Multinationals Vow to Boycott APP after Outcry over Illegal Logging | WWF

Multinationals Vow to Boycott APP after Outcry over Illegal Logging



Posted on 02 April 2012
From the Guardian: Several multinational companies have vowed to boycott the huge forestry conglomerate, Asia Pulp and Paper, after a public outcry after evidence emerged of illegal logging by APP in Indonesia, that is damaging the habitat of rare animals such as the Sumatran tiger. Pressure has been growing on APP, its suppliers and customers, since the Guardian revealed last month evidence of illegal logging that had resulted in the chopping down of large numbers of a protected tree
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Related news:
* Caught red-handed: protected tree species found at APP pulp mill (Greenpeace, February 29, 2012)
*APP affiliates in U.S., Australia, pledge to drop controversial pulp supplier linked to deforestation (The Mongabay news, March 17, 2012)