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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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APP to support the protection and restoration of one million hectares of forest in Indonesia

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has today announced a plan to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia. This ground-breaking initiative has been developed with input from many stakeholders, including WWF, Greenpeace and NGO members of APP’s Solutions Working Group.

APP response to FSC statement on potential for re-association

APP regards the FSC certification system as one of the world’s most credible standards for responsible forest management. We therefore welcome the latest update from the International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which has decided to continue its discussions with us as we work towards possible re-association.

Asia Pulp & Paper Welcomed into the National Restaurant Association

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) announced today that it has joined the National Restaurant Association, the world’s largest foodservice trade association by membership – supporting nearly 500,000 restaurant businesses.

APP recruits peat experts to help land preservation and reduce carbon emissions

APP has appointed a team of peat experts who will work with the company as it implements its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP).

Asia Pulp & Paper calls on NGOs, governments and businesses to collaborate to protect Indonesia’s forests

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) launched its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) Anniversary Report with a call for NGOs, Governments and businesses to work together in an effort to help tackle deforestation in Indonesia.

The Rainforest Alliance to evaluate APP's progress in implementing its Forest Conservation Policy

International environment organisation, the Rainforest Alliance, has agreed to conduct an external evaluation of the progress Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has made in implementing the commitments in its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) through an independent audit.

Asia Pulp and Paper releases 4th progress report to its Sustainability Roadmap: Vision 2020

Asia Pulp and Paper today releases its fourth update report on its Sustainability Roadmap: Vision 2020. The report provides an overview of the company’s work to end deforestation in its supply chain.

APP Statement on current engagement towards compliance with FSC policies

APP regards the FSC certification system as one of the world’s most credible standards for responsible forest management. We are therefore encouraged to hear that the board of directors has welcomed our Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) and is interested in understanding how the policy’s objectives will be achieved. We hope that their interest will ultimately lead to an agreement to consider a formal re-association with APP.

APP welcomes Greenpeace report into the implementation of its Forest Conservation Policy

APP welcomes a Greenpeace report on the work it is carrying out to permanently end deforestation in its supply chain through its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP).

China Development Bank Backs Indonesian Pulp and Paper Sector in Landmark Deal With APP

APP, through PT. OKI Pulp & Paper Mills (OKI), today completes a US$1.8 billion loan transaction with China Development Bank (CDB) for the development of what will be Indonesia’s largest pulp mill.

APP welcomes signing of landmark EU-Indonesia anti-illegal logging agreement

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today welcomed the signing in Brussels of the EU-Indonesia Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The agreement between the EU and Indonesia sets common standards of licensing for timber exports to the EU.

APP statement regarding the EPN milestones

On 19th September 2013, EPN released its milestones document, which sets out EPN’s expectations with regard to our Forest Conservation Policy (FCP).

The Sustainability Consortium Welcomes Asia Pulp & Paper

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is pleased to welcome Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), one of the largest paper companies in the world, as the newest member of TSC. The Sustainability Consortium brings together large corporations from all over the world, to work collaboratively to improve consumer product sustainability.

APP’s New Mill in South Sumatra to Uphold No Deforestation Commitment

PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk and PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, part of Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), have completed the acquisition of a 70.58% shareholding (each 35.29% shareholding) in PT. OKI Pulp & Paper Mills, a company currently developing a pulp and paper mill in South Sumatra, Indonesia on July 11, 2013.

Asia Pulp and Paper's No Deforestation policy continues as it issues its third Sustainability Roadmap 'Vision 2020' update

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) today announces that its commitment to end deforestation in its supply chain continues to protect Indonesian rainforest. The announcement comes as the company releases the third update to its Sustainability Roadmap ‘Vision 2020’.

TFT Verification Report Shows Asia Pulp & Paper Moratorium Intact

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has issued a report showing that allegations of its Forest Moratorium being violated are unfounded.

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) Commits to an Immediate Halt to All Natural Forest Clearance

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has announced an end to the clearing of natural forest across its entire supply chain in Indonesia, with immediate effect.

Javan Rhino Conservation Partnership Continues for the 2nd Year

A unique public-private partnership to conserve the highly endangered Javan rhino will continue for the second year following a signing ceremony in Jakarta. Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has made the agreement with Ujung Kulon National Park (TNUK) to extend the Javan rhino conservation partnership with Ujung Kulon National Park (TNUK) for another twelve months

Asia Pulp and Paper Achieves Highest Standards of Timber Legality Certification

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has received the SVLK timber legality certification on its ninth and final mill, confirming that it meets the highest standards of Indonesian wood legality throughout its entire manufacturing facilities.

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) Achieves Highest Standards of Timber Legality Certification: Certifications Address U.S. and EU Legality Standards

This week, Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) announced it has secured SVLK certification for all of its nine mills. SVLK is the Indonesian Wood Legality Verification System, and APP today confirmed that the full scope of its operations is now SVLK certified, meeting the highest global standards for wood legality.