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Information is the key to a better future. Dedicated to journalist, here we provide the latest resources that will help you better understand our company and business.

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Indonesia launches ground-breaking partnership to align sustainability efforts

An innovative integrated landscape management framework has been unveiled at the Global Landscapes Forum by an alliance of Indonesian central and provincial government, civil society, local communities and the private sector.

New Foundation Launches to Provide Innovative Financing Solution for Rainforest Protection

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has initiated the establishment of a new independent organisation, the Belantara Foundation, that will  create an innovative new direct funding platform to protect rainforests.

APP launches agroforestry programme in 500 villages to help protect Indonesia’s forests

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 sustainable way that supports rather than undermines the protection of Indonesia’s forests.

Committed to tackle deforestation at COP21

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), one of the largest paper companies in the world, is reiterating its commitment to the fight against deforestation ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December, by partnering with “Solutions COP21” and participating in a number of activities to encourage multi-stake

APP shares its Peatland Management milestones to provide long term solution to fires

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today welcomes the President of Indonesia’s instruction on better peatland management, which includes a moratorium on new development of peatland.

Asia Pulp & Paper issues update on fire management in South Sumatra

Asia Pulp & PaperGroup (APP) today set out the details of its ongoing fire management and suppression programme to supportits pulpwood suppliers in South Sumatra and beyond.

Fire & Haze FAQ

Please find a list of Frequently Asked Questions that we often receive in relation to the forest fire and haze issue. 

Asia Pulp & Paper Signs CDP’s ‘Road to Paris’ Commitment to Help Address Climate Change

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), one of the largest paper companies in the world, today joined leading global companies in committing to CDP’s ‘Road to Paris’ Initiative.

APP statement on current engagement with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today welcomes the decision by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to enter into a dialogue about the establishment of a roadmap to lead towards compliance with the FSC Policy for Association.

APP statement on Rainforest Alliance's evaluation of The Forest Trust/Ata Marie wood supply study

When we commissioned TFT and Ata Marie to conduct an independent growth and yield study we were seeking to provide immediate assurance that our supplier concessions have sufficient plantation capacity to fulfill the demand needs of our mills, including the planned OKI mill, up to 2020, while maintaining our zero deforestation commitment.

Asia Pulp & Paper commits to the first-ever retirement of commercial plantations on tropical peatland to cut carbon emissions

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today announced it is committing to retire around 7,000 hectares of commercial plantation areas to protect threatened carbon-rich peatlands, the first time that plantations on tropical peatland have been retired for conservation purposes worldwide.

APP to plant 10,000 Meranti seedlings in degraded areas of Riau

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) is to plant 10,000 seedlings of Meranti tree in degraded areas of the Giam Siak Kecil wildlife reserve, Riau, Sumatra.

Asia Pulp & Paper supports South Sumatran Government’s Landscape Approach

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today announced its support for the South Sumatra Government in addressing deforestation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) through developing a multi-stakeholder approach to achieve responsible landscape management.

APP increases availability of PEFC certified products

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) can offer customers with a greater range of Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified products across its global markets by the end of 2015. This follows the award of Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC) certification to over 300,000 hectares of APP suppliers’ plantations.