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The RSPO aims to leverage its impact in making sustainable palm oil the norm. Aside from the conventional approach to certification where the focus is on the mill and its supply base, RSPO is looking to upscale this approach to a jurisdictional level. In the context of sustainable oil, this will involve the certification of the production and processing of oil palm products at the jurisdictional level that uses a particular model of jurisdictional landscape development.
Due to the scale and complexity of this approach, the proposed system shall be credible and robust enough to enable the whole jurisdiction to comply with RSPO standards. Hence, the establishment of a Jurisdictional Working Group (JWG) was endorsed by the Board of Governors in March 2018.
The Working Group had it first meeting in May 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, to discuss the action plan including:
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Jurisdictional Working Group Terms of Reference
14 Dec 2018
1st JWG Meeting Minutes - 3 May 2018 - Kuala Lumpur
14 Dec 2018
Dr. Glyn Davies (co-chair)
Sander van den Ende (co-chair)
New Britain Palm Oil Ltd
Olam International Limited
Earth Innovation Institute
Bunge Loders Croklaan B.V.
Kuan Chun, Lee
Procter & Gamble
Forest Peoples Programme
Sian Choo, Lim
Bumitama Agri Ltd
Malaysian Nature Society
Yayasan SETARA Jambi
Watawala Plantations PLC
Wahyu W. Wigati
Golden Agri-Resources Ltd