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Membership No.

1-0149-14-000-00

Category

Ordinary

Sector

Oil Palm Growers

Country/Region

Madagascar

Member since

11 February 2014

Savonnerie Tropicale S.A

Profile

Our Family owned company Savonnerie Tropicale S.A is the first and leader in Organic Palm Oil Industry in Madagascar. Our products are certified organic by ECOCERT International nad BIOSUISSE. Organic Palm oil Grower (1200 Ha Total Area) and Organic Palm oil Processor (900 MT/years) We export to Europe our own Organic Crude Palm Oil since 1994 and only to Switzerland since 2009. We grow a wide range of other Organic products inside our Organic Palm Oil Total Area in accordance with sustainable criteria Therefore our family company has a target to be RSPO certified to constantly improve her commitments to sustainability and good agro_industry practices.


ACOP Report Submissions

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    We have policies in place for responsible palm production on our own plantation and we have organized workshops to raise awareness of the RSPO.

    <br></br>Savonnerie Tropicale S.A Company will develop a communications plan to inform suppliers, customers and other stakeholders of its membership in RSPO.
  • 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?
    Savonnerie Tropicale S.A will seek opportunities to advance the P&C of RSPO through engagement with the company's customers who are likewise RSPO members.

    <br></br>To resolve conflicts, we have a procedure based on written documentation of communication with local communities
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    Savonnerie Tropicale S.A views RSPO membership as an integral part of Savonnerie Tropicale S.A?s Sustainability Program. Specifications of organic certification demonstrate our commitment to sustainable development since 1994. We are currently working to be RSPO certified for our plantations.

    Savonnerie Tropicale S.A will continue to engage with our customers on the current realities and future associated with sustainable palm procurement.

    Our strategy is to bring to the market demand and to be responsive to the needs of our customers.
  • 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?
    Savonnerie Tropicale S.A Company supports the mission of the RSPO to make sustainable crude palm oil and crude palm kernel oil the industry standard.

    As a producer /manufacturer of raw materials in Africa, Savonnerie Tropicale S.A Company can be a valuable additional member to the RSPO community.

    We continue to expand our partnerships with NGOs and local communities: establishment of independent smallholder farmers in 2015 to increase sustainable palm oil production (RSPO certification scheme)
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