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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 RT16 Conference report is now available for download. Click here to download.
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%)
21 Mar 2019
In November 2018, RSPO members adopted a breakthrough standard including a no-deforestation criteria 🌳🌳
Share to show your support for deforestation-free palm oil.✊📣
20 Mar 2019
Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet. Whilst it's the most efficient source of vegetable oil, when grown unsustainably it can have damaging impacts on the environment.
More and more consumers want to ensure the products they buy aren't harming the planet. Here's how the RSPO certification works to protect our environment.
More and more consumers want to ensure the products they buy aren't harming the environment.
Palm oil production can contribute to deforestation - here's how the RSPO certification works to protect our environment.
As a part of the RSPO 'Youth for Sustainability' and ‘Responsible Shopping’ initiative in India, our team met the alumni of the Young India Challenge community in Mumbai to discuss the role of youth for sustainable consumption and production.
Some of the youth influencers from this group will be analyzing the recently done Palm Oil Consumer Survey by WWF-India and driving the brands and consumers outreach programme in this market for RSPO and Centre for Responsible Business.
On Saturday, the 'Youth for Sustainability' meet-up was organized in New Delhi to discuss the role of young people for responsible consumption and production.
Some interesting ideas came up during the brainstorm, like dedicating something like 'Sustainable Economic Zones' for palm oil production, farmers leasing out land to companies by forming farmers cooperative organizations, learning sustainable agriculture practices and getting a stable income, the government making a law for sustainable sourcing and production, brands educating consumers about good and bad palm oil.
In the next phase, some of the youth influencers will be driving the discussion on social media to get more feedback and ideas from their social circle for consumer education campaigns.
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.
22 Mar 2019
The revised #RSPO standard includes requirements for better #water management, with practices that maintain the qua… https://t.co/dfDNiUGNgK
RT @PongoAlliance: Happy International Day of Forests! Orangutans cannot live in oil palm plantations alone. Forests are still vital. But o…
RT @BASF_FR: Le 21 mars est la #JournéeInternationaleDesForêts. Pour aider à protéger les forêts tropicales, #BASF est depuis longtemps eng…
@PatrickLedjam Fantastic to see @BASF leading on commitments to make 100% certified sustainable palm kernel the norm!
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