What if RSPO members were helped not only to comply with the Principles & Criteria, but also to exceed them? This is now possible with RSPO Next, which "pushes the envelope" on issues such as deforestation, peatland development and indigenous peoples' rights.
Through the Global Forest Watch online mapping system, anyone can find out the origin of the haze hotspots, making the palm oil supply chain more transparent.
ISEAL's "Challenge the Label" tool helps company buyers who are faced with numerous sustainability labels to test which claims are credible. Here, ISEAL explains how RSPO members can maximize benefits from the campaign.
In India much remains to be done to transform the market to a more sustainable footing. However, some businesses are leading the way. Among those is Galaxy Surfactants, a leader in supplying products to some of the world’s most famous FMCG brands, recently certified by the RSPO.
Smallholders account for 30% of the total global production of palm oil. In this essay, RSPO Director General Datuk Darrel Webber, pays tribute to this sector of the industry and their growing role in the RSPO.
Yesterday the Norges Bank took the decision to exclude RSPO members IJM and Genting Berhad from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). Daewoo International Corporation and its parent company POSCO were also excluded from the GPFG.
In relation to the report titled “Palm-Oil Migrant Workers Tell of Abuses on Malaysian Plantations”, published by The Wall Street Journal on 26th July 2015.
In relation to the report titled “Palm-Oil Migrant Workers Tell of Abuses on Malaysian Plantations”, published by The Wall Street Journal on 26th July 2015. The RSPO Complaints Panel have met on Wednesday 29th July and deliberated on the Wall Street Journal article’s findings. We report below the Panel’s decision:
In a bid to support an independent and impartial governance and decision making procedure for the RSPO Complaints System, the RSPO and Accreditation Services International recently engaged in discussions on how to proceed.
During a recent media briefing in Jakarta, the RSPO took participants on a journey back in time to highlight the organisation's accomplishments in the country.