NEWS & EVENTS

Navigating the complexities of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

News, 05 April 2016

As palm oil production increases in countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, and parts of Latin America and Africa, so does the occurrence of “land grabs” that negatively affect local people. Too often, land acquisition is carried out without the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of local communities, resulting in conflict. Now, RSPO’s FPIC Guide helps members to navigate the challenging area.

RSPO's physical certified sustainable palm oil hits record sales for January 2016

News, 29 February 2016

January 2016 records bumper sales figures for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil, reflecting greater momentum among RSPO stakeholders and increased environmental awareness.

Taking RSPO to the NEXT Level

News, 29 February 2016

The next step up in enhancing palm oil sustainability and environmental responsibility, RSPO NEXT implements a set of indicators to boost existing RSPO certification.

GreenPalm Certificates, Traceable Back to Individual Certified Oil Palm Mills

News, 25 February 2016

GreenPalm, the certificate trading system that supports sustainable oil palm production, has introduced certificate traceability back to the individual originating certified mill for the 2016 market.

ISPO-RSPO Joint-Study Marks a Milestone for Sustainable Palm Oil Cooperation in Indonesia

News, 17 February 2016

Jakarta, 17 February 2016. A joint-study between the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil Standard (ISPO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has been officially release today, marking a milestone for closer and effective cooperation between Indonesian and global palm oil sustainability standards.

Studi Bersama ISPO-RSPO Sebuah Pencapaian Penting dalam Kerjasama Mewujudkan Minyak Sawit Berkelanjutan di Indonesia

News, 17 February 2016

Jakarta, 17 Februari 2016. Studi bersama mengenai persamaan dan perbedaan antara sertifikasi Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) dan Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) hari ini resmi diumumkan. Studi bersama tersebut ini merupakan wujud pencapaian nyata dari kerjasama yang efektif antara standar sawit berkelanjutan Indonesia dan dunia.

RSPO introduces advanced add-on criteria for sustainable palm oil

News, 09 February 2016

Ground-breaking initiative strengthens no-deforestation and human rights commitments through RSPO NEXT verification.

From seed to soap: Indonesian reporters witness the sustainable footprint of palm oil production

News, 29 January 2016

Indonesian journalists and bloggers take a trip along the palm oil supply chain in Riau--and find out what it takes to make it sustainable.

Looking back at 2015

News, 23 December 2015

From increased membership to new country commitments for 100% uptake of CSPO, and from RSPO Next to records in CSPO global production, 2015 was a year of achievements for the RSPO.

Palm oil concession maps of RSPO members to become publicly available

News, 18 December 2015

In response to the devastating land and forest fires affecting Indonesia every year, and in order to improve the monitoring and enforcement of its Principles & Criteria (P&C), the RSPO will publish its member's oil palm concession maps.


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