KPMG appointed to assess implementation of APRIL’s sustainability policy
The Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) has appointed KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG PRI) to conduct specified auditing procedures to assess implementation of APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). SAC is due to issue a report
Ecosystem Restoration: another way to sustainably manage forests
In a Jakarta Globe article, Jikalahari said APRIL’s support of Ecosystem Restoration is “no more than greenwashing.” However, APRIL sees Ecosystem Restoration as an example of how we balance the world’s demand for fibre with
Protecting Sensitive Land on Kampar Peninsula
In an online radio interview, Greenpeace said “APRIL is destroying hundreds of thousands of acres of natural rain forest including destroying an area with high conservation value inside that Kampar Peninsula.” This claim is irresponsible
Infographic: Why Responsible Forestry is Important for Indonesia
Indonesia is a rapidly developing country but millions still live in poverty. Responsible plantation forestry helps the economy grow, creating jobs and improving livelihoods. Through plantations, Indonesia can become a key player in sustainably meeting the world’s need for fibre from trees.