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 […]

Sateri – Award-Winning Supplier of Cellulose-Based Materials

Sateri – Award-Winning Supplier of Cellulose-Based Materials

In 2014, Sateri Holdings Limited, a major international producer of cellulose products with manufacturing and production facilities in Brazil and China, received its third Asian Excellence Recognition Award in a row. The award was presented by the continent-spanning publication Corporate Governance Asia as part of efforts to encourage superior business practices in the region. It credited Sateri’s record […]

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) starts forest restoration exercise in Sumatra

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) starts forest restoration exercise in Sumatra

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) has started a forest restoration exercise in Sumatra, with the planting of 2 million trees. The RER project was launched in 2013 under a restoration licence granted by Indonesia’s government. The aim of the project was to revitalise the landscape, create sustainable lifestyles for the local forest communities and to establish a replicable […]

APRIL Announces New Sustainable Forest Management Policy

APRIL Announces New Sustainable Forest Management Policy

APRIL announced a new policy direction on Sustainable Forest Management to boost reforestation efforts and sustainable wood sourcing. “Growth is important but sustainability is also important. We are a long-time player,” APRIL president Praveen Singhavi told The Jakarta Post on Monday. (See media coverage – Jakarta Post) The Sustainable Forest Management Policy The Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) […]