Paper Publications

A New Chapter for the Publishing Industry: Putting Promises into Practice

Over the last four years, RAN has worked closely with publishers to develop and innovate the best practices for eliminating controversial fiber and suppliers from supply chains, and verifying and implementing forest commitments.

Corruption, Land Conflict and Forest Destruction: an Asia Pulp and Paper case study from Sumatra, Indonesia

Read about the community of Desum Gembira’s struggle to protect their land from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). APP is rapidly clear cutting and draining huge areas of Indonesia's diverse rainforests and peatlands and violating community rights and impacting livelihoods across the archipelago.

Rainforest-Safe Kids' Books: How do Publishers Stack Up?

RAN’s Rainforest-Safe Kids’ Books buying guide ranks eleven of the nation’s largest children book publishers for their commitments to protect Indonesia's rainforests and the environment. Disney is ranked Avoid for failing to keep rainforest destruction out of its books.

Turning the Page on Rainforest Destruction: Children's books and the future of Indonesia's rainforests

From stopping littering to addressing climate change, stories found in children’s books often help instill the first concepts of environmental stewardship. Ironically, a growing number of these books are made from paper linked to the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests.

American Dream, Native Nightmare: A Report on Weyerhauser

New research contained in this document exposes Weyerhaeuser’s misleading marketing of “green" building products and homes, which in fact contain wood cut from endangered forests in traditional Native territory.

Rainforest-Safe Kids' Books: A Pocket Guide

Wallet-sized for easy reference, this handy guide rates the top ten publishers of US kid's books as "Recommended," "Can Do Better," and "Avoid."

Asia Pulp & Paper's Hidden Emissions White Paper

Asia Pulp & Paper’s Hidden Emissions: Calculating the Real Carbon Footprint of APP’s Paper