune, India

Pune, the second largest city in the state of Maharastra after Mumbai, is an important hub for education, IT and manufacturing. It is an important market not only for APP Sinar Mas, but also for all copier mills.

APP Sinar Mas Wins SBA Award

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas won the Sustainable Business Award (SBA) for the Special Recognition Water Management and Best Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality categories in Jakarta.

APP Sinar Mas Joins Panels at COP24 to Discuss Efforts in Mitigating Climate Change

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was held from 4 December to 14 December 2018 in Katowice. The main objective of COP24 is to adopt a decision ensuring full implementation of the Paris Agreement,

Asia Pulp & Paper’s Foopak Wins 2018 Green Supply Chain Award

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is pleased to announce that its Foopak Bio Natura compostable packaging solution has won a 2018 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Nearly Half of Americans are Trying to Move Away from Plastic Food Packaging According to Asia Pulp & Paper Survey

Americans are increasingly transitioning away from single-use plastics in favor of sustainable paper food packaging, according to new data released by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) from the 2018 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report.

Asia Pulp & Paper signs Corrugated Container Joint Venture Agreement with Japan’s Oji Holdings

PT Purinusa Ekapersada, an Asia Pulp & Paper company, and Oji Holdings Corporation have agreed to enter into a US$35 million joint venture to set up a new converting factory in Indonesia. The new venture, PT Oji Sinar Mas Packaging, will produce corrugated cardboard and containers to meet growing domestic demand in Indonesia.

Canadians are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging

The latest sustainability study from Asia Pulp and Paper found a growing number of Canadians are willing to pay more for food if it helps the environment.  The annual survey found over half of consumers (56%) said they would be willing to pay an increased price for fast food products packaged in sustainable materials, with 37% saying they would be open to paying up to 10% more.

Luxury brands risk losing out if they ignore sustainability challenge

Luxury brands that do not meet consumer expectations when it comes to sustainability risk losing out on potential revenue, according to a new White Paper, Sustainability in Luxury Packaging.

Moyo Frozen Yogurt Unveils Compostable Packaging Partnership with Paptech and Asia Pulp & Paper

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced today that Moyo Frozen Yogurt, the leading frozen dairy dessert provider in Mexico and Latin America, will revitalize its packaging strategies with foopaktm Bio Natura compostable paperboard. Moyo Frozen Yogurt will source its sustainable packaging, including cups and paper goods to serve frozen yogurt, from APP’s strategic partner Paptech, a full-service printing, packaging manufacturer and distributor based in Mexico.

Restaurant Patrons Willing to Pay More for Sustainable Packaging, Says New Asia Pulp & Paper Survey

Customers of fast-casual restaurants increasingly value corporate sustainability practicesaccording to a new study released by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), the 2018 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report.

Global Compact Network Indonesia Brings Together Asia Pulp & Paper and Martha Tilaar Group to Train and Empower 1,000 Women from Tropical Forest Communities

The Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) today announced a partnership between Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest pulp and paper producers, and Martha Tilaar Group (MTG), a leading manufacturer of cosmetics and herbal medicine, to train 1,000 women from forest communities to help preserve herbal plants and to become self-sufficient entrepreneurs.

APP and Charta Global join Pack Expo International 2018 in Chicago

 Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and its North American strategic partner Charta Global, will showcase their extensive array of packaging products including food grade, compostable, specialty and consumer retail products at Pack Expo 2018 October 14 – 17 at the McCormick Place in Chicago. APP will be stationed at Booth N-5360, Containers & Materials Pavilion.

APP Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Indonesia-Japan Relations with Joint Tree-planting Activity

To mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Japan, Asia Pulp &Paper (APP), together with Japanese and Indonesian businesses, the International Tropical Timer Organization (ITTO) and the Government of Indonesia, took part in a tree-planting ceremony in Sumatraearlier today. Participants gathered in the Tapung district of Riau province to plant indigenous Red Balau trees across 20 hectares of degraded conservation land.

Asia Pulp & Paper joins MERA to protect coastal ecosystem and combat climate change

The Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Alliance (MERA) is a national platform for stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of the protection and restoration of mangrove ecosystems across the archipelago.

Asia Pulp & Paper’s Foopak Bio Natura Compostable Food Packaging Solution Awarded “Sustainability Product of the Year”

Today, the Business Intelligence Group named Asia Pulp & Paper’s (APP) Foopak Bio Natura suite of food packaging products “Sustainability Product of the Year” in the 2018 Sustainability Awards program.