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Application of RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C) 2018 and Endorsement of National Interpretations

The RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C) 2018 will be fully effective from 15 November 2019. All audits starting from this date onwards shall be carried out based on the generic RSPO P&C 2018. The countries with National Interpretation (NI) endorsed by the RSPO Board of Governors (BoG) in November 2019 can use the newly endorsed NI, which was developed based on the P&C 2018.

The following NIs were endorsed on 7 November 2019 at the Board of Governors Meeting in Bangkok:

For further information, please contact Standards Development Director Julia Majail at julia.majail@rspo.org or certification@rspo.org