I’ve blogged before about Asia Pulp & Paper, which has one of the worst records on destroying critical species habitat in its logging operations and abusing human rights in the process. (Not surprisingly, it also has a fake certification from greenwahser Programme for the Endorsement of Forestry Certification). Well, the tigers (and humans) have some good news: Kroger — the largest seller of APP products in the US — recently put out a public statement saying it will stop sourcing from APP. Kroger’s very brief statement noted that it had decided to take this action because of its concerns about deforestation and after an “independent review.”
Now, Greenpeace is trying to get K-Mart to ban AP&P products from its shelves. You can sign the petition here.
I don’t always agree with Greenpeace’s positions and tactics, but they are absolutely right on this one.