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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

GAR Report

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 22:18

When Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) announced its ambitious Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) in early 2011, it aimed to position the company as an industry leader. GAR has collaborated with The Forest Trust to implement its FCP and to move towards...

Musim Mas and KLK policies

Press release | December 5, 2014 at 17:55

Following last week’s strong pro-peatlands and forests commitment by new Indonesian president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, two of the world’s largest palm oil producers and traders have announced policies to address criticism of deforestation in their...

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