Firm linked to 2015 haze gets green certification

Asia Pulp and Paper awarded green label after 3-year audit; suppliers still being probed

The 2015 haze affected Singapore, Malaysia and parts of Indonesia.
The 2015 haze affected Singapore, Malaysia and parts of Indonesia. ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA
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One of the biggest corporate culprits behind the 2015 haze has been endorsed by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC), almost four years after its products were blacklisted here.

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) should soon find it easier to sell items such as Livi tissue and toilet paper again, now that it has secured the SEC's enhanced Singapore Green Label Scheme certification.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 30, 2019, with the headline Firm linked to 2015 haze gets green certification. Subscribe