APRIL on WWF’s Latest Advisory

APRIL is fully committed to its Sustainable Forest Management Policy

On July 17th, WWF issued an advisory that included recommendations on APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy.  The advisory is noteworthy.  Guidance from stakeholders helps make us more sustainable.  We appreciate all inputs communicated in their advisory.  APRIL found significant areas of alignment with the organisation’s recommendations.

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Posted in A Sustainable Development Model in Indonesia, Indonesia, Forestry & Development, Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP), WWF

APRIL Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) – Six Months After

Forest Management

In January, APRIL announced a Sustainable Forest Management Policy to conserve, protect and revitalize Indonesia’s forest resources. Since then, we’ve been working hard to implement the policy. We’ve had successes. We’ve made mistakes. We’ve also attracted a lot of attention – not all of it positive. So, six months in, we thought it would be good to assess where we are with the APRIL policy. Read more ›

Posted in A Sustainable Development Model in Indonesia, Indonesia, Forestry & Development, Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP)

APRIL in Full Compliance With Sustainability Policies

APRIL in full compliance with sustainability policies

Jakarta, 9 July 2014 : Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (“APRIL”) today affirmed that it is in full compliance with its sustainable forest management policies and that attacks on its credibility by Greenpeace are off-base. Read more ›

Posted in Accusations & Insights, Indonesia, Forestry & Development

APRIL Unit in Riau to Incentivize Fire-Free Villages

Signing Memorandum of Understanding between RAPP and village chiefs for Fire-Free Villages

Village Development Funds Offered

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Posted in A Sustainable Development Model in Indonesia, Indonesia, Forestry & Development

Publication on Riau Firefighting Collaboration

RAPP MoU Signing

Forest fire mitigation is a collaboration between the government, communities, civil society groups and the private sector.  Read more ›

Posted in A Sustainable Development Model in Indonesia, Indonesia, Forestry & Development, The Real Causes of Deforestation in Indonesia

APRIL Group Moves on Policy to Measure Forest Carbon

APRIL to colaborate on forest High Carbon Stock standard.

Pulp-paper maker joins search for industry conservation standards Read more ›

Posted in A Sustainable Development Model in Indonesia, Indonesia, Forestry & Development, Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP)
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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