Progress on the Performance Milestones needed to be verified by independent audits. Their auditing helps customers and investors determine whether APP is effectively implementing its policy commitments and can help guide action by other pulp/paper companies in Indonesia and elsewhere.
In 2015, the Rainforest Alliance completed an independent audit of APP’s progress on its Forest Conservation Policy, informed by the EPN’s Performance Milestones. The review led to changes in APP’s implementation plan, but some key aspects of the commitment remain insufficiently fulfilled still.
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