2021 SFMP 2.0 Assurance Report

In 2021, KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG PRI) has just completed an assurance relating to the implementation by APRIL Group of its Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) 2.0. Due to travel restrictions surrounding COVID-19, the assurance process was conducted mainly remotely. The report covers over eight selected SFMP 2.0 indicators for the period between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020.

Key findings include confirmation of no non-conformance by APRIL in the implementation of its SFMP 2.0 requirements and two new opportunities of improvement relating to Open Market Supplier due diligence processes.