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Jeans Levi's berpaling dr penggunaan produk kertas yg mengancam kelestarian hutan Sumatra via @mongabay

Editor's note: Due to an error in an earlier version of this story, which asserted that Levi's had specifically dropped APP as part of its new procurement policy, we are posting APP's response to RAN's statement. While it is Asia Pulp & Paper Group’s policy not to discuss any commercial matters pertaining to our customers, it’s crucial to note that Levi-Strauss (Levi’s) is public in their support of FSC certification, and not that they have not dropped APP, as Mongabay and RAN suggest. This can be seen in the Levi-Strauss’ sustainable forest procurement policy from December 2010 that you link to within your article. Neither Asia Pulp & Paper (nor the country of Indonesia) is specifically mentioned anywhere within the policy. APP encourages western companies to adopt procurement policies that support sustainable practices in developing countries like Indonesia. We also supp...

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