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InTjiwi Kimia's PM 9 started Tracks response paper with an annual capacity oftons. Inpaper machine No. APP-China employs over 37, people and created 5, new jobs in It was soon heavily leveraged ; from toit only produced 1. According to a Friends of the Earth report fromAPP has cleared overhectares of rainforest in the past decade, and planned to cut anotherover the next five years.
The company is also known for defaulting on debt repayments induring a period of wide-scale financial problems in the South East Asia region. This partnership was supposed to allow Rainforest Alliance to identify and monitor high conservation value forest within four concessions managed by APP in Pulau Muda, Serapung, Siak, and Bukit Batu, and provide independent "verification statements" to attest to the scope and results of the company's efforts to protect these high conservation value areas.
Rainforest Alliance made a number of requests for changes in the management of these areas in the first year of the contract, and found that the situation had deteriorated by late and some areas had been cleared, leading Rainforest Alliance to terminate the agreement in Februarystating: The company has not demonstrated a comprehensive, consistent or dedicated approach toward conservation management necessary to maintain or enhance the forest ecosystems fundamental to the survival of the High Conservation Value Forests present there.
On the termination of all ties with the FSC ina spokesman for WWF commented "Apparently the company has decided to run a global propaganda campaign rather than protect forests with high conservation values. The investigation found tracks on the new road of the critically endangered Sumatran tigerwhose wild population has been reduced to less than individuals.
APP claimed that it was building this state-of-the-art, paved highway for the benefit of the local communities, though satellite imagery shows that the road does not go anywhere near the two settlements. The authors of the report stated: We strongly urge APP to join the ranks of responsible businesses and conduct its operations within the law.
All nine of APP's Indonesian mills had received SVLK timber legality certification, which is the Indonesian Timber Legality Assurance System, designed to ensure the mills only receive and process timber from legal sources, and that all products exported from the country are traceable to verifiable points of origin.
APP was then authorized by the European Commission to import fiber products. Immediate halt of natural forest clearance across its entire supply chain. In addition, APP's policy specifically welcomes third party observers to verify the implementation — a first for APP and for the industry.
Absolute deadline of 31 August for all natural forest wood felled prior to 1 February to be accepted at its pulp mills. This tiger had become trapped by an animal snare at the edge of an APP concession, and had been there for at least seven days, without food or water. Attempts to tranquilize and rescue the tiger failed due to its poor condition of health.
APP stated that the trap was set by local villagers and was intended to target small mammals.
The sanctuary is surrounded and protected by production forests, where workers are continually on guard for illegal logging and wild fires that threaten the endangered Sumatran tigers' habitat.
Sumatra 's peat swamp forests are a key ramin habitat.
In the video they show logs from ramin trees sitting in an APP pulp yard. We take very seriously any evidence of violation of the regulations concerning the protection of endangered tree species…APP maintains a strict zero tolerance policy for illegal wood entering the supply chain and has comprehensive chain of custody CoC systems to ensure that only legal wood enters its pulp mill operations.
By employing Indonesian people, APP is reducing deforestation, as more employment means less poverty, which means less pressure to move into the forest. Due to consumer and marketplace pressures, in FebruaryAPP made a commitment to improving forest conservation, which it dubbed its Forest Conservation Policy.
Because over capacity has been linked to negative environmental and social impacts, APP partners raised concerns that the commitments outlined in the Forest Conservation Policy could not be met.
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Asia Pulp & Paper, also known in the paper industry as APP, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, is one of the largest pulp and paper companies in the world.
It was founded by Eka Tjipta Widjaja with the help of co-founder Singgih Wahab Kwik (Kowik) who was also the adviser of the previous owners of Indah Kiat and former head of commissary and deputy of Sinar Mas Group, who had significant ties to the.
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