Monthly Archives: maggio 2012

APP workers going on strike

13.000 workers of APP paper mill PT. Pinto Deli, are going on strike starting on June 4. to protest against unjust and unfair employment system and discrimination in companies under Sinar Mas Group. Among the complains by Paper Workers Union … Continue reading

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Greenpeace and KFC’s Secret Recipe: Rainforest Destruction

Greenpeace International today released evidence that KFC has been using product packaging sourced from rainforests, supplied by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Forensic testing in three markets – UK, China and Indonesia – repeatedly confirmed the presence of rainforest fibre … Continue reading

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WWF: latest APP promise more greenwash than protection

An Asia Pulp and Paper promise for a moratorium on natural forest logging in directly owned concessions needs to cover what goes into its mills rather than what comes off already mostly cleared areas, according to WWF. “APP once again … Continue reading

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Asia Pulp & Paper recruits the Prince of Darkness

The powerful British politician Lord Mandelson has been hired as a consultant by the controversial pulp & paper group Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), as reported by The Guardian. APP, one of the world largest paper groups, it is accused … Continue reading

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NGOs: paper products tainted by corruption

A coalition of Indonesia’s NGOs called Anti-Forest Mafia Coalition urged global pulp buyers last week to beware of allegedly corruption-tainted pulp products following an analysis of timber companies’ involvement in graft cases that jailed government officials in Riau province. The coalition … Continue reading

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