In April 2013, the EB approved the amendment made to the RSPO Standard for Group Certification document. With this approval, scheme smallholders and outgrowers that do not possess its own mill can now be certified under this standard.
The RSPO Executive Board Meeting decided at its recent meeting on the 25 April 2013 to approve the RSPO smallholders’ membership fee structure, which will be implemented with immediate effect. The fee structure is as per the following:
A guidance document for the RSPO Supply Chain Group Certification is now available for Supply Chain Certification Bodies only.