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 […]

Apical and Asian Agri to Help Smallholder Farmers in Increasing Yield with New Generation Seedlings

Apical and Asian Agri to Help Smallholder Farmers in Increasing Yield with New Generation Seedlings

President of Apical Group Dato’ Yeo How was at the 2nd Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs on 13 May 2015. He was one of four expert panellists invited to speak at the session themed “Commodities outlook: Impact of falling prices”. The session focused on declining global commodity […]

RAPP’s Dr Abdul Gafur among Top 500 Researchers

RAPP’s Dr Abdul Gafur among Top 500 Researchers

PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper’s (RAPP) Abdul Gafur is in Webometrics’ Top 500 Researchers in Indonesian Institutions, based on data collected in the fourth week of February 2015 from the public profiles of researchers working in Indonesian institutions. Being the only industrial representative in a list dominated by government and university based researchers, 206-ranked […]

Woodfibre LNG Limited launches Engagement Portal Askwoodfibrelng.ca

Woodfibre LNG Limited launches Engagement Portal Askwoodfibrelng.ca

Canadian-based Woodfibre LNG Limited launched Ask WoodFibre LNG, a community engagement web portal for the Woodfibre LNG Project, on April 1, 2015. The interactive website aggregates questions and answers (Q&As) on the Woodfibre LNG Project for its stakeholders, which include local communities and non-governmental organisations. Visitors can access the website to engage the Project team […]

APRIL Releases SFMP Action Plan 2015

APRIL Releases SFMP Action Plan 2015

APRIL released an Action Plan for sustainable forest management March 2015. The Action Plan was developed following the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) December 2014 meeting and based on their recommendations relating to the KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG) specified auditing procedures on APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). In January 2014, APRIL announced their Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) […]

Woodfibre LNG Meets Community during Open Houses

Woodfibre LNG Meets Community during Open Houses

BC Environment Assessment Office (EAO) held Open Houses in January 28–30 2015 as part of the 45-day Public Comment Period on the Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) application for the Woodfibre LNG Project, a subsidiary of Pacific Oil & Gas. The open houses were organised over three days in Squamish, West Vancouver and on Bowen Island. […]

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) is Guangdong Province’s Outstanding Papermaking Company

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) is Guangdong Province’s Outstanding Papermaking Company

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., Ltd was named by the Guangdong Paper Association as one of “Guangdong Province’s Outstanding Paper-making Company in 2013-2014”. The honour came after stringent reviews by a panel of experts and the association. The event, which recognised the achievements of the paper-making companies in the Guangdong Province, was organised by Guangdong Paper Association. The Association aims […]

RGE Companies commitment to sustainability gives SIIA chairman optimism on Haze Issue

RGE Companies commitment to sustainability gives SIIA chairman optimism on Haze Issue

Every year, Indonesia and its neighbors brace for the dry season and the resulting haze that shrouds the skies and poses potential risks to health. In an editorial published in The Straits Times on 7 November 2014, chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), Professor Simon Tay, reflects on the progress that the region […]

APRIL Participates in Singapore’s Inaugural Haze Exhibition

APRIL Participates in Singapore’s Inaugural Haze Exhibition

APRIL participated in Singapore’s first-ever public exhibition on haze as a sponsor and exhibitor. The exhibition: “Haze: Know it. Stop it.”, held at VivoCity, one of Singapore’s busiest metropolitan shopping malls, from 7 to 9 November 2014, is organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA). The interactive exhibition, launched by Senior Minister of […]