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APP Welcomes Greenpeace's Decision to Fully Re-engage on Forest Conservation Policy

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today warmly welcomes the decision by Greenpeace to re-engage with the company on the full scope of its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) and landscape conservation commitments. Greenpeace laid out its reasons for resuming full collaboration in an open letter to APP’s Chairman, Mr Teguh Wijaya.

Asia Pulp & Paper Donates Coloring Books to Starlight Children’s Foundation

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest integrated pulp & paper manufacturers today announced it has donated 50,000 coloring books to Starlight Children’s Foundation, a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids families around the world. The coloring books will be made available to kids at more than 580 children’s hospitals, clinics, camps, respite houses and other pediatric facilities on the Starlight Wish List platform all across the United States and Puerto Rico.

Asia Pulp & Paper participates in the Bonn Challenge to develop forest restoration

Aida Greenbury of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) today joined business and environmental leaders to develop global forest restoration initiatives at the 2015 meeting of the Bonn Challenge in Germany. 

Asia Pulp & Paper welcomes Rainforest Alliance’s independent evaluation of its Forest Conservation Policy

 Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has today welcomed the Rainforest Alliance independent evaluation of its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP). The evaluation concludes that the company has made moderate progress towards meeting its commitments.

PEFC endorses Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation Program (IFCC)

A new initiative that will increase Indonesia’s ability to export sustainable forestry products was marked at an event in Jakarta today.

20MW solar project completed at Asia Pulp & Paper

A 20MW rooftop solar project has been completed at Asia Pulp & Paper Group’s (APP) Gold HongYe Mill in Suzou, China, creating one of the world’s largest rooftop solar installations. The panels cover approximately 300,000 square meters – the equivalent of 42 football pitches.

Environmental campaigner Tony Juniper shines a light on APP’s Forest Conservation Policy

Environmental campaigner Tony Juniper has created a series of short films that take an in-depth look at the conservation work being carried out by Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), as the company aims to make its ground-breaking Zero Deforestation commitments a reality.

APP welcomes PEFC’s endorsement of Indonesian Forestry Certification

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) welcomes the decision by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) to officially endorse the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC)’s Sustainable Forest Certification Management scheme. The inclusion of IFCC’s scheme within the world’s largest forest certification programme, marks an important step forward for Indonesia’s forestry sector as it provides IFCC with an additional layer of scrutiny and endorsement that is recognisable around the world.

APP statement on Government Task Force evaluation of forest fires in Indonesia

APP welcomes the Task Force evaluation of the systemic problem of wildfires and their causes, across Indonesia, as independent oversight is an essential part of addressing this issue.

Asia Pulp and Paper signs New York Declaration on Forests at UN Climate Summit to help tackle climate change

Mr. Teguh Ganda Wijaya, Chairman of Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), today joined a number of companies, governments and NGOs to sign the New York Declaration on Forests at an event at the UN Climate Summit 2014. The declaration is an unprecedented international, multi-sector commitment to safeguard the world’s forests and to help tackle climate change.

Joint statement by the steering group established to oversee the High Carbon Stock (HCS) approach for implementing ‘No Deforestation’ commitments

A group of leading plantation companies with commitments to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains, NGOs and technical support organisations met on 25th and 26th August in Singapore to establish a governance and standardisation body for the methodology, known as the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach, to be used to implement these commitments.

Independent study shows Asia Pulp and Paper has sufficient plantation for its Zero Deforestation commitment

An independent study has today confirmed that Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has sufficient plantation resource to meet the pulp requirements of its existing mills as well as its future mill in OKI, South Sumatra.

APP opens new sales office in Germany

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has strengthened its European operation with the opening of its first sales office in Germany. APP’s newest European office, located in Langenfeld in the Rhineland, will support the company’s strategy for expansion of its activities in Germany.

Asia Pulp & Paper invests in European distribution hub

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has added graphic and speciality paper capacity to its 10,000sqm logistical and warehousing hub at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. APP will now be able to provide a range of graphic paper solutions to customers across Northern Europe, with lead times of just 7-10 days in order ranges of 5-25 tonnes.

APP to require future suppliers and acquisitions to match its Zero Deforestation commitments

APP has introduced a procedure for association to ensure the company’s supply chain is permanently free of deforestation. The procedure will ensure that all future suppliers and acquisitions have been compliant with the company’s Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) since its introduction in February 2013.

Large industry players commit to mainstream sustainability in sector

A sector-wide initiative that aims to accelerate Indonesia’s progress towards mainstreaming sustainability in the Pulp and Paper industry was launched today in Jakarta. STIPP, the Sustainability Trade Initiative on Pulp & Paper, is founded by an international alliance consisting of IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) and AkzoNobel. STIPP is supported by the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry and The Indonesia Pulp & Paper Association (APKI).