The Bigger Picture: Conservation and Eco-Restoration Sits Alongside Production Forestry In Indonesia

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april forest

It is important we comment on a video recently distributed by Greenpeace depicting legal commercial plantation forestry activity in Indonesia involving APRIL and its suppliers. Read more ›

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APRIL Points to Progress on Sustainable Forest Management – Rejects Greenpeace Claims

Reforesting degraded forest

Greenpeace has recently made a number of statements attacking APRIL’s progress and track record on sustainable forest management. We reject these claims. Read more ›

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RESPONSE TO GREENPEACE MEDIA STATEMENT

APRIL sustainably managed forest

We wish to take the opportunity to respond to a report prepared by Greenpeace earlier in January and distributed selectively to media and stakeholders. The report repeats claims made in July 2014 regarding supposed deficiencies in our Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). We disagree with these claims. Read more ›

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APRIL Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) – One Year After

SFMP First Anniversary

On 28 January 2014 APRIL announced a far-reaching commitment to the environment, introducing an upgraded Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). This represented a significant milestone and commitment in our sustainability journey.

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Third SAC Meeting Report Summary

Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC)

Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC)

on APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP)

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APRIL’s Response to SAC Recommendations

APRIL Response to SAC Recommendations

The independent Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) established to oversee APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) met with APRIL’s leadership for three days in December 2014. The SAC appointed KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG) to assess implementation of APRIL’s Policy that was launched in January 2014. The main purpose of this meeting was to review the independent report evaluating the company’s progress against its Policy in the Specified Auditing Procedures performed by KPMG. Read more ›

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Fire Tracker

APRIL provides updates on forest fires in its concessions including map coordinates, the causes of fires and the status of firefighting efforts.

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What is April Dialog?
Facts and perspectives about forestry in Indonesia and APRIL's activities and practices. We welcome comment from those with constructive points of view to add to the discussion.

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