PREVIEWING THE INTERNATIONAL PEAT CONGRESS 2016

15th International Peat Congress

By: Anthony Greer PhD, Head Peatland Management

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SEVENTH STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAC) MEETING REPORT

SAC members and APRIL team at SFMP2.0 one year anniversary

Members of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) met for the seventh time on 21 to 24 June 2016 to review implementation of APRIL’s  Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) 2.0.  Read more ›

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Reflections: The Stakeholder Advisory Committee’s First Two and a Half Years

Joseph Lawson, Chairman of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee

By: Joseph C. Lawson, Chairman of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee

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SECOND MEETING OF THE INDEPENDENT PEAT EXPERT WORKING GROUP (IPEWG)

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Members of the Independent Peat Expert Working Group (IPEWG) conducted their second meeting on 29 April to 2 May 2016 in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau Province.  Read more ›

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BSCD Singapore Whitepaper: Landscape Approach to Conserving Forest Areas

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At the Responsible Business Forum for Food and Agriculture 2016, held in Jakarta in late April, APRIL Group’s Lucita Jasmin spoke about the company’s contribution to a whitepaper initiated by the Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore and its partner Syngenta, ‘Efficient Agriculture, Strong Economies in ASEAN: Private Sector Perspectives for Policy Makers.’
Here is a summary of her comments.

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APRIL Statement on Recent Reports of Non-compliance by Two Fibre Suppliers

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APRIL suppliers PT SRL and PT RL have recently been addressing separate instances of claimed non-compliance with certain laws and regulations. APRIL has provided clear instructions to both suppliers to immediately address the matters.   Read more ›

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