Anaheim California, June 13, 2016 - The Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia has honored Charta Global for its continuing expansion, leadership and growing import volumes of Indonesian paper products into the United States.The award was given at its annual Buyers Appreciation ceremony held in Los Angeles California by The Consulate General of Indonesia and Indonesia Trade Promotion Center and follows Charta's nomination of the prestigious Primaduta Award, which recognizes companies who demonstrate bilateral trade growth and successful job expansion in both Indonesia and the United States. The President of the Republic of Indonesia, President Joko Widodo will present the award during the opening ceremonies at the national Indonesian Trade Expo in Jakarta on October 12, 2016.
According to Mr. Arief Wibisono, Director of the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center in Los Angeles, "Year-after-year, we have continued to see growth in trade between Indonesia and the United States, and companies like Charta are helping to facilitate that important growth between our two countries. Not only are we able to provide US consumers access to some of Indonesia's most innovative and exclusive products, but also help grow and create job opportunities in both countries as well, we are thrilled to be engaged with business leaders such as Charta Global. "
“We are both humbled and honored to be recognized by the republic of Indonesia." said Mr. Rizal Setiadi, head of Charta Global. "The combination of Indonesia products and a dedicated U.S. sales and support staff, provides an unmatched set of capabilities, combining both countries and cultural expertise into a single dynamic team. As we look to expand our paper business and product base, we can continue to provide our customers with Indonesia quality, while incorporating American values".
Charta Global, headquartered in Anaheim, CA distributes a diverse portfolio of world-class coated/uncoated and specialty papers for commercial and digital printing. The product mix also includes carbonless, thermal, NCR, art board, stationery and office products. Exclusive merchants and distributors throughout the US, Mexico, South and Central American markets utilize Charta Global’s world-class supply chain and logistics programs enabling just-in-time delivery for end use. As a strategic partner of Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), Charta Global leverages a robust R&D network and leading sustainability practices in one of the world's largest fully integrated pulp and paper manufacturers with more than 20 million metric tons of capacity. For more information visit www.chartaglobal.com
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About Asia Pulp and Paper
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) is a trade name for a group of pulp and paper manufacturing companies. APP is responsible for delivering quality products to meet the growing global demand for tissue, packaging and paper. On any given day, our products find their way into the hands of consumers in various branded forms all over the world.
Maintaining the integrity of our supply chain is crucial to APP’s operations. APP launched its Sustainability Roadmap Vision 2020 in June 2012 and its Forest Conservation Policy in February 2013, to further improve its environmental performance, biodiversity conservation, and protection of community rights. Key objectives of this roadmap are to ensure that its pulpwood suppliers adopt High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) protection, peatland protection, and be 100% Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) certified by 2020.
In April 2014, APP launched its commitment to support the protection and restoration of one million hectares of forest in Indonesia. In line with that commitment, by 2015 APP and its suppliers have allocated approximately 600,000 hectares for conservation within its suppliers’ concessions and for ecosystem restoration.
Learn more about APP’s path to operational excellence by reading our Sustainability Reports and Forest Conservation Policy on: www.asiapulppaper.com