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Here you will find our latest statements and releases on current issues to aid the running of accurate and timely news.

Statement and Updates

Here you will find our latest statements and releases on current issues to aid the running of accurate and timely news.

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Response to the EPN report on Social Disputes on Supplier Concessions

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas recognizes our responsibility to the rural and forest communities that live and work in and around the boundaries of our supplier concessions.

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas responds to inaccurate reporting regarding fires on concession

The article “Three Indonesian firms with presence in S'pore linked to forest fires causing haze”, published in The Straits Times on 25 Sept 2019, implied that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas were one of three Singapore-linked companies connected to haze-causing fires.

Asia Pulp Paper Responds Inaccurate Reporting Regarding Fires Concession

The article “Three Indonesian firms with presence in S'pore linked to forest fires causing haze”, published in The Straits Times on 25 Sept 2019, implied that Asia Pulp & Paper were one of three Singapore-linked companies connected to haze-causing fires.

APP response to Auriga’s allegations of deforestation in East Kalimantan

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) strongly rejects the unsubstantiated allegations suggested by Auriga in its report titled “APP and APRIL violate zero-deforestation policies with wood purchases from Djarum Group concessions in East Kalimantan”.

APP's response to Mongabay's article "Paper giant denies secretly owning ‘independent’ suppliers" published on 5 June 2018

In reference to Goh Lin Piao, Managing Director of APP's response in the Mongabay article as to whether other Sinar Mas businesses fell outside our Forest Conservation Policy, his answer specifically referred to Golden Energy and Resources, which is a public-listed coal mining operation. 

APP Response to Greenpeace Statement

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is disappointed by the statement released by Greenpeace today.

APP Statement on Fires in Riau Province

There have been an increase in the number of hotspots and fire incidents in several regions across Indonesia, with four provinces declaring the highest fire alert.

APP response to Joint NGO Statement on 5th Anniversary of Asia Pulp & Paper’s Forest Conservation Policy

n the 5 years since APP launched our Forest Conservation Policy (FCP), we have made significant progress in achieving our goals as part of our new way of doing business.

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) further refutes allegations and announces it will invite stakeholders to review the facts in relation to the allegations made

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) further refutes the allegations made by the Associated Press (AP) stories of 19 and 20 December, and announces it will be inviting its stakeholders to review the facts in relation to the allegations made. 

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP)’s Response to the Associated Press (AP) Articles

In recent days The Associated Press (AP) through several articles made serious and unsubstantiated allegations against Asia Pulp & Paper (APP).

Statement from Asia Pulp & Paper regarding the Associated Press story published on the 20th December 2017 titled: Pulp Giant's Makeover Obscures Legal Ties

The Associated Press has made serious unsubstantiated allegations against Asia Pulp & Paper, that cast APP in a negative light. This is deeply disappointing.

Asia Pulp & Paper Group’s (APP) Statement on FSC’s Conditional Approval of the Roadmap to End Disassociation

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) welcomes the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) announcement on the conditional approval of the Roadmap to end disassociation with APP.

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