NEWS RELEASES

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.

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.

28 Nov 2015   |   APRIL

“APRIL Group plants more than 150 million trees a year, but this is the first time, I believe, we are doing so in Singapore. It is a wonderful and meaningful way of commemorating Singapore’s 50th anniversary," said APRIL Group President, Mr Praveen Singhavi.

28 Nov 2015   |   APRIL

Address by Mr Praveen Singhavi.

07 Sep 2015   |   APRIL

DURBAN, 7 SEPTEMBER 2015 – Indonesian pulp and paper company, APRIL Group, aims to highlight the importance of peatland forest protection and ecosystem restoration using the landscape approach at the World Forestry Congress 2015, where the company will speak at two sessions.

28 Jul 2015   |   APRIL

Pangkalan Kerinci, 28 July 2015 – Multiple stakeholders have come together to actively promote fire prevention in Riau province. Initiated and led by PT. Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP), the operations arm of Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd (APRIL), the Fire Free Village Programme aims to create fire free villages through collaboration with the villages, community stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and enforcement agencies.

24 Jul 2015   |   APRIL

Singapore, 24 July 2015 – About 100 young environmentalists from Southeast Asia, Singapore students, and representatives from APRIL Group and the National Parks Board (NParks) came together this morning to enhance a butterfly habitat in Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park. 

26 Jun 2015   |   APRIL

PANGKALAN KERINCI, 26 June 2015 – APRIL Group announced today a ‘Fire Danger Period’ across all of its concession areas in Riau Province, Indonesia from 1 July to 31 August 2015 – a first by any forestry business in Indonesia.

08 Jun 2015   |   APRIL

JAKARTA, 8 June 2015 – APRIL Group today joined representatives from Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), the world’s leading forest certification system, and its Indonesian partner, the Indonesian Forest Certification Co-Operation (IFCC), in announcing it was awarded the first PEFC Sustainable Forest Management certification for an Indonesian forestry company.