An international environment advocacy group on Wednesday asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to evaluate whether Procter & Gamble Co's claims that its wood pulp suppliers practices help keep forests intact are misleading to investors. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) said in a letter to the SEC that it has been scrutinizing P&G's disclosures and has concluded the company's statements that it prohibits the degradation of forests are "implausible."
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