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The Annual Communication of Progress (ACOP) 2018 is now open, covering the reporting period of 1 January, 2018 to 31 December, 2018. Please ensure you submit your ACOP 2018 by 17 May, 2019.
The RSPO P&C 2018 is now available for download. Click here to download.
RSPO is hosting a series of P&C roadshows for existing and prospective RSPO oil palm grower members in several producing regions. Please click here to find a roadshow event near you.
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Proportion of global palm oil certified by RSPO
Volume of RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil
Oil palm production area certified by RSPO
RSPO members from around the world
RSPO members come from every corner of the world
Number of trademark licenses issued by RSPO
Individual smallholders with RSPO membership
RSPO-certified, smallholders-managed area
Combined share of RSPO-certified palm oil produced in Indonesia (51%) and Malaysia (42%)
18 Mar 2019
Did you know palm oil plantations are rich with a variety of different species of insects 🐜 ? Sadly, plummeting insect numbers are threatening natural ecosystems with devastating consequences for the planet.
Read this blog from RSPO member Golden Agri Resources, on how they are working to preserve and maximise biodiversity in their plantations.
Latest industry news and updates on the palm oil industry
15 Mar 2019
"We can strive to improve both landscapes and livelihoods by championing more ethical production."
Look out for sustainable palm oil in products 🍫🍩🍕 next time you shop to help Europe reach a 100% certified sustainable palm oil supply by 2020.
Calling for a ban on palm oil will not stop deforestation. It does not help to improve livelihoods of farmers. But we can strive to improve both landscapes a...
13 Mar 2019
At the Polish Forum on Sustainable Palm Oil in Warsaw, WWF Polska released a study on the impact of Polish palm oil consumption on the global environment, including an in-depth analysis on the possibility of replacing it with other vegetable oils.
The report found that substituting palm oil in Poland with alternative vegetable oils would generate the need to use 428,000 hectares of more land, as much as 185,000 hectares of which is located in Asia. In addition, 46.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide would be generated as a result of the changes in land use.
Inaugural forum for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in Poland draws together key stakeholders to share in-depth analysis, discuss global solutions, and lay the foundations for an industry agreement.
Chester has officially become the world's first sustainable palm oil city, with over 50 organisations committing to only using certified sustainable palm oil.
Will your city be next?
🙌 We've done it 🙌
Chester is officially the WORLD'S FIRST Sustainable Palm Oil City!
Restaurants, schools, manufacturers and businesses across the city have committed to only using palm oil from entirely sustainable sources 🌏❤️️
Here's why it's important...
11 Mar 2019
1 RSPO Credits purchased = 1 tonne of certified sustainable palm oil on the market 🌴
The sale of RSPO credits supports independent smallholders and oil palm growers and crushers who have been working hard to produce sustainable palm oil.
Get started here: http://bit.ly/RSPOCredits
08 Mar 2019
This International Women's Day we shine a light on oil palm smallholder Wasini 🌴🌴
06 Mar 2019
Palm oil is found in many everyday items 🍦🍪💄
ZSL explains why a boycott may not help protect wildlife.
Palm oil is an ingredient found in many everyday items we buy on a regular basis – from biscuits and instant noodles, to shampoo and lipstick.
19 Mar 2019
Ever wondered why some RSPO certified products carry the "Certified" label?
Check out the Certification course at… https://t.co/L22tODV46L
SAVE THE DATE 📅
Don't miss the 17th Annual Roundtable Meeting on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT17) this November in Bang… https://t.co/dPV624VNWi
RT @POP_UGA: #DidYouKnow about half of ALL grocery store products contain #palmoil? Be sure to check labels for products that use palm oil…
Did you hear?!
@chesterzoo">.@chesterzoo's campaign to make Chester the first #Sustainable #PalmOil city has influenced more th… https://t.co/nTVStmEpo4
@hongwaionn Great to spot the RSPO trademark on pack 👏
@joshablittler @cheshire This is a milestone to be proud of! 👏🌴 Hope others will follow lead!
@pigreen1 Sustainable palm oil is produced following the #RSPO Principles & Criteria. Key requirements include no d… https://t.co/GR4tmjrpGQ