Ensure Transparency and Integrity

  • Develop binding policies and targets and commit to a time-bound process for achieving them.
  • Demonstrate and report on chains of custody for all paper and paper products and ensure all buyers have easy access to reliable information on fibre content, sustainability and production methods of individual paper and paper products.
  • Eliminate greenwashing, or the practice of misleading consumers with false environmental claims.
  • Ensure fair systems of economic rewards and liabilities that help reduce the impacts of pulp and paper production and use.
  • Refuse investment and participation in business transactions (e.g., financing and trading) that are not fully consistent with this Vision.
  • Commit to transparent, regular, publicly available and comprehensive reporting on progress.

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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....

Social conflict, abuses and intimidation in the Jambi region, Indonesia  – a chronology of pulp industry actions and events

Social conflict, abuses and intimidation in the Jambi region, Indonesia – a chronology of pulp industry actions and events

Tension is increasing around global paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) pulpwood concessions in Indonesia. Lately, Indigenous communities have been facing recurrent acts of intimidation, criminalisation and episodes of violence have escalated, contributing to a...