27 Oct '14, 11am

Asia Pulp and Paper reveals how zero deforestation became a reality - Interview from BusinessGreen

Asia Pulp and Paper reveals how zero deforestation became a reality - Interview from BusinessGreen

Few companies have seen their green reputation undergo a more dramatic transformation than that experienced in recent years by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). For years the Indonesia-based paper giant was a bête noire of environmental campaigners and was repeatedly targeted by high-profile protests designed to highlight the connection between the company's blue-chip clients and the rainforest destruction that cleared the way for APP's plantations. Then, in early 2013, something remarkable and largely unprecedented happened. The company announced it would bring an immediate halt to deforestation, and what is more it would work with its former foes at Greenpeace to ensure the new zero deforestation policy was fully enacted. This Thursday at 3pm UK time BusinessGreen will host a Twitter debate with APP's Managing Director for Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement, Aida Greenbu...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/interview/2377440/asia-pu...

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