The RSPO Secretariat is pleased to announce that a generic audit checklist with the title of “Generic Checklist for Audits against RSPO P&C 2013” has been developed in order to support and provide guidance to auditors in assessing compliance of each requirement.
In conjunction with the Africa Sustainable Palm Oil Forum (29 September 2015), RSPO will be organising an RSPO Open Day on 28 & 30 September 2015 in Accra, Ghana.
ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Witness assessment of Intertek Certification International Sdn Bhd (former Moody Int. Malaysia) from 06.07.2015 to 10.07.2015.
The recent public consultation on “RSPO’s Management System Requirements and Guidance for Group Certification of FFB production”, held in Bogotá (Colombia), elicited a solid response with more than 40 attendees including oil palm growers, millers, and social and environmental NGOs from 6 countries.
The RSPO FLTTF is calling for representation from the following stakeholder groups
The RSPO and Accreditation Services International (ASI) will be conducting an expert discussion on the Independent Appeals Mechanism (IAM) within the RSPO Complaints System on 8 July 2015 in Hotel Millennium, Jakarta. The discussion will focus on gathering inputs from stakeholders to obtain a comprehensive review on the IAM development.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has moved to suspend non-submitters of Disclosure of Liabilities, as recommended by the Compensation Task Force and approved by the Board of Governors.
The RSPO Compensation Task Force (CTF) will be conducting a two-day workshop on the LUCC Analysis Guidance. The workshop, to be held in Jakarta (venue TBA), will focus on gathering inputs from LUCC consultants and RSPO members on the LUCC Analysis process during the one year staged implementation period.
ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Head Office assessment of PT Superinterintending Company of Indonesia, Strategic Business Unit Sucofindo International Certification Services (Pt Sucofindo, SBU SICS) from 2015/06/29 to 2015/06/30.
The RSPO Secretariat is pleased to announce that all audits on mills and supply bases under the RSPO scheme in countries without endorsed National Interpretations (NI) must be conducted against the requirement of the generic P&C 2013. This applies to all initial, recertification and surveillance audits.