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Asia Symbol - sustainable development in the pulp and paper industry in China

In the face of a sluggish world economy, an imbalance between demand and supply, and the need for ecological and environmental protection, pulp and paper makers in China are going through challenging times.

Huang Wenhai, General Manager of Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd., tells the reporter from China Green Times on 18 Sep 2014 that “when great waves sweep across the sand, what is left behind wins.” What is Mr. Huang’s answer to what needs to be done in order for a company to still stand strong after the turbulence subsides?

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Woodfibre LNG signs MOU with Guangzhou Gas

Woodfibre LNG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chinese gas distributor Guangzhou Gas Group Co. Ltd (Guangzhou). Under this MOU, Woodfibre LNG will supply one million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year over a 25-year period, starting in 2017, from its LNG export terminal near Vancouver, British Columbia. The company plans to be producing 2.1 million tonnes per year by the first quarter of that year.

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Apical Backs New York Declaration On Forests

24 September 2014 - Apical, as a processor and trader of palm oil, is committed to ensuring sustainability in its entire supply chain, from cultivation to consumption.

This commitment is reinforced and manifested through its support for the New York Declaration on Forests announced at the United Nations Climate Summit 2014. The declaration is an international, multi-sector commitment to safeguard the world’s forests and to help tackle climate change.

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Promoting Sustainability Through Environmental Protection and Community Enhancement - Asian Agri To Sign Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge

24 September 2014 - Asian Agri is reinforcing its commitment towards responsible and sustainable palm oil production by signing the Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge along with three other major palm oil producers and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN). The pledge signing is expected to be witnessed by Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the side of the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 in New York this week.

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2014 RGE National Drawing Contest on Environmental Protection - Our Environment-Friendly Behavior

On June 18, 2014, Our Environment-Friendly Behavior – 2014 RGE National Drawing Contest on Environmental Protection for Primary and Secondary School Students was officially launched in Beijing. This contest is hosted by the Center for Environmental Education & Communications of Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, and co-organized by Youth.cn and RGE.

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Sukanto Tanoto Website

Sukanto Tanoto is a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder and Chairman of Royal Golden Eagle (RGE), which manages a global group of companies in resources manufacturing. Tanoto is also the co-founder of Tanoto Foundation, a philanthropy that aims to improve lives by alleviating poverty.