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.
January 2016 records bumper sales figures for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil, reflecting greater momentum among RSPO stakeholders and increased environmental awareness.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Ground-breaking initiative strengthens no-deforestation and human rights commitments through RSPO NEXT verification.
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.
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.
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.