Following the acceptance of Resolution 6H (by the GA 13 in November 2015, KL), the RSPO Board of Governors endorsed the formation of an Assurance Task Force to implement Resolution as well as to upgrade/enhance the effectiveness of RSPO’s assurance program.
ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS;RSPO P&C (Single Site & Group) Head Office assessment of BSI Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd. from 04.05.2017 to 05.05.2017
ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C (Single Site & Group) Witness assessment of PT SGS Indonesia from 15.05.2017 to 20.05.2017
ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C (Single Site & Group) Compliance assessment of SIRIM QAS INTERNATIONAL SDN. BHD from 19.04.2017 to 22.04.2017.
It is that time of the year for Ordinary and Affiliate members of the RSPO to submit their ACOP for the reporting period 1st January 2016 - 31st December 2016.
ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Witness assessment of Exova (UK) Ltd trading as Exova BM Trada from 20.04.2017 to 20.04.2017
RSPO Peatland Working Group 2 recently convened to update guidance produced by the PLWG (2010-2012) and provide additional guidance in relation to RSPO P&C 2013.
On 6th March 2017, the Board of Governors (BoG) endorsed the recommendation made by the Smallholder Working Group (SHWG) and the Biodiversity and High Conservation Values Working Group (BHCVWG), on the need to develop the Remediation and Compensation Procedure (RaCP) for Independent Smallholders (ISH), as well as the interim measures during the developmental stage of the procedure.
The RSPO Board of Governors (BoG) has endorsed the Gabon National Interpretation (GA NI) document on 6th March 2017. GANI 2017, as it is known, is based on the RSPO P&C 2013.
The RSPO SOP for Standards Setting and Review (Draft v9 March 2017) sets out the procedures that shall be followed by those involved in RSPO standard development activities, including RSPO National Interpretations of the RSPO P&C. This extraordinary public consultation period lasts 30 days, from the 22nd of March 2017 until including 20th of April 2017.