17 Jan '12, 8pm

Levi's drops Asia Pulp & Paper due to its link to deforestation in Indonesia

Kroger, America's largest grocery chain, stops carrying APP products due to deforestation concerns (12/22/2011) Kroger, America's largest grocery store chain, will stop carrying products sourced by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) due to concerns about deforestation, according to a statement on the company's web site. The move comes after a Greenpeace campaign targeting Paseo, a fast-growing toilet paper brand owned by APP. WWF: Asia Pulp & Paper misleads public about its role in destroying Indonesia's rainforests (12/16/2011) Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) continues to mislead the public about its role in destroying rainforests and critical tiger habitat across the Indonesian island of Sumatra, alleges a new report from Eyes on the Forest, a coalition of Indonesian environmental groups including WWF-Indonesia. The report, titled The truth behind APP’s Greenwash, is based on analysis of s...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0117-app_levi_strauss.html

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