Sustainability Policy

Asia Symbol is committed to the fundamental principles of sustainable development.

Asia Symbol's business philosophy is to do what is “good for the community, good for the country, good for the climate, and good for the company”. This business philosophy, rooted in Asia Symbol's culture and built upon the sustainable development principle, is being incorporated into all Asia Symbol's economic, environmental and social decision making.

Asia Symbol is committed to the principle of stakeholder engagement, by identifying and responding to their concerns, and striking a balance between economic development, and environmental and social responsibility.

Our Sustainability Policy is in line with all of the provisions of the overarching RGE Sustainability Framework[1], released on June 2, 2015. The Policy is a complement to, and consistent with the Asia Symbol Wood and Pulp Sourcing Policy.

The commitments in our Sustainability Policy apply, without exception, to all third-party wood and pulp suppliers to Asia Symbol.

Shared Value Creation

Asia Symbol focuses on long-term shared value creation for its stakeholders, e.g, customers, employees, local communities through economic growth, innovation, efficient production with excellent quality, and meeting customer needs.

Energy Saving and Environmental Protection

Asia Symbol makes products from renewable raw material fiber by adhering to the operations policy of efficient production with excellent quality, energy saving and emission reduction, and in harmony with environment. Asia Symbol will meet its environmental responsibilities through forward-looking investment in environment protection facilities, technical innovation, responsible wood sourcing, clean and safe production.

Asia Symbol will encourage its suppliers to ban deforestation, and support conservation solutions and responsible management of peatlands.

Employee and Community Care

Asia Symbol respects human rights, free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of communities, and implements responsible practices in the workplace, and promotes the development of its employees. In community development, Asia Symbol is committed to engagement with a full range of stakeholders, contributing to the well-being of the people in the community.

 

Issued On: 10 September 2015

Last Update: 11 April 2016

 

[1] http://www.rgei.com/sustainability/sustainability-framework