APRIL's green pledge falls short, say environmentalists

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Unlike APP's policy, which applies to all of its subsidiaries and suppliers globally, APRIL's policy is limited in scope, according to Lafcadio Cortesi of the Rainforest Action Network. 

"The policy is limited in the scope of forests it will protect as it fails to cover APRIL's broad array of sister companies and suppliers," Cortesi said in a statement. "It is also rife with major policy gaps, including the restoration and preservation of natural forests and it contains large loopholes on the critical issues of human rights, peatland development and high conservation value forests." 
Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0131-april-forest-policy.html#vPMvkwlCTGtBxkLB.99


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