Monthly Archives: dicembre 2013

Ikea adopt a purchasing policy to prevent links with deforestation in Southeast Asia

After being exposed by the German NGO Robin Wood for having paper products linked to deforestation in Indonesia (Mixed Tropical Hardwood and Acacia) the Swedish furniture giant Ikea communicated a new policy on paper based products. Until to the end … Continue reading

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Kalimantan network exposes APP’s moratorium violation in Borneo

A Kalimantan-based NGOs consortium dedicated to monitoring deforestation in Indonesia’s part of Borneo released an investigative report on Tuesday, December 17th 2013, which reveals APP’s violation to its own self-imposed moratorium by the clearance of up to 1,400 ha natural … Continue reading

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APRIL accused of violating social-conflict mediation’s agreement

Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) allegedly violated its self-declared Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) commitment as it continued natural forest clearance in Bagan Melibur village of Padang Island, Riau province, an environmental group said.

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Peatlands clearing in Kalimantan despite moratorium

RPHK (Relawan Pemantau Hutan Kalimantan), an NGO coalition in Kalimantan (Relawan Pemantau Hutan Kalimantan – RPHK) released a report revealing that the “forest conservation policy” of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) / Sinar Mas Forestry (SMG) announced in February failed … Continue reading

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APP subsidiaries involved in Ramin harvesting in 2012

  Latest report published by Greenomics Indonesia, an NGO, disclosed Tuesday that two suppliers of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) in South Sumatra and West Kalimantan provinces had found clearing and supplying protected Ramin logs. The Investigation by Ministry of … Continue reading

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