Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
What does the RSPO want to achieve?
What has the RSPO's done so far?
How does RSPO relate to ISPO?
Sustainable Palm Oil
Why do we need sustainable palm oil?
Wouldn't it be better to remove palm oil from consumer products altogether?
Can palm oil production become and remain sustainable if and when total supply and demand continue to grow?
How much certified sustainable palm oil is available on the market?
Palm Oil Products
How can consumers know whether companies use certified sustainable palm oil?
What does it mean if a product claims to 'contain' RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil?
What does it mean if a product says it 'advances' the production of RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil? Does such a product contain sustainable palm oil or not?
Can companies produce only part of their palm oil on RSPO-certified plantations?
A company say it acts responsibly but its product does not actually contain sustainable palm oil. How can that be?
Do consumer products contain certified sustainable palm oil?
I read that a company is an RSPO member but that its palm oil is not sustainable. How is that possible?
Will ISPO-certification compete with RSPO-certification?
How do National Interpretations differ from RSPO’s overall Principles & Criteria for sustainable palm oil production?