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.
To address social issues in Indonesian oil palm plantations related to contract labour, gender, migration, and occupational health & safety, the RSPO and partners recently held a workshop on “Strengthening Relations of Labour Union and Palm Oil Plantation”.
Kuala Lumpur, 28th 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.
Jakarta, Indonesia, June 24, 2015 – The government of Central Kalimantan has committed to develop a jurisdictional approach to sustainable production of palm oil. The initiative was launched with the declaration of the “Central Kalimantan’s Pathway to Low-Emission Rural Development”, which was signed by Dr Agustin Teras Narang, Governor of Central Kalimantan, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Governors' Climate and Forests Task Force in Barcelona.
RSPO’s responds to comments by Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, during her intervention on Le Petit Journal (Canal+)
RSPO is supporting WWF #BeliYangBaik (“buy the good one”) campaign to encourage the presence of sustainable palm-oil based products in Indonesia market.
Third European RSPO roundtable: regional objectives, tougher enforcement rules and innovative sustainability standards
The RSPO acknowledges the importance of the issues raised by some institutional investors and industry players in the recent letter published by Ceres on June 1st. It is encouraging to see that more and more actors today are willing to lay an active role in moving towards a sustainable palm oil supply chain, and share RSPO’s vision of making sustainable palm oil the norm.
Kuala Lumpur, 1 June 2015 - The ISEAL Alliance recently announced that the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has successfully completed the process for becoming an ISEAL full member.