Community Economic Development - APR

Community Development

Making a difference through community engagement

Community Development

APRIL Group is committed to grow with communities by contributing to social and economic development. Over the last two decades, APRIL Group has taken concrete action to empower local communities and help them to become self-reliant. Key initiatives include:

  • Proactive support for community development and respect for community rights, in line with the Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) 2.0 which serves as the foundation of APRIL Group's sustainable business practices
  • Working to eradicate extreme poverty within a 50km radius of our operations as part of the Inclusive Progress pillar of our APRIL2030 commitment
  • Promote quality education
  • Promote access to primary healthcare
  • Working to reduce stunting prevalence in Riau by half
  • Promote equal opportunities to men and women

APRIL Group also adheres to the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) in our operations. We resolve social conflicts fairly and transparently, and are open to input from our stakeholders.