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Asia Pulp & Paper: from confrontation to engagement

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | October 29, 2013

I’m usually concerned about speaking too soon, but it feels to me like the risk of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) now reneging on its zero deforestation pledge is diminishing with every passing month. Breaking such a highly publicised promise...

Asia Pulp and Paper exposed for pulping tiger sanctuaries

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | December 15, 2011

A new report has just been released by the Eyes on The Forest organization in Indonesia. Through field investigations in June and October 2011 and historical satellite image analysis up to June 2011, Eyes on the Forest found that...

Another campaigner kicked out of Indonesia for fighting APP's deforestation

Blog entry by Andy Tait | October 24, 2011

Until last Wednesday, I was in Indonesia. I'd travelled there to work with colleagues in Jakarta and Sumatra on our continuing campaign to end the devastation of the country's magnificent rainforests. But after an extremely intense...

Greenpeace director refused entry to Indonesia following smear campaign

Blog entry by Jamie Woolley, Greenpeace UK | October 13, 2011

John Sauven the Executive Director of Greenpeace UK chats to Prince Charles during the Glastonbury music festival in 2010. Image: Vanessa Miles. In a bizarre turn of events usually seen in a John le Carré novel, the executive...

Why is the world's largest forest certification scheme still standing by APP?

Blog entry by Andy Tait | July 29, 2011 1 comment

Earlier this week, we released some   sad, shocking footage   showing the slow and gruesome death of a Sumatran tiger that became trapped within an   Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) concession in Sumatra's Riau province. The video...

APP commits to end deforestation!

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | February 5, 2013 5 comments

Today was a day I have at times feared might never come, but I’ve just emerged from a packed press conference in Jakarta for the launch of Asia Pulp & Paper’s new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ aimed to end its involvement in...

The Ghost of KFC’s Colonel Saunders haunts the streets of Toronto

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | November 2, 2012

This Halloween a team of Greenpeace volunteers took to the streets of Toronto accompanied by a ghostly Colonel Sanders. Our message was for KFC to keep rainforest destruction out of their packaging, and to let them know that Greenpeace...

Will KFC boss give us the nuggets we need or just more salad dressing?

Blog entry by Rolf Skar, Greenpeace USA Forest Campaign Director | October 23, 2012 3 comments

KFC recently uploaded a new statement to their website called “ Sustainable Sourcing and Waste Recovery ”. It looked like this could - if properly taken further - be the start of KFC’s response to the campaign that has seen hundreds of...

This is what APP’s new sustainability commitments look like

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | September 27, 2012 1 comment

Asia Pulp and Paper has spent the last few weeks telling customers around the world that the company’s latest sustainability pledges mean that this time, the changes the company has announced are genuine.  To the untrained eye new...

Asia Pulp and Paper rainforest destruction hits Canadian shelves

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | March 30, 2012

Breaking news – Greenpeace can reveal today that notorious rainforest destroyer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has begun distributing its Indonesian copy paper to major supermarkets and pharmacies right here in Canada. On the back of a...

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