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With the completion of the ACOP 2019 period on 10 July 2020, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) would like to note that the following Ordinary and Affiliate members did not submit their 2019 Annual Communications of Progress (ACOP) report within the official reporting period of 2 March to 5 June 2020.
Companies and organisations that do not submit their ACOP reports face one of the following actions:
Companies and organisations that have had their RSPO membership terminated will have all membership privileges revoked. These members' RSPO Certificates and RSPO Trademark Licenses will no longer be valid, and any trade of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) by these members shall cease. The same communication has been relayed to respective members on the date in which their termination became effective.
Companies and organisations that have had their RSPO membership suspended will have all membership privileges revoked with immediate effect. However, there will be a grace period of 30 days before their certificates, trade, and Trademark License will cease to be valid.
Companies and organisations that have received First Time Warnings will retain all membership privileges but will be at risk of Suspension if ACOP reports are not submitted in the following ACOP cycle.
Total First Warnings: 89
Total Suspensions: 12
Total Terminations: 2