Palm Oil Debate

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About The Palm Oil Debate

Transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm

RSPO is engaging with a wider, global constituency via the Guardian Sustainable Business hub until October 2015. Join the debate on the Guardian website and explore the issues related to sustainable palm oil through features on these pages.

Find out more about the RSPO Our Impact


For most consumers palm oil is an abstract issue – despite its presence in 50% of grocery products. But what impact does the RSPO Trademark really have on consumer sentiment? Fiona Wheatley, Sustainable Development Manager at Marks & Spencer (M&S), gives a retailer’s perspective.

Europe Market Status Report

Since 2004, RSPO has been collaborating with the global supply chain to transform the palm oil industry and transition towards 100% sustainable palm oil. Here's a report on the National Initiatives as the world’s largest economy, Europe responsibly move the global economy to a more sustainable path.