Asia Pulp and Paper Company and its subsidiaries hereafter referred to as APP is a pulp and paper company based in Asia. The company has operations in Indonesia and China, with additional manufacturing facilities in India, Thailand, Singapore, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. To date, the company employs around 39000 people worldwide. As a leading global corporation, APP has been a member of the Global Compact network since 2004. Throughout its history, APP has strived to provide the highest quality products to customers and the best working environment for employees.
This vision is embodied in its mission statement:
‘To be the leading pulp and paper company in Asia, delivering quality products to meet the growing demand of our customers, while ensuring a sustainable future for our people and the environment.
APP’s values are central to everything they do, ranging from the way they source their raw materials, to how they operate their mills, to how they engage with stakeholders. APP is committed to creating shared value for all its stakeholders, including shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers, communities, and the environment.
APP is committed to sourcing its raw materials from suppliers who meet its high standards for environmental and social responsibility. The company only sources fiber from suppliers who have been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), or the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
APP is constantly striving to improve its operational efficiency and reduce its environmental footprint. The company has invested heavily in new technologies and processes that help to reduce water and energy consumption, as well as emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants.
Delivering innovation and sustainable growth to shareholders is Asian Pulp and Paper’s top priority. The company engages with all its stakeholders openly and transparently and strives to create a shared understanding of the issues and challenges faced by the APP. When conflicts arise, APP is committed to finding a constructive and mutually-acceptable resolution.
The APP Group is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance. The Board of Directors provides oversight of the company’s strategy, performance and risk management, while the Management Board is responsible for the operational management of the company.
The APP Group has a two-tier board structure comprising a Board of Directors and a Management Board. The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall supervision of the company, while the Management Board is responsible for the operational management of the company.
Due to global concern over the environmental impacts of the paper industry, APP has made sustainability a core part of its business strategy. The company is committed to reducing its impact on the environment and ensuring a sustainable future for its business and the communities in which it operates.
APP has adopted a comprehensive approach to sustainability, which includes reducing its environmental footprint, supporting the development of sustainable forestry practices, and investing in social programs to benefit the communities where it operates.
Asia Pulp and Paper Company’s vision and values guide everything that they do. From the way they operate their business, to the products and services they offer, to the way they treat their employees and customers, everything is done with their vision and values in mind. APP’s vision is to be a global leader in the forest Products Industry, delivering superior value to all its stakeholders. APP’s values are based on integrity, respect, professionalism, and accountability.