Sustainable Economic Growth in Southeast Asia: Pipedream or reality?

I recently attended a public event held at the University of Sydney as part of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre ASEAN Forum. I had been asked by Nick Rowley of the Robertsbridge Group who chaired the event if I could join the panel discussion, along with Kelly Dent, Economic Justice Coordinator at Oxfam Australia and

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People’s behaviour influences packaging trends

In our bustling cities across Australia, meals are often bought on the go. Our increasingly busy lifestyles have driven the call for greater ease of use and versatility of packaging, and are also driving standards, keeping food fresher for longer. Consumers now expect to carry smaller, lighter and more disposable packaging with as little additional

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Supporting human and sustainable development

I recently had attended a high level roundtable luncheon hosted by leader of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, along with guests from the likes of KPMG, ANZ, Allens, Accenture and Westpac. During the roundtable the significant issues facing developing countries were discussed along with how the United Nations is working to improve lives

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Our Role As A United Nations Global Compact Signatory

As an Australian operated and managed business partner of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest pulp and paper companies, we play an important role in developing economies that employ thousands of people around the globe. With our plantation and manufacturing operations focused in maturing countries such as Indonesia and China, we

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The Sabu Island Story

As a relatively new Member of the Rotary Club of Beaumaris, I have been impressed with the amount of time and effort that has been put in over the years to support the people of Sabu Island, a remote and arid island in Indonesia with a population of 60,000. For many years the Rotary Club

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Welcome to Paper Force

Paper Force welcomes progress on APP’s Sustainability Roadmap Welcome to the newly launched Paper Force website. We are still in the process of developing some of the areas on this site and hope to bring these to you very soon. With the new site, comes the introduction of our team, bringing a wealth of experience

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