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Letter to Asia Pulp & Paper: PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)

Letter to Asia Pulp & Paper: PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)


17 March 2017

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Association with new suppliers in Bangka Belitung, PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)

A group of nearly 60 Indonesian and international NGOs sent today a letter to APP director, Linda Wijaya, to express concern regarding a new possible supplier, PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (PT BRS).

According to a recent NGO report, the company has a concession laying up to 85% on land used by local communities for their livelihoods. The report suggests that 100,000 people in West Bangka ... read more

Posted on 09:57 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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The Future of Paper

The Future of Paper


28 April 2015

A short video on paper cosumption

  The Future of Paper (flv, 7.224 kB)

Posted on 02:56 AM in Feature, joint position papers, Indonesia, Position Papers, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation

EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation


28 April 2014

Media release

The Environmental Paper Networks (EPN) of Europe and North America cautiously welcome today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of a plan to work with global and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

With its announcement, APP commits to all elements of “The First Test”, a set of Performance Milestones developed by the EPN in September last year (1), to guide the ... read more

Posted on 11:43 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Global Paper Vision

Global Paper Vision


Environmental Paper Network, March 2014

Our Vision

We share a common vision of a forest, pulp and paper industry that contributes to a clean, healthy, just and sustainable future for all life on earth. We seek a world with new consumption patterns that meet the needs of all people while eliminating waste and over-consumption, where paper production is less reliant on virgin fibre and not associated with loss of biodiversity or forests, maximises use of recycled materials, respects ... read more

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Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!

Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!


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Posted on 09:43 PM in Agro Fuels, Activities, democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Recent Activities, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Society & Religion, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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Pulp trade with APRIL – Indonesia’s lead driver of deforestation for pulp

Pulp trade with APRIL – Indonesia’s lead driver of deforestation for pulp


Berlin, 11. April 2013

Dear Mr. Krengel,

ending deforestation is a global priority for many environmental organisations including the European Environmental Paper Network, Greenpeace, Robin Wood and Watch Indonesia!. We campaign on the global drivers of deforestation including soy, palm oil, cattle and pulp & paper. Over the last decade, our campaigns have succeeded in initiating agreements to end deforestation with the main players in both the soya and cattle sector in Brazil. Within Indonesia, we have been instrumental in influencing ... read more

Posted on 08:20 PM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Open Letters, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!

Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!


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Posted on 08:57 PM in Agro Fuels, Activities, History & Overview, Human Development, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Land & Indigenous Rights, East Timor, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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Open Letter to Financial Institutions

Open Letter to Financial Institutions


06 November 2012

Dear Sir/Madam,

with this letter the 60 undersigned non-governmental organisations (NGOs) wish to ask you to carefully screen any pulp industry investment projects related to Indonesia, such as new mills, particularly those of companies associated with the Sinar Mas Group, notably Asia Pulp & Paper (APP).

Our concern is the environmental and social consequences of the massive destruction of natural forests that can be shown to be linked to past and current over-capacity in pulp milling plants in Indonesia. ... read more

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Open letter to the Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on the occasion of his visit to the United Kingdom

Open letter to the Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on the occasion of his visit to the United Kingdom


London, 31st of October 2012

Conservation of the rainforest

Dear President Yudhoyono,

On the occasion of your visit to Europe, we write this open letter appealing to you to support the conservation of the rainforest with all your power and to protect the inhabitants of forested lands as well as their rights.

Industrial logging, the establishment of palm-oil plantations, and the planting of fast-growing species of trees such as acacia for the wood and paper industries are the major causes of rainforest ... read more

Posted on 07:26 AM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Indonesiens Unternehmerelite lässt die Puppen tanzen

Indonesiens Unternehmerelite lässt die Puppen tanzen


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Posted on 02:42 AM in Agro Fuels, democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Elections & Political Parties, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Papua, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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