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How KFC is junking the jungle by driving rainforest destruction in Indonesia

Publication | 2012-05-24 at 8:00

Greenpeace International research has revealed that KFC is sourcing paper for its packaging products from rainforests. This has been confirmed in China, the UK and Indonesia. Products found to contain rainforest fibre include cups, food boxes,...

How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet

Publication | 2010-07-06 at 8:00

Sumatra’s peat swamp forests not only provide habitat for endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, they are also of critical importance in mitigating climate change. The clearing and draining of peatlands is the key reason why Indonesia...

Forest report: in the green or in the red?

Publication | 2009-02-12 at 10:00

This report aims to study the adequacy of environmental disclosures with regards to the current listing requirements in Hong Kong. It briefly reviews the forestry sector, related environmental issues and the main industries derived from forestry.

Merbau Report

Publication | 2007-04-17 at 8:00

Merbau Report

Sharing the blame

Publication | 2006-03-28 at 11:05

Global Consumption and China’s Role in Ancient Forest Destruction

Paradise Under Threat

Publication | 2006-03-02 at 12:05

Ancient forests are one of the planet’s vital natural resources. Thousands of years old, they are primary and old growth forests found in a variety of climates from temperate to tropical regions of the world. Some of the ancient forests under...

Trading away our last ancient forests

Publication | 2005-12-05 at 10:00

The threats to forests from trade liberalization under the WTO. Vast tracts of ancient forest around the world stand on the brink of extinction. 10 million hectares are vanishing every year, or a soccer pitch every two seconds. This updated study...

Investigation on APP's Hainan Project

Publication | 2005-05-26 at 14:19

APP started its investment in Hainan Province in 1995. APP now has three subsidiaries in Hainan: the Jinhai Pulp & Paper Plant, the Jinhua Foresty Company and the Fu Meilin Company. In January 1997, APP started its joint venture Jinhua Forestry...

APP's Expansion in China

Publication | 2005-05-26 at 14:09

Illegal logging is rampant across the world and especially in Indonesia. Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), a subsidiary of the Indonesian Sinar Mas Group specializes in the pulp and paper industry, and is the biggest company of its kind in the world.

Does APP have any right to sue the Zhejiang Province Hotel Industry Association in...

Publication | 2005-01-12 at 10:00

Does APP have any right to sue the Zhejiang Province Hotel Industry Association in China for boycotting APP's products?

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