APRIL regrets that there has been a breach of an important policy commitment on our concession area at Pulau Padang. We are deeply disappointed and understand the seriousness of this breach. We are taking immediate disciplinary action with those involved and reviewing all our processes to ensure this does not happen again.
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Following the Stakeholder Advisory Committee’s (SAC) December 2014 meeting and the subsequent publication of its recommendations relating to the KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG) specified auditing procedures on APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) implementation, we are pleased to enclose an Action Plan outlining immediate and future steps as well as completed actions. This Plan is submitted in accordance with APRIL’s SFM Policy Verification Process. Read more ›
Jakarta, 10 March 2015 — As part of ongoing engagement with external communities, APRIL joined a high profile group of decision makers including government officials, business leaders and opinion formers in Jakarta last month to discuss and debate the macro-economic and political challenges and opportunities facing Indonesia. Read more ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›