12 Apr 2016   |   Asian Agri

Eyes on the Forest (EoF) released a report ‘No One is Safe’ on 6 April 2016. The report highlighted incidents of illegal Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) entering Asian Agri’s supply chain.  These incidents occurred more than a year ago, between January-April 2015.  On learning about the breaches and following our investigations, we took swift action to terminate contracts with the errant suppliers in June 2015. 

05 Apr 2016   |   Asian Agri

More than 135 oil palm smallholders of Mulus Rahayu Cooperative, Riau received today replanting fund handed by BPDPKS Director, Bayu Krisnamurti at the MoA office in Jakarta. The Mulus Rahayu Cooperatives became the first cooperatives in Indonesia who received the oil palm replanting fund.

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.