Bustar Maitar is head of the Indonesia Forest Campaign at Greenpeace International.
Procter & Gamble claims that nearly 5 billion people use its products, including the anti-dandruff shampoo Head & Shoulders. What’s not so squeaky clean is that P&G is ...On February 26, 2014 / By Bustar Maitar
Today we are drawing a line in the sand to protect our forests. Thousands of concerned consumers in Indonesia and around the world are joining celebrities like Joaquin ...On February 12, 2014 / By Bustar Maitar
I’m usually concerned about speaking too soon, but it feels to me like the risk of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) now reneging on its zero deforestation pledge ...On October 29, 2013 / By Bustar Maitar
For most of the last year our team has been investigating and documenting gross acts of environmental destruction in Indonesia’s last remaining forests. What these investigations reveal is ...On October 22, 2013 / By Bustar Maitar
In February this year, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) released its new Forest Conservation Policy, which included an immediate end to the clearance of rainforests throughout its supply ...On July 5, 2013 / By Bustar Maitar
Did it see the writing on the wall? Notorious Indonesian pulp and paper producer APRIL has had a chequered history with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). But late last week ...On June 19, 2013 / By Bustar Maitar
I grew up in West Papua, which sits in the far west of the world’s biggest archipelago. I studied forestry in the province’s capital, but grew up in ...On May 10, 2013 / By Bustar Maitar