Monthly Archives: gennaio 2014
Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL) has released a new Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). The company will establish a moratorium on clearing in concessions where there has not been independent assessment of conservation values. APRIL also promised that it … Continue reading
Indonesian pulp and paper giant Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (ARPIL) faces expulsion from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a body of 200 large companies that have made sustainability commitments, if it fails to stop clearing rainforests … Continue reading
Riau Forest Rescue Network (Jikalahari) reveals massive deforestation by industrial plantation companies during 2013 that also includes the green groupâ€™s doubts on paper giant companyâ€™s commitment to save Riauâ€™s natural forest and peatlands seriously.
>An Indonesian wood supplier that was recently certified under the countryâ€™s legal timber verification scheme has been clearing natural forests â€“ including stands of endangered ramin trees â€“ and draining peat swamps on its concession, alleges a local environmental watchdog. The … Continue reading