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NEWS & EVENTS

16th Annual Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT16)

Events, 12 November 2018

RSPO is pleased to announce that the 16th Annual Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT16) which will be held at The Magellan Sutera Resort Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia from 12 to 15 November 2018 is now open for registration.

RSPO Roadshow event in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Events, 09 October 2018

We are calling all Oil Palm Growers based in Malaysia to join us for the next RSPO Roadshow event hosted by the RSPO Secretariat on Tuesday, 9 October till Wednesday 10 October, 2018 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. During this event, we’ll discuss key trends and themes related to RSPO Principles & Criteria Standard and you will have direct access to RSPO ‘Clinic Sessions' relating to RSPO Impacts and Benefits, Membership, Certification and much more.

Ahead of the European Palm Conference in Madrid, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil welcomes you for a pre-event industry meeting.

Events, 03 October 2018

The meeting will last for approximately two hours, after which RSPO representatives will be available for one-to-one discussions.

Unilever to Support Work in Sabah, Malaysia to Achieve RSPO Certification

News, 28 September 2018

At the Global Climate Action Summit, Unilever prioritised wildlife habitats and achieving certification for palm oil plantations, while Walmart’s Project Gigaton focused on emissions reduction and working with suppliers to control deforestation.

RSPO Companies Outperform Others by 6% on Bursa Malaysia Index

News, 28 September 2018

New research has shown, companies in the palm oil sector that include ‘no-deforestation’ and sustainability policies and programmes register higher returns for investors, with RSPO member companies outperforming non-members by approximately 6 percent.

Seminars Highlight Children’s Rights in Oil Palm Plantations

News, 28 September 2018

RSPO hosted sessions in Indonesia to introduce Children’s Rights and Business Principles to a wider group of stakeholders, with the aim of eventually adopting these principles as part of RSPO’s own standards for members.

RSPO Grower Members Save CO2 Equivalent of 300,000 Cars

News, 28 September 2018

A study commissioned by the RSPO Emission Reduction Working Group reveals that RSPO growers saved 2 million tonnes in GHG emissions from sustainable practices, while also achieving low-carbon new oil palm development.

Biosourcing, Tools of the Circular Economy

Events, 26 September 2018

RSPO's Inke van der Sluijs will be speaking at a DETIC Institute event on the bio-econonmy and the role RSPO-Certfication can play in biosourcing. The event will be held in French & Dutch.

Lead Auditors Course announcement l September 24-28th 2018 Wild Asia

Events, 24 September 2018

The 16th RSPO-endorsed Lead Auditors Course Plus (LAC+) from Wild Asia

New guidance for working with High Conservation Values in Malaysia

News, 19 September 2018

A joint resource published today will support responsible agricultural and forestry commodity production in Malaysia by providing practical guidance for identifying High Conservation Values in Malaysia.