Paper milling & manufacturing
Indonesia's #2 pulp & paper company, after Asia Pulp & Paper. APRIL's plantations are located on the equator in Sumatra, Indonesia.
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owns 100% of Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd
|Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd|
Almost six months after the release of its Sustainable Forest Management Policy, this company continues business-as-usual rainforest destruction, betraying the spirit and substance of its policy. Read more on the Rainforest Action Network website.
[Source 2014][More on Forests]
Criticised for rampant environmental damage and human rights violations in Indonesia.
[Source 2010][More on Eco-Certification]
Asia Pulp & Paper and APRIL are among Indonesia's most destructive corporations. Between them, they produce 80 percent of Indonesia's pulp and paper. This comes from clear cutting rainforests and replacing them with monoculture acacia pulp wood plantations grown on these cleared rainforests and peatlands.
[Source 2010][More on Forests]
APRIL has been accused by Friends of the Earth of fuelling the deforestation of Indonesia. (Noted here as 'additional information only' due to age of report ).
[Source 2001][More on Forests]
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: remove commodity-driven deforestation from all supply chains by 2020; develop low carbon action plan.
[Source 2016][More on Climate Change]
The United Nations Global Compact asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of 10 values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment, and anti-corruption. However it's non-binding nature has been widely criticised, and many signatory corporations continue to violate the Compact's values.
[Source x][More on Sustainability Reporting]
The Sustainable Food Lab is a network of business, public sector, and civil society leaders from around the globe who are working together to accelerate sustainability in mainstream food and agriculture.
[Source 2016][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
UPM-Kymmene Fine Paper, a strategic alliance between UPM-Kymmene of Finland and Singapore-based APRIL, source raw materials from Riau Pulp pulp mill, whose production is almost completely based on rainforest wood. (Noted here as 'additional information only' due to age of report ).
[Source 1997][More on Habitats]
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The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 3/5.
[Source 2015][More on Forests]
Indonesia's richest man [Forbes 2008], Sukanto Tanoto, controls Raja Garuda Emas International (aka Royal Golden Eagle International), a holding company with activities ranging from paper, palm oil, construction, and energy business sectors.
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Products / BrandsAPRIL
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