Paper suppliers risk damaging Indonesia's reputation, argues report via @mongabay
Toy giant Mattel drops paper from APP and other 'controversial sources' (10/05/2011) The world's biggest toy-maker Mattel has pledged to overhaul its paper sourcing policies after a hard-hitting campaign from Greenpeace linked the toy giant to rainforest destruction in Indonesia by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Today, Mattel pledged to increase the use of recycled paper and sustainably-certified fiber to 70 percent by the year's end, and 85 percent by 2015. In addition, the company has said any 'controversial' company engaged in natural forest destruction will be kept out of its supply line, referring to, but not naming directly, APP. Surprisingly, APP told mongabay.com that it 'applauds' Mattel's new commitments. Asia Pulp & Paper to undertake human rights audit (09/22/2011) Paper products giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will undertake a human rights audit across its Indonesia...