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Indonesia

APRIL Group invests $2.3 billion in paperboard factory in Indonesia’s Sumatra

Pulp and paper maker Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL Group) on Tuesday began construction on a 33.4 trillion rupiah ($2.33 billion) paperboard production facility on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, the company said. The factory will be part of APRIL’s operations in Riau province and have the capacity to produce 1.2 million tonnes of folding box […]

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Forests
Indonesia

How I got hereā€¦ forestry sustainability expert, Aida Greenbury

The outspoken former Asia Pulp and Paper executive tells Eco-Business about navigating the politics of sustainability leadership roles, and why you don’t need to be a sustainability expert to make a difference. Aida Greenbury is one of the most well-recognised figures in Asia’s foresty and sustainability sector. Best known for her time building and running the […]

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Indonesia

Reasons Why Asia Pulp And Paper Is Doing Well

Asia pulp is one of the largest producers of pulp with a production capacity that rivals North America. They produce around 43 million tons per year, which accounts for about 30% of world pulp production. This high production rests on two pillars: manufacturing (which includes the processing and conversion to Pulp) and forest management. Manufacturing […]

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Canada
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A quietly negotiated trade agreement with Indonesia is a bad deal for Canada

Through its subsidiary Paper Excellence, the giant Asia Pulp & Paper conglomerate already controls much of Canada’s pulp industry. The company is now suing Nova Scotia for $450 million, and the new deal will expose Canadians to even more corporate litigation before judges who are not appointed by elected governments. It’s the latest “bilateral trade […]

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