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Indonesia's pulp and paper targets incompatible with green growth goals

Indonesia's pulp and paper targets incompatible with green growth goals

APP's new 'sustainability roadmap' won't spare unprotected tiger habitat in Sumatra (07/27/2012) Asia Pulp & Paper's new sustainability commitment represents a scaling back of earlier environmental pledges and does not offer new protection for natural forests in Sumatra, alleges a new report from Eyes on the Forest, a coalition of green groups based in Riau, Sumatra. Another red herring from Asia Pulp & Paper on its deforestation problem (05/29/2012) In a press release issued last Thursday, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) asserted that the presence of mixed tropical hardwood fiber (MTH) in its products 'does not come from the felling of virgin tropical rainforest trees in Indonesia'. The embattled paper giant goes on to say that 'the presence of MTH fiber says nothing about whether the product is sustainable or not" and that "MTH can be found easily in recycled paper.' All these p...

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