Monthly Archives: marzo 2013

Forest logging moratorium violated by APP in Kalimantan, according NGOs

A consortium of “Kalimantan Forest Monitoring NGOs (RPHK)” in West Kalimantan lodged their protest over the Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) announced by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) in February. RPHK members found two independent suppliers of APP in West Kalimantan, … Continue reading

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Joint effort on Indonesian rainforest pays off

After years of campaigning by Indonesian and international environmental and social non-governmental organisations (NGOs), the largest paper company in Asia, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has announced a new Forest Conservation Policy which – among other commitments – extends an … Continue reading

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Indonesian pulp giant APRIL is bulldozing Indigenous community forests

In 2009, PT Toba Pulp Lestari announced that it was expanding its pulp and paper operations in Porsea, near Lake Toba in Sumatra from 165,000 tonnes per year to 300,000 tonnes per year. Since then, the company has been clearing … Continue reading

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