Greenpeace Press Releases

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Comment on Golden Agri Resources progress

Press release | May 21, 2015 at 18:28

In 2011, after pressure from Greenpeace, customers and other NGOs, GAR announced a Forest Conservation Policy that aims to protect forests and peatlands in its estates. While GAR at the time was the first company to publish such a commitment, at...

Indonesian President Extends Weak Forest Moratorium

Press release | May 13, 2015 at 22:12

Jakarta: Indonesian president Joko Widodo today extended a moratorium on new concessions over forest areas, but failed to heed bipartisan calls from civil society and progressive industry to strengthen the measure in order to fully protect...

The World Bank must stop support for coal in Indonesia: Springs Meetings must lead to...

Press release | April 17, 2015 at 9:08

April 15, 2015 – Activists are calling on the World Bank to heed its own advice and follow a clear pathway to low-carbon development – starting with its own energy sector operations. While the Bank has ruled out direct support for coal plants in...

High Carbon Stock Toolkit

Press release | April 2, 2015 at 10:00

Singapore: Major plantation companies and NGOs including Golden Agri-Resources, Asia Pulp and Paper, Wilmar International Limited, Greenpeace, Agropalma, WWF, the Forest Peoples Programme, Rainforest Action Network, Unilever and TFT have today...

Musim Mas Joins IPOP

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 16:28

Musim Mas, one of Indonesia’s biggest traders in palm oil, has announced that it has joined the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge. The IPOP signatories are a number of progressive Indonesian palm oil companies that have announced the right steps to stop...

3M, Banks Pressure APRIL Over Deforestation

Press release | March 9, 2015 at 18:36

Jakarta, 9 March 2015 – Singapore-based pulp and paper company, Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL) and its parent group, Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) are under pressure after “Post-It Notes” maker 3M became the latest company to suspend...

Sime Darby NBPOL

Press release | March 3, 2015 at 15:48

Jakarta, March 3, 2015: The completed purchase of New Britain Palm Oil Ltd puts buyer Sime Darby Plantations on the spot: will it match NBPOL’s responsible palm oil practices on the ground, in particular by adopting a comprehensive forest...

Tebo District Incident

Press release | March 2, 2015 at 14:42

On Friday, 27 February 2015 Mr Indra Pelani, a resident of Lubuk Mandarsah village in Tebo district, Jambi and a member of the Sakato Jaya Farmers’ Association, was found dead following an incident apparently involving seven security officers...

Rainforest Alliance independent evaluation of APP’s progress

Press release | February 5, 2015 at 9:00

Greenpeace statement on Rainforest Alliance report ‘An Evaluation of Asia Pulp & Paper’s Progress to Meet its Forest Conservation Policy (2013) and Additional Public Statements’

APRIL's Policy Aniversary marked by broken promises

Press release | January 28, 2015 at 19:54

APRIL and other Royal Golden Eagle group pulp companies “are greatest threat to Indonesia’s rainforests” says Greenpeace

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