EPN Media Releases

Pulping Borneo

Pulping Borneo

Jakarta, 23 May 2023 – A new investigative report, Pulping Borneo, finds that the Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) Group, the world’s largest viscose producer and major paper products company, continues to rely on deforestation in its supply chain despite a high-profile...

Flushing the Climate: Which U.S. Stores are Still Selling the World’s Most Destructive Toilet Paper? 

Flushing the Climate: Which U.S. Stores are Still Selling the World’s Most Destructive Toilet Paper? 

9 years after their highly publicized Forest Conservation Policy was announced, monitoring by Indonesian and international NGOs finds Asia Pulp and Paper is failing to keep its promises, damaging the climate and harming local communities in Indonesia. EPN-North...

Remembering Lafcadio Cortesi

Remembering Lafcadio Cortesi

by Sergio Baffoni I first met Lafcadio by hearsay. In Papua New Guinea, after having left years before, he was a legend among the clans' people. Yet, when I finally met him in person, it was a great discovery. And it was immediately an intense friendship, because it...

Korean Paper Company Plunders the Last Rainforests While Continuing to Claim Operations are Eco-Friendly

Korean Paper Company Plunders the Last Rainforests While Continuing to Claim Operations are Eco-Friendly

Year long Investigation Reveals Deforestation Throughout Pulp & Paper Supply Chain Merauke, Papua, Indonesia (15 March, 2022) — A new investigation released today by Environmental Paper Network (EPN), Mighty Earth, Pusaka, Solutions for Our Climate (SFOC), Korean...