Posts Tagged with "Rainforest Free Paper"

Rainforest Leadership Profiles: Scholastic

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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Rainforest Leadership Profiles: Scholastic

Three years ago, RAN alerted the publishing industry to major, systemic problems in its supply chains, including rainforest destruction, human rights abuses and climate pollution. Since that time, many book publishers have made commitments to stop using paper in their books linked to the destruction of Indonesian rainforests and violations of human rights. Since these [...]

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APP’s Deforestation Commitments: Hollow Promises from an Untrustworthy Company

Thursday, May 24, 2012

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APP’s Deforestation Commitments: Hollow Promises from an Untrustworthy Company

On May 15th, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) announced several “new” commitments that appear to have the potential, if implemented, to address some of the numerous controversies surrounding the company’s notoriously destructive operations. It is encouraging to see APP acknowledging many of the negative impacts associated with its business model that the company has, at [...]

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Book Lovers: Don’t Buy Rainforest Destruction!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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Book Lovers: Don’t Buy Rainforest Destruction!

UPDATE: On October 11, 2012, Disney announced a comprehensive paper policy that maximizes its use of environmentally superior papers like recycled and eliminates controversial sources like those connected to Indonesian rainforest destruction. For more info, visit www.ran.org/disney. Attention Shoppers: Until your local book retailer adopts a comprehensive set of standards for the books they carry, it is up [...]

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Sumatran Tiger Unexpected Visitor at BookExpo America

Friday, June 4, 2010

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Last week, RAN’s Rainforest Free Paper team attended BookExpo America, the biggest publishing event in the U.S. An unusual part of the team really stood out from the 20,000+ crowd…a Sumatran tiger named Terra. Terra traveled all the way to BookExpo to tell the story of her home in Indonesia. Sadly, only 400-500 Sumatran tigers [...]

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