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.
Every quarter, the RSPO organizes a gathering in Jakarta to create awareness and engage with the media on the latest progress update on sustainable palm oil. Last event's focus: How can palm oil in products be identified as certified sustainable palm oil?
RSPO invites interested companies or individual to submit proposal/quotation for a consultancy work for scoping study on the extent of issues on FFFB legality and traceability. The Terms of Reference (ToR) can be downloaded from the link given below.
We are writing in relation to the palm oil report, entitled “What kind of world would it be without...”, broadcasted yesterday, 3 May 2015, by Report. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) wishes to express its appreciation to Report for having drawn attention to the urgent and complex issue of palm oil’s sustainability and the deforestation risks linked to its production. It was in response to these very urgent issues that a group of industries and NGOs, including WWF, created the RSPO
Kuala Lumpur, 5 May 2015 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has announced it is working on voluntary guidelines aimed at further enhancing the existing standard’s requirements on issues such as Deforestation, Peatland Development and Indigenous Peoples rights.