Rimbunan Hijau

Headquarters in Malaysia

Rimbunan Hijau website: www.rhpng.com.pg

 

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9 February 2004

Papua New Guinea: Rainforest Action Network & others praise Citigroup for enforcing standards on illegal logging with client Rimbunan Hijau

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9 February 2004

[PDF] RH [Rimbunan Hijau] slams allegations [Papua New Guinea]

Author: Alex Rheeney, Post Courier [Papua New Guinea]

RH (PNG) Group company secretary JK Balasubramaniam [said]...“We have perused many of these unsubstantial allegations from Greenpeace, which is echoed in PNG by the PNG Echo Forestry Forum to be baseless, frivolous and vexatious,” he said. “It is...

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1 January 2005

Friends of the Earth: 34 cases of the negative social, environmental impact of water & biodiversity privatisation

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1 January 2005

full report: Nature for sale

Author: Friends of the Earth International

[refers to Frontier Holdings Limited (part of Rimbunan Hijau), RWE, Aguas del Tunari (part of Bechtel), Suez, Maynilad Water (part of Suez), Manila Water (joint venture Ayala, Mitsubishi Corp. & United Utilities), Scottish Water, Victorian...

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25 February 2005

PNG [Papua New Guinea] timber workers 'treated like slaves'

Author: AAP [Australian Associated Press]

Papua New Guineans are being treated like slaves and forced to live in appalling conditions in logging camps run by a Malaysian timber giant...Huon Gulf MP Sasa Zibe...called on Forestry Minister Patrick Pruaitch to expel the company, Rimbunan Hijau,...

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25 February 2005

PNG [Papua New Guinea] timber workers 'treated like slaves'

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3 March 2005

Citigroup Commended For Enforcing Environmental Policy - U.S.–based bank requires Southeast Asian timber client to obtain independent, third party certification.

Author: Rainforest Action Network

CEO Chuck Prince told stakeholders that client Rimbunan Hijau, a Malaysian logging giant with a well-documented history of human rights abuses and illegal logging activities, must comply with a set of progressive new environmental policies adopted by...

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4 March 2005

Log pressure up [Papua New Guinea]

Author: Post-Courier [Papua New Guinea]

A coalition of environmental, union and ecoforesty groups yesterday called on Forestry Minister Patrick Pruaitch to resign, alleging he allowed corrupt practices by foreign logging firms...speakers said the Government had for too long allowed...

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7 March 2005

Criticisms of company based on old reports: RH [Rimbunan Hijau]

Author: National [Papua New Guinea]

The Rimbunan Hijau Group has said recent media criticisms of the company were based on “old reports” that had previously been repudiated by the National Government’s Department of Labour. [also refers to Citibank (part of Citigroup)]

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7 March 2005

Forestry scandal hurts PNG [Papua New Guinea] greens

Author: Reuters

[Member of Parliament] Sasa Zibe...told parliament on February 24 that Papua New Guineans were treated like slaves and lived in appalling conditions in logging camps run by Malaysian logging company, Rimbunan Hijau (RH)...RH's public affairs unit said...

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