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RSPO adopts ‘transformative’ new sustainable palm oil standard

RSPO members voted with 212 'for' and 39 'against' the adoption of new sustainable palm oil standards The P&C 2018 comes into effect immediately, with existing RSPO grower members given a one-year transition period to implement the new standard.

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New Palm Oil Sustainability Standards from RSPO Adopt

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has ratified and adopted new Principles & Criteria standards for certification. The updated Principles & Criteria (P&C) include a number of new elements, including the adoption of a “no deforestation through the implementation of the High Carbon Stock Approach,” the organization says.They also improve upon their existing human

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RSPO MEMBERS AGREE ON NEW PALM OIL STANDARD TO HALT

KOTA KINABALU, SABAH, MALAYSIA: 15 November 2018 Aptly themed “A Renewed Commitment to Achieving Market Transformation”, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) concluded its 16th Annual Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT16) and 15th Annual General Assembly (GA15) today, with a newly ratified and adopted certification standard aimed to

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Will the RSPO ever stop palm oil from causing

The RSPO is the world’s most widely used voluntary certification scheme for palm oil. It is currently revising its core standards its Principles and Criteria (P&C) under which oil palm is certified as “sustainable”. But despite the RSPO stating its new standard will cause ‘no deforestation’, it has created extensive loopholes.

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New RSPO Principles and Criteria released ‘no

Oct 26, 2018· The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has released its proposed new Principles and Criteria (P&C), due for adoption next month.. The new P&C includes ‘no deforestation’ stipulations, although there remain some exceptions which could see forest clearance still occurring The RSPO

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Myanmar’s palm oil industry heads for a sustainable path

Fuelled by a need to meet Myanmar’s demand for cooking oil and reduce the high cost of palm oil imports (which cost the country $376 million in 2012 from Indonesia and Malaysia), to date over 140,000 hectares of oil palm have been planted and 400,000 hectares allocated to over 40 local and three international companies.

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Comparison of the ISPO, MSPO and RSPO Standards

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is the main certification standard for the use of palm oil and its fractions in food and oleo-chemicals. Currently 20% of palm oil worldwide is RSPO certified. Founded in

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Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was established in 2004 with the objective of promoting the growth and use of sustainable oil palm products through credible global standards and engagement of stakeholders. The seat of the association is in Zurich, Switzerland, while the secretariat is currently based in Kuala Lumpur, with a satellite office in Jakarta.

Headquarters: Geneva and Kuala Lumpur
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About Us RSPO Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

RSPO will transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. Advance the production, procurement, finance and use of sustainable palm oil products; Develop, implement, verify, assure and periodically review credible global standards for the entire supply chain of sustainable palm oil

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RSPO: we need a credible palm oil certification system now!

Mar 31, 2016· Call on RSPO members to vote to adopt a No Deforestation, No Peatland, No Exploitation certification system that works for people and the planet. For too long, RSPO has failed to rein in the worst practices of the palm oil industry: deforestation, the burning of carbon-rich peatland, forced labor, and child labor on palm oil plantations. All

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MYANMAR OIL PALM PLANTATIONS Supply Chainge

The productivity and the sustainability, as defined in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Principles and Criteria (RSPO P&C), 1 of oil palm plantations in the Tanintharyi Region of southern Myanmar were assessed during three site visits by the author, the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), and

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RSPO Smallholders Engagement Platform Home

Empowering smallholder farmers and engaging them in sustainable supply chains is essential for making the palm oil market more sustainable. To date, RSPO has been supporting smallholders through a variety of channels, but greater effort is needed to provoke large-scale inclusion of smallholders.

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Greenwashing? RSPO audits rife with 'mistakes and fraud

The allegations detailed in a new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Malaysia-based NGO Grassroots cast doubt on the credibility of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

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Sourcing certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) SPOTT.org

This page is designed to support people working for companies who want to source products containing certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), as defined by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). This procurement guide has been developed in association with the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA). Contents Why is it important...

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Sustainability Standards for Palm Oil: Challenges

Sustainability Standards for Palm Oil: Challenges for Smallholder Certification Under the RSPO Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Environment & Development 24(3) · July 2015 with 1,307 Reads

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palm oil Archives Environmental Leader

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has ratified and adopted new Principles & Criteria standards for certification. The updated Principles & Criteria (P&C) include a number of new elements, including the adoption of a “no deforestation through the implementation of the High Carbon Stock Approach,” the organization says.

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RSPO sustainabilityexchange.ac.uk

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a multi-stakeholder, not-for-profit organisation, which focuses on advancing the production, procurement, finance and use of sustainable palm oil products. We develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil

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Sustainability Standards for Palm Oil: Challenges

This article investigates the integration of smallholders into voluntary certification schemes, exemplified by smallholder certification under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil in Indonesia (RSPO). It identifies the main barriers to the adoption of standards by smallholders and the specific compliance challenge in the context of RSPO smallholder certification, thereby contributing to the

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European Parliament votes in favour of strict new palm oil

Today the European Parliament voted to implement tough new palm oil resolutions, which if enforced would see its elimination from use in biofuels and enforce stricter regulations on production and certification throughout the continent. This morning 640 MEPs voted in favour of the proposals aimed

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China essential for sustainable palm oil solutions as new

Aug 21, 2018· China is the second-largest importer and third-largest consumer of palm oil yet only around 1% of palm oil imports is RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil. Nonetheless, so far, the RSPO is seeing very positive momentum towards its vision for China, which has seen Chinese membership having surged in the past few years.

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What is sustainable palm oil? News Eco-Business Asia

Mar 23, 2017· RSPO, founded in 2004, brings various players in the palm oil sector to a common discussion table to develop and implement standards for sustainable palm oil. Its stakeholders include plantation companies, processors and traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, financiers, and civil society groups from countries that produce, as well

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Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) vs Malaysian

standards). RSPO and Beyond WWF-Malaysia recognises that RSPO is currently the only credible, independent, international, and multi stakeholder standard and certification scheme with the capacity to continue the supply of certified sustainable palm oil to the global market. However, WWF-Malaysia also recognises that RSPO should

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Green Century Applauds New Palm Oil Certification

KOTA KINABALU, MALAYSIA, November 26, 2018 Green Century Capital Management commends the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest third-party certifier for sustainable palm oil, for ratifying and adopting enhanced certification standards at its 16th Annual General Assembly. Palm oil is found in an estimated 50

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WWF-Malaysia releases reports on the comparison between

Based on this commitment and the push for more certified plantations, smallholders, buyers and manufacturers of palm oil, WWF-Malaysia released two reports comparing and assessing the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and MSPO certification schemes and standards.

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Green Century Applauds New Palm Oil Certification

KOTA KINABALU, MALAYSIA, November 26, 2018 Green Century Capital Management commends the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest third-party certifier for sustainable palm oil, for ratifying and adopting enhanced certification standards at its 16th Annual General Assembly. Palm oil is found in an estimated 50

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What is sustainable palm oil? News Eco-Business Asia

Mar 23, 2017· RSPO, founded in 2004, brings various players in the palm oil sector to a common discussion table to develop and implement standards for sustainable palm oil. Its stakeholders include plantation companies, processors and traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, financiers, and civil society groups from countries that produce, as well

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WWF-Malaysia releases reports on the comparison between

Based on this commitment and the push for more certified plantations, smallholders, buyers and manufacturers of palm oil, WWF-Malaysia released two reports comparing and assessing the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and MSPO certification schemes and standards.

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Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) vs Malaysian

standards). RSPO and Beyond WWF-Malaysia recognises that RSPO is currently the only credible, independent, international, and multi stakeholder standard and certification scheme with the capacity to continue the supply of certified sustainable palm oil to the global market. However, WWF-Malaysia also recognises that RSPO should

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Global Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil pepsico

Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), PepsiCo requires the following: 1. No Deforestation and No Development on Peat No new development on peat, defined as soil containing greater than 65% organic matter, regardless of depth. Application of best management practices for existing plantations on peat, as described adopt high standards for palm oil

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China essential for sustainable palm oil solutions as new

Aug 21, 2018· China is the second-largest importer and third-largest consumer of palm oil yet only around 1% of palm oil imports is RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil. Nonetheless, so far, the RSPO is seeing very positive momentum towards its vision for China, which has seen Chinese membership having surged in the past few years.

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How Green Century Does Shareholder Advocacy

Mar 21, 2019· Every five years, the public is given the opportunity to weigh in on what the future standards for sustainable palm oil production should be, as the RSPO’s Principles & Criteria (aka the certification standards) are reevaluated and revised. Many companies that buy or trade palm oil rely on the RSPO certification of their suppliers to meet

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RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 Final Draft ga.rspo.org

RSPO Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Palm Oil Production (RSPO P&C 2018). In line with ISEAL best practices, this document (RSPO P&C 2018) will be completely reviewed again after five years, following adoption by the General Assembly (GA) of the RSPO.

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Palm Oil Leads Sustainability Certification The Oil Palm

Although the SSI has toned down its criticism of palm oil, there is very little recognition of the strides the palm oil industry has made and its superior position relative to other commodities. Consider the following facts emerging from the SSI report. Palm oil certification (under RSPO) covers 20 per cent of

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RSPO: Labeling Palm Oil As An Ingredient Is Fine, Provided

22/04/2011 (Mongabay) The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), a body that sets criteria for social and environmental certification of palm oil, weighed in on the debate over Australia's proposal to require listing of palm oil as an ingredient on package labels.

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Cargill Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil

Palm oil is the most viable option to meet this demand. It is the highest yielding edible oil crop, using less land, energy, fertilizer and pesticides than other vegetable oils for every ton produced. Our Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil (Palm Policy) allows for both sustainability values and agricultural development to simultaneously thrive.

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INDOAGRI SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL POLICY 2017

INDOAGRI SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL POLICY 2017 IndoAgri is a leading diversified and vertically integrated agribusiness with operations along the entire supply chain, from plantation management and crop production, through refining, branding and marketing of consumer products.

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Olam is first in Africa to achieve RSPO certification for new oil palm plantation development. Olam International (“Olam”) has crossed a significant milestone after its first palm plantation went from being the first in Africa to receive the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil[1] (“RSPO”) New Planting Procedure verification to also becoming the first-ever new development in Africa to

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