Volunteers from RAPP make inroads in infrastructure development for community

Volunteers from RAPP make inroads in infrastructure development for community

APRIL Group’s Indonesia operations PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper’s (RAPP) ongoing commitment to community development continues to make the headlines in Riau. Employee volunteers help build 1.5km road Staff in the RAPP Employee Volunteering Programme worked hand-in-hand with members of the community in Tebing Tinggi in Kuantan Singingi Regency, Riau to build a 1.5 […]

GlobeAsia: Balancing growth with conservation

GlobeAsia: Balancing growth with conservation

Mr Tony Wenas, Director APRIL Group Indonesia Operations and President Director PT RAPP, was recently interviewed by GlobeAsia. The article and feature image are shared with permission from GlobeAsia. Links and images have been added. Indonesia’s large forestry sector has been a major driver of economic growth over the past few decades. But in recent years the sector has come under heavy […]

Asia Symbol clinches award for Sustainability Report

Asia Symbol clinches award for Sustainability Report

Asia Symbol recently clinched the “GoldenBee 2015 Excellent CSR Report” Award for “Foreign Investment Enterprises and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan Investment Enterprises” for its Sustainability Report 2013-2014. The world-leading China-based pulp and paper producer was among seven recipients given the prestigious award at the Eighth International Symposium on China CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Report, held […]

Asia Symbol unveils world’s first paper product with both CFCC & PEFC logos

Asia Symbol unveils world’s first paper product with both CFCC & PEFC logos

Asia Symbol, a world leading producer of pulp and paper, unveiled in June 2015 the world’s first copy paper product to bear both the CFCC and PEFC logos. This marks an important milestone in its sustainable development journey. The premium PaperOne 85g copy paper has a distinct red packaging to commemorate this achievement.  This adds […]

APRIL Group achieves PEFC Sustainable Forest Management Certification for Indonesia

APRIL Group achieves PEFC Sustainable Forest Management Certification for Indonesia

APRIL Group joined representatives from the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the Indonesian Forest Certification Co-operation (IFCC) on June 8, 2015, in announcing it was awarded the first PEFC Sustainable Forest Management certification for an Indonesian forestry company. PEFC is the world’s leading forest certification system, and IFCC is its Indonesian partner. […]

APRIL Group’s Groundbreaking Paper Mill Facility

APRIL Group’s Groundbreaking Paper Mill Facility

APRIL Group had a groundbreaking ceremony on May 22, 2015, for their third paper mill facility to meet increasing export demand for premium and high-value digital paper products. The ceremony was graced by guest-of-honour Minister for Industry Saleh Husin, who was hosted by APRIL Group Indonesia Operations Managing Director Tony Wenas and RGE Director Anderson […]

RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework

RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework

The RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework is a holistic policy that spells out RGE’s promise to sustainable development. This is to be achieved by the implementation of best practices in the social, environmental and economic domains. About the RGE Forestry, Fibre, Pulp & Paper Sustainability Framework The Sustainability Framework is guided by […]

APRIL Group Announces Sustainable Forest Management Policy 2.0 (SFMP 2.0)

APRIL Group Announces Sustainable Forest Management Policy 2.0 (SFMP 2.0)

APRIL Group has introduced new measures to ensure deforestation is completely eliminated from its supply chain through its Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) 2.0 which represents a renewed commitment to long-term sustainability of forest in Indonesia. SFMP 2.0: A Major Step The Policy marks a major step in APRIL Group’s 15-year commitment to sustainability. APRIL […]