APP focuses on third-party forest clearance in move towards zero deforestation target

18 March 2015

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) will focus on third-party forest clearance as part of a raft of measures this year to move towards its target of zero deforestation in the supply chain.

The carton board and packaging business said its Forest Conservation Policy Implementation Plan (FCP) for 2015 onwards would prioritise issues including dealing with forest encroachment and illegal logging by third-parties, peatland best management practices, social conflict resolution, wildfire prevention and management, workers’ rights and sustainable wood supply.

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