Levi Strauss Joins Leading Companies: Stops Buying from Asia Pulp

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Levi Strauss has joined a growing list of corporate leaders who will not buy forest products from Asia Pulp and Paper because of its ongoing involvement in rainforest destruction and human
rights abuses in Indonesia.

To make sure it doesn't source from the world's endangered forests, Levi Strauss revamped it forest products purchasing policy which began in the early 1990s.

"Levi's forest products purchasing policy sends a clear message to Asia Pulp and Paper that if they want to do business with respected global companies, they must stop destroying rainforests," says Lafcadio Cortesi for Rainforest Action
Network.  "It is time for APP to stop pulping Indonesia's last rainforests for cheap paper products. Instead APP should support the country's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation."

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sustainablebusiness.com
Thursday, January 19, 2012

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