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Indonesian paper giant APP takes over North American Domtar, putting the company’s credibility at risk

Indonesian paper giant APP takes over North American Domtar, putting the company’s credibility at risk

For the pulp and paper industry, it is the take-over of the decade. Domtar shareholders decided today to sell their shares to Paper Excellence and delivered the major North American uncoated freesheet paper producer (with 21 manufacturing facilities around the world,...

Social and environmental organizations worldwide urge Domtar stakeholders to reject US$2.8 billion Paper Excellence Deal, stressing social and environmental concerns

Social and environmental organizations worldwide urge Domtar stakeholders to reject US$2.8 billion Paper Excellence Deal, stressing social and environmental concerns

June 24, 2021 - More than 65 organizations from North America, Indonesia and all over the world joined together today in an open letter urging Domtar shareholders, financiers, and customers to oppose the proposed acquisition of the company by rival Paper Excellence....

‘Food estate’ projects eating up Indonesia’s forests: cascading threats on global environment and communities unveiled

‘Food estate’ projects eating up Indonesia’s forests: cascading threats on global environment and communities unveiled

Indonesia’s government recently announced plans for several new ‘food estate’ projects in Central Kalimantan, Papua and North Sumatra Provinces.  Despite their name, these developments are not about securing ‘food’: a new report reveals that, once in place, they would...