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With the completion of the ACOP 2020 period in July 2021, the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) would like to note that the following Ordinary and Affiliate members did not submit their Annual Communications of Progress (ACOP) 2020 report within the official reporting period of 15 March to 12 May 2021.
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 terminations: 6
Total suspensions: 24
Total First Warnings: 86