NEWS RELEASES

29 Mar 2016   |   Asian Agri

A cooperative of 500 oil palm farmers from the Sumatran province of Riau are on track to becoming the first independent farmers certified under the government of Indonesian sustainable palm oil standard (ISPO) thanks to a multistakeholder training initiative, which began on Tuesday, March 29th 2016.

25 Mar 2016   |   RGE

Tanoto Foundation has donated RMB 100 million to fund, over the next ten years, talent training initiatives between the People's Republic of China and countries in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) programme. A donation agreement was signed last Friday with the Chinese Language and Culture Education Foundation of China, a non-profit foundation established under the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council.

18 Mar 2016   |   Pacific Oil & Gas

SQUAMISH, BC — Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the Woodfibre LNG Project has received environmental approval from the federal government.

15 Mar 2016   |   APRIL

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) is pleased to announce that PaperOne, a fine copier paper product under APRIL Group, has obtained renewal for its Singapore Green Label which it has held since 2013. The renewal signed today between SEC and APRIL was witnessed by the Consumer Association of Singapore (CASE).

15 Mar 2016   |   Asian Agri

Building partnerships with independent smallholders has become Asian Agri main focus in managing oil palm plantations in a sustainable manner and at the same time, also improving the smallholders’ welfare. One of the commitment made in order to support those independent smallholders is the joint collaboration between Asian Agri with IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative and SETARA, "Toward an Innovative and Sustainable Supply Chain" launched today (3/15/2016) in Jakarta.

11 Mar 2016   |   APRIL

A group of leading forestry and agriculture companies, NGOs and other partners today announced the formation of the Fire-Free Alliance (FFA), a voluntary, multi-stakeholder platform to aid in the solution to land and forest fires in Indonesia.

03 Feb 2016   |   Sateri

One of the largest viscose staple fibre producers in the world has launched its Sustainability Policy today. Sateri’s Sustainability Policy spells out its commitments towards environmental protection and corporate social responsibility.

01 Feb 2016   |   APRIL

Global pulp and paper producer Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd. (APRIL Group) has expanded the scope of its successful Fire Free Village Programme, building on the positive results achieved in 2015.

28 Jan 2016   |   Asian Agri

In another demonstration of sustainable business leadership, Asian Agri Group disbursed the 2015 profits (approximately Rp 2 billion) from sales of sustainable palm oil to its plasma smallholders in Jambi and Riau at a premium sharing ceremony.

01 Dec 2015   |   APRIL

As governments meet in Paris to finalise a global climate treaty, leading pulp and paper company APRIL Group announced it would double its peatland restoration activities in Indonesia to 150,000 hectares and invest US$100 million over the next decade in conservation and restoration activites.