News Tag: sustainability

Water and Their

July 8, 2020

In order to commemorate World Water Day which falls on March 22, we need to review the extent to which it has contributed to water maintenance so far. Water is indeed given free of charge by nature. We don't need to make it, just use it. Staying use does not mean careless use. Humans assume that water will always be there, can’t be used up. But how come some regions have difficulty g…

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Water and Their

July 8, 2020

In order to commemorate World Water Day which falls on March 22, we need to review the extent to which it has contributed to water maintenance so far. Water is indeed given free of charge by nature. We don't need to make it, just use it. Staying use does not mean careless use. Humans assume that water will always be there, can’t be used up. But how come some regions have difficulty g… Read more

Plastic Pollution

May 19, 2019

Mostly the world's population  used plastic bags in their daily lives. This is because plastic bags are very efficient and costly compared to using paper or cloth bags. But did you know that efficient plastic when used will be very deadly when it becomes trash? Triggering Climate Change From the production process, consumption, to its disposal, it produces high carbon emissions so th… Read more

INTERNATIONAL FOREST DAY: A MOMENTUM FOR FOREST FUNCTIONS

March 20, 2019

March 21 is commemorating as International Forest Day. The establishment of this International Forest Day was established with the aim of raising public awareness about the importance of the existence of all types of forests and trees outside the forest. International Forest Day or International Day of Forest was first commemorated on March 21 based on UN resolution 67/200 in Decembe… Read more

MANGROVE FOREST EXSISTENCE

July 24, 2018

Mangrove forest is a forest ecosystem consisting of a group of trees that can live in a high salinity environment. One of the characteristics of mangrove plants has roots that poke to the surface. The appearance of mangroves looks like a bushland that separates land and sea. The word mangrove comes from the word mangue (Portuguese) which means plant, with grove (English) meaning shrub. Mangrov… Read more

PT. PANDU MAHA WANA (ASIA PACIFIC CONSULTING SOLUTIONS) AS A NEW MEMBER OF FSC®

October 26, 2017

PT. Pandu Maha Wana, doing business as Asia Pacific Consulting Solutions (APCS) is pleased to announce that in September 2017 the company has been officially welcomed as a member of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) in the Economic Chamber. FSC is an independent, non-governmental organization located in Bonn, Germany and established to promote responsible forest management globally. … Read more

Regional Consultation for Asia-Pacific: Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Production Forests in Tropical Countries through Forest Concessions in the Context of Agenda 2030

July 26, 2017

APCS (Asia Pacific Consulting Solutions) had the opportunity to be invited and participate in The Regional Consultation for Asia-Pacific event held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event was organized by the Ministry of Environment & Forestry Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization) and World Bank's PROFOR (Program on Forest) from Wednesday - Thursday,… Read more

APHI- TBI International Trade Event 2016 “Indonesian Tropical Hardwood – Sustainable, Quality, Guaranteed “

February 2, 2016

APHI- TBI International Trade Event 2016 “Indonesian Tropical Hardwood – Sustainable, Quality, Guaranteed “               APCS was invited to third trade seminar held by APHI and The Borneo Initiative (TBI), taken place in Hotel Majapahit, Surabaya on January 25-26th 2016. Through this Seminar APCS learned abou… Read more

Fight Peat Fire With Peat FireX

September 21, 2015

Peat fires are now recognized as a global threat, with significant economic, social and ecological impact. Peat fires cause serious loss of property, destruction of forest acreage, and loss of life. Because water and or foam cannot effectively penetrate thick layers of organic material, peat fires are extremely difficult to fight… until today. Safe, non toxic and biodegradab… Read more

FSC certification yields financial benefits for tropical forest businesses, shows new WWF report

September 1, 2015

Posted on 04 August 2015    on http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?250330   A new WWF cost-benefit analysis of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on a cross-section of forest operators finds that tropical and small or medium producers, regardless of geography, can benefit significantly from attaining FSC certification.   The Profitability and Sustainability in R… Read more

Peat Destruction, Soil Subsidence and Flooding in South East Asia

July 14, 2015

Why is the Rimba Raya Biodiversity Conservation Project important to Indonesia, Seruyan District and APCS?  Check out the latest video on peat development impacts from Wetlands International at this link. Read more

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