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Three Industrial Tree Plantation Group Companies Responsible for 4,700 ha Forest Loss in Indonesia

Just three pulp and paper companies in Indonesia were responsible for around 4,700 hectares of forest clearing during the first half of 2021, analysis by Aidenvironment shows. The figure indicates Indonesia is on its way to matching 2020’s deforestation figures, when just five companies were responsible for 13,000 hectares of forest loss. The three groups clearing the most forest in 2021 are Nusantara Fiber, Alas Kusuma and Moorim Group.

By Judith Knibbe 1 month ago
Deforestation industrial timber plantation
Forest Section News, Pulp and Paper

Laporan terbaru menunjukkan pentingnya penguatan kebijakan nol deforestasi oleh perusahaan penyuling kelapa sawit

Dalam laporan terbarunya, Aidenvironment mendata pembukaan hutan seluas 133.000 hektar yang dilakukan oleh sepuluh perusahaan yang bergerak di bidang hutan tanaman industri di Indonesia dan Malaysia sejak tahun 2016. Sepuluh besar perusahaan yang ditandai tersebut merupakan rekanan bisnis perusahaan-perusahaan penyulingan minyak sawit terbesar di dunia. Laporan tersebut menunjukkan pentingnya perusahaan penyulingan minyak kelapa sawit untuk memperluas cakupan kebijakan nol deforestasi untuk memasukkan sektor tanaman industri, dan memanfaatkan posisinya untuk melindungi lebih banyak hutan.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
Deforestation industrial timber plantation
Forest Section News, Pulp and Paper

New report calls for strengthening no-deforestation policies by the world’s palm oil refiners

In a new report, Aidenvironment documents 133,000 hectares of deforestation committed by ten companies in the industrial tree sectors of Indonesia and Malaysia since 2016. This includes 21,000 hectares since 2020. The highlighted ten companies are all business partners of the world’s largest palm oil refiners. The report demonstrates the need for these palm oil refiners to expand the scope of their no-deforestation commitments to include the industrial tree sector, and use their leverage to save more forests.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
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Indonesian KPP Group, a significant contributor to forest loss

The Indonesian Kayan Patria Pratama (KPP) group, active in the provinces of East and North Kalimantan, has cleared 13,500 hectares of forests since 2016. Spatial analysis by Aidenvironment puts KPP among the largest deforesting company groups in Indonesia.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

Papua lost 7,000 ha of forests due to pulp and paper companies

Four companies deforested 7,000 hectares for industrial trees in Papua between 2016 to May 2021, analysis by Aidenvironment reveals. The largest deforester was the South Korean Moorim Group that cleared 3,800 hectares of forests during the said period and continued its clearing through 2021.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

The Sumatera Dinamika Utama Group, Third Largest Deforester in Indonesia’s Pulp and Paper Sector over 2020

The company group Sumatera Dinamika Utama (SDU) was the third largest deforester in Indonesia’s pulp and paper sector in 2020, mainly due to its plantation company PT Permata Borneo Abadi, which cleared 850 hectares of forests.

By Judith Knibbe 5 months ago
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Alas Kusuma Group second largest deforester in Indonesia’s pulp and paper sector

Amsterdam, 16 March 2021. One of Indonesia’s largest companies, the Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) group, is connected to 9,400 hectares of deforestation in 2020. RGE is among Indonesia’s largest companies in palm oil, pulp, paper and textile fibers. It claims to have a no-deforestation commitment.

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Indonesia’s Royal Golden Eagle group involved in deforestation, despite its sustainability commitments

Amsterdam, 16 March 2021. One of Indonesia’s largest companies, the Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) group, is connected to 9,400 hectares of deforestation in 2020. RGE is among Indonesia’s largest companies in palm oil, pulp, paper and textile fibers. It claims to have a no-deforestation commitment.

By Judith Knibbe 7 months ago
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Aidenvironment reports on one of Indonesia’s largest deforesters

A new report by Aidenvironment sheds light on one of Indonesia’s largest deforesting companies. Since 2016, the Nusantara Fiber group has converted 26,000 hectares of forest, an area larger than Amsterdam, into industrial tree plantations.

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago
Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

From Rainforests to Paper and Textile: An Introduction

This introduction is part of Aidenvironment’s project “Corporate Transformation in Indonesia’s Pulp and Paper Sector” that aims to stimulate the sustainable transformation of key pulp and paper companies through monitoring, research, and engagement.

By Judith Knibbe 8 months ago