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Membership No.





Oil Palm Growers



Member since

17 October 2014

Aceites Manuelita S.A.

Aceites Manuelita S.A. is a producer of Biodiesel and other value-added high quality products derived from palm oil, marketed in the energy, chemical and food industries. Palm plantations are located in the Eastern Plains , in the departments of Meta ( town of San Carlos de Guaroa). The company established its first oil palm plantations in 1987. In later years he continued planting to complete 6,300 hectares. To process FFB , established in 1991 , a Mill , which after several extensions, now has a processing capacity of 72 tons per hour. In this plant are processed, the own FFB and 14,000 hectares of small growers In 2010 Biodiesel plant was inagurated with production capacity from 350,000 liters per day , which is intended to comply with the regulations of biofuel blends in all the national territory.
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ACOP Report Submissions

  • Aceites_Manuelita_S_A_-ACOP2018.pdf
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    2017 aceites manuelita s.a.-ACOP2017.pdf 26.9 KB
    2016 aceites manuelita s.a.-ACOP2016.pdf 25.1 KB
    2015 aceites manuelita s.a.-ACOP2015.pdf 21.7 KB

    Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    Aceites Manuelita realizará diferentes jornadas de sensibilización y capacitación sobre los principios y criterios de RSPO a diferentes niveles, incluyendo los proveedores de FFB. Adicionalmente se incluyó la implementación de RSPO como una iniciativa estratégica y como un objetivo de la gerencia general.

    Oils Manuelita perform different awareness days and training on the RSPO principles and criteria at different levels, including providers FFB. Additionally, the implementation of RSPO was included as a strategic initiative and as an objective of general management.
  • 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?
    Se cuenta con varios mecanismos de interacción con las partes interesadas: que promueven no solamente el uso sostenible del aceite de palma, si no su producción sostenible (iniciativas de mejoramiento de condiciones de vida, de colaboradores y comunidad, proyectos hacia la reducción de la contaminación y aprovechamiento eficaz de los residuos de proceso y cogeneración de energía. También Aceites Manuelita tiene certificado su Sistema de Gestión Ambiental ante la ISO 14001.

    It has several mechanisms of interaction with stakeholders: promoting not only the sustainable use of palm oil, but their sustainable production (initiatives to improve living conditions of employees and community projects to reduce pollution and effective use of waste processing and energy cogeneration. Manuelita Oils has also certified its Environmental Management System to ISO 14001.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    Se han realizado capacitaciones a los proveedores (pequeños productores) los cuales se han comprometido con la aplicación de los principios y criterios de RSPO. El desempeño de los proveedores se ha evaluado por medio de verificaciones en sus plantaciones donde se revisan cómo se están aplicando los principios y criterios de RSPO y estableciendo planes de acción con el fin de garantizar el cumplimiento de los mismos. También, Aceites Manuelita tiene un departamento encargado del área de proveedores donde se brinda todo el soporte técnico a las plantaciones de los proveedores.

    Training was provided to suppliers (small producers) which are committed to the implementation of the principles and criteria of RSPO. The supplier performance has been evaluated through checks on their plantations where we review how they are implementing the RSPO principles and criteria and establishing action plans in order to ensure compliance with them. Also, oils Manuelita has a department in charge of the area where all providers support plantations of suppliers is provided.
  • 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?
    Mejora calidad de vida de los colaboradores, mejora en los controles de los procesos, Mejorar buenas practicas agrícolas de las plantaciones propias y proveedores.

    Fortalecimiento de relaciones con partes interesadas Confianza en el mercado nacional e internacional

    Improved quality of life for employees, improved process controls, improve good agricultural practices and suppliers own plantations.

    Strengthening relations with stakeholders confidence in the domestic and international market
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