How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
Firstly, it will inform the team of the organization the Code of Conduct and the RSPO Principle and Criteria. This is done throughout readings, conferences, trainings and thereby facilitates the communication of that information to other stakeholders.
Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
R: Currently the company is certified with the Environmental Management System ISO14001: 2004 and works to obtain the ISO9001: 2008. In that order Aceites y Derivados, S.A. expresses its commitment within sustainable development and environmental preservation to the society and other palm oil industries.
This system allows direct communication between all stakeholders as complaints, recommendations, observations with the working group and them must to disseminate that information with other departments of the organization.
Another example of environmental commitment of the organization is the CDM project, which is registered in the United Nations under Kyoto Protocol and aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
Aceites y Derivados, S.A. has trained its human resources to audit and guarantee in environmental management topics any better practices in its processes activities, in this manner contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources.
In this way another good practice it would be an exchange of information among oilers companies and all interested parties that can express and share their strengths and weaknesses in the implementation of the Principles and Criteria of the RSPO and the Code of Conduct, this practice will be scheduled to include too assessment of performance supplier and all the people who are involve in the success of this certification.
Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
First Aceites y Derivados, S.A. will meet the world's most stringent criteria for sustainable production, which generates many environmental benefits to the nature, community, all stakeholders and producers of fresh fruit of the palm who are part of our core suppliers.
We will be a good example of sustainable palm oil organization in our country to demonstrate and guide other organizations through the implementation of RSPO Procedures and contribute in the develop of National Interpretation Document in Honduras.