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Walt Disney Co. Promises to Stop Using Paper from Rainforests – October 11, 2012

Move comes after two years of negotiations with Rainforest Action Network

The Walt Disney Company announced Thursday morning that it has committed to stop using paper that comes from rainforests. The policy, which also includes the company’s extensive global network of licensees, marks a significant win for environmentalists who have sought to slow logging in rainforests. The agreement came after two years of negotiations with the San Francisco-based Rainforest Action Network.

photoname Photo by David Gilbert/RANA file photo of clear cutting and burning by Asia Pulp and Paper in a rainforest in Sumatra, Indonesia.
A Rainforest Action Network investigation found wood fiber linked to the clearing and conversion of
Indonesia‚Äôs rainforests in the paper of some… more

by: Audrey Haynes

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