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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Newly Published Investigative Research Reveals Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) Involved in Hundreds of Conflicts with Local Communities in Indonesia

Newly Published Investigative Research Reveals Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) Involved in Hundreds of Conflicts with Local Communities in Indonesia

New research conducted by a coalition of Indonesian organisations and the Environmental Paper Network has found that the second-largest Indonesian paper company Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) is involved in hundreds of conflicts with communities...