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Impact

Continuously monitoring the impact of RSPO’s work is essential for the development of our standards. It also helps us assess the ways in which our work contributes to our shared vision of transforming markets to make sustainable palm oil ‘the norm’. In order to achieve this, RSPO is committed to developing, implementing, and improving its Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system. Our M&E system uses the RSPO’s Theory of Change as a guiding framework, designed to assess progress, performance and impacts of our work, as well as to help inform strategy and drive continuous improvement through learning and adaptive management.

RSPO in Numbers

Data presented below is as of 31 October 2020, unless stated otherwise

Certification figures

  • Certified production volume data is based on projected annual production of the certified mills.
  • Supply data is based on monthly availability of the annual certified production volume of mills.
  • The difference between certified production volume and supply is due to the differences in certification period of individual mills.

Certified area and CSPO volume by country Certified area includes the mill, mature and immature oil palms area, buildings and infrastructures, HCVs and any area within the boundary of the management unit.

Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.

4.46 Million Hectares certified
Certified Area
 
  • 1 - 1,000 ha
  • 1.000 - 5,000 ha
  • 5,000 - 1,000,000 ha
  • 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 ha
  • > 1,500,000 ha
 

Members with RSPO certifications

Certified Palm Oil Mills

448 Units/Mills

Growers

86 Members

Companies with
Supply Chain Certificates

3,261 Companies

Facilities with
Supply Chain Certificates

5,734 Facilities/Mills

Volume of RSPO certified sustainable palm oil Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.

17.11

million tonnes

19% of global palm oil

Annual certified production volume of CSPO and CSPK (MT) Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.

 

Certified Sustainable Palm Oil production area (ha) Production area includes mature oil palms area only. Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.

 

Annual volume of certified Fresh Fruit Bunch (MT) Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.
Final figure for 2019 can only be calculated at year-end (31 December)

 

Certified Sustainable Palm Kernel Supply and Sales by Supply Chain Model (MT) Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.

 

Certified Sustainable Palm Oil supply and sales by supply chain model Figures inclusive of scheme & independent smallholders.

Current Year - Cumulative year to date (YTD) monthly volumes.
Year to Year - Annual cumulative volumes (January - December).
For information on RSPO supply chain models, please click here.
 
 

RSPO Commitment to Smallholders

For more info on smallholders please go to Smallholders page.
 
162,034
Individual Smallholders
454,540
Hectares of Smallholders Certified Area

Membership figures

Membership data is as of 31 October 2020 at 03:30 hours (GMT+8)

Top 10 RSPO members by countries (out of 99)

1 United States 599
2 Germany 482
3 United Kingdom 462
4 Italy 225
5 Netherlands 223
6 Japan 221
7 France 184
8 China 168
9 Belgium 161
10 Spain 159

RSPO members by category

114 Members
2,912 Members
1,915 Members
4,941 Members

RSPO members by sector

 

Trademark

Trademark licenses data is as of 31 October 2020

3 Associations
312 Consumer Goods Manufacturers
36 Oil Palm Growers
14 Organisations
203 Palm Oil Processors and/or Traders
11 Retailers
1 Social or Development Organisations (Non Governmental Organisations)
413 Supply Chain Associate
5 Supply Chain Group Manager

Publications

RSPO Impact Update 2019 (Jul 2018 to Jun 2019)

Impact Report 2019 (Jan 2019 to Dec 2019)

September 2020

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RSPO Impact Update 2019 (Jul 2018 to Jun 2019)

Impact Update 2019 (Jul 2018 to Jun 2019

October 2019

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Impact Report 2018 (Jul 2017 to Jun 2018)

November 2018

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RSPO Theory Of Change Narrative

December 2017

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