Blogpost by Sam Moko, Forest Campaigner in PNG
The new PNG Prime Minister is visiting Australia today. He will be talking about various diplomatic issues but there is one topic he will probably try and avoid - an issue that is right now a huge concern for his people.
With an abundance of ‘green’ labelled paper and furniture products available, we consumers have more power than ever to support a growing market for wood products that do not come at the cost of biodiversity, the regulation of our climate, or the livelihoods of forest communities.
There's further bad news for Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) as yet more companies around the world ditch their contracts with the unscrupulous forest-trashing company. Hot on the heels of Mattel and Lego, today Hasbro announced a new paper-buying policy.
A new investigative report reveals how Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) – the notorious Indonesian rainforest destroyer – is continuing its destruction of natural tropical forest and drainage of peat soils to make its pulp and paper products.
YUM’s David Novak is being awarded best CEO of the year tonight at a dinner event at New York’s stock exchange. This won’t be a surprise in corporate circles; after 15 years at YUM! Brands and releasing his own book on management ‘Taking People with You’, Novak is known for his leadership.