Monday, November 16, 2009

Paper giant pulls out of Indonesia rainforest destruction

Signal to world leaders to end global deforestation

13 November 2009
Jakarta, Indonesia — While Greenpeace activists were detained by police overnight for taking direct action on Thursday to prevent Asia Pacific Resources International Holding Limited (APRIL) clearing Indonesia's rainforest, UPM-Kymmene announced that it will stop buying from the company (1), which is responsible for causing widespread rainforest and climate destruction. More

UPM statement
UPM has renewed its pulp sourcing strategy


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