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9 January 2017

Indonesia recognizes the rights of 9 indigenous communities to their forests in unprecedented announcement by Pres. Widodo

Author: Mongabay

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14 June 2016

Trees Don’t Grow in ash: A closer look at RAPP’s Forest Fire Prevention Program

Author: Muhamad Al Azhari, Jakarta Globe

2 Jun 2016...

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14 March 2016

Indonesia: Multi-stakeholder group formed to help solve problem of forest fires

Author: Muhamad Al Azhari, Jakarta Globe

"Multi-stakeholder alliance formed to fight fires in Indonesia", 11 Mar 2016...

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23 September 2015

Indonesia: NGOs challenge paper firms’ claim that forest fires start outside suppliers’ land; APP & April comment

Author: David Fogarty, Straits Times (Singapore)

“Haze: Firms feel heat as pressure mounts”, 21 Sept 2015...

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22 June 2015

Indonesia: Pulp & paper company APRIL revises sustainability plan to end deforestation & harms to communities

Author: Packaging Business Review (UK)

“April goes green by giving red signal to deforestation in Indonesia”, 4 Jun 2015...

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10 February 2015

APRIL (Asia Pacific Resources Intl. Limited) response to BankTrack rejoinder

Author: APRIL

Upon invitation from Business and Human Rights Resource Center to respond to the second round of allegations circulated by BANKTRACK, we would like to reiterate the following...We note BANKTRACK’s comment that our first response did not address...

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10 February 2015

Indoneisa: BankTrack allegations against Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited (APRIL) re its involvement in land and social conflicts in Riau Province

In December 2014 BankTrack released a new report titled "Banking with Principles?". The report assesses 32 of the largest global banks against the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The report also referred to several case studies...

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5 January 2015

Business conference summary

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

"Understanding and Implementing Respect for Human Rights in a Business Context: A Conference for Business Leaders", 6 Nov 2014...

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17 December 2014

APRIL (Asia Pacific Resources Intl. Limited) response

Author: APRIL

As to not be misrepresented by BANKTRACK’s report, we would like to take this opportunity to present the facts in relation to our operations in Indonesia...APRIL is a leading producer of fibre, pulp and paper with operations division in Riau Province,...

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19 February 2012

Land Wars: Indonesia Unrest Shows Risks of Resource-Led Growth

Author: Jason Tedjasukmana, Time Magazine

Hundreds of villagers have gathered...to speak with the mediation team sent by the government to help settle a dispute between Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper (RAPP) [part of Asia Pacific Resources International] and villagers who want to force the...

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