RSPO P&C 2017 Head Office Assessment of Pt. Mutuagung Lestari

Announcements, 19 December 2016

ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Head Office assessment of Pt. Mutuagung Lestari from 05.01.2017 to 06.01.2017

RSPO Group Certification Standards for Outgrowers Calling for nomination of Task Force members

Announcements, 14 December 2016

RSPO Group Certification Standard (2016) was endorsed by the RSPO Board of Governors (BoG) in March 2016 to facilitate certification of any FFB producers without a mill, through a Group Manager. These includes both smallholders (those owns land up to 50ha) as well as outgrowers (owns land more than 50 ha) without mill.

Announcement on C5.6 public reporting starting from 1st January 2017

Announcements, 14 December 2016

The implementation period of GHG emissions reporting to RSPO using RSPO PalmGHG calculator or an approved equivalent tool for compliance to Indicator 5.6.3 of RSPO P&C (2013) ends on 31st December 2016. As of 1st January 2017, public reporting of GHG emissions is mandatory as part of the annual audit summary report published on the RSPO Website.


Announcements, 08 December 2016

RSPO welcomes the decision of Accreditation Services International (ASI) to suspend PT SAI Global for RSPO P&C in Indonesia.

13th General Assembly summary report

Announcements, 30 November 2016

The 13th Annual General Assembly (GA13) of members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, 10 November 2016 at 1500 hours (GMT+7).

Announcement on C7.8 public reporting starting 1st January 2017

Announcements, 30 November 2016

Starting on 1st January 2017, public reporting of GHG assessment for new plantings under Criterion 7.8 is made mandatory through; i) standard NPP report uploaded onto the RSPO website; and ii) as part of the annual audit summary report published on the RSPO website under compliance findings of principle 7. The GHG assessment report for new plantings is to be verified by auditors based on ‘Chapter 6 – Reporting of GHG assessment for new plantings’.

RSPO P&C 2016 Witness Assessment of SCS Global Services

Announcements, 29 November 2016

ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Witness assessment of SCS Global Services from 05.12.2016 to 09.12.2016

RSPO SCCS 2016 Head Office Assessment of NEPCon OÜ

Announcements, 23 November 2016

ASI will conduct an initial accreditation RSPO SCCS Head Office assessment of NEPCon OÜ from 28.11.2016 to 02.12.2016

Statement on Implementation of Resolution 6H: RSPO Assurance System.

Announcements, 23 November 2016

At the GA 12 in November 2015 the Resolution 6h was passed that committed the RSPO to ensuring the quality, oversight and credibility of RSPO assessments by developing clear and mandatory guidelines and to improve the quality of High Conservation Value, High Carbon Stock and Social and Environmental Impact Assessment and Free Prior & Informed Consent review in the New Planting Procedure assessments, as well as to monitor the quality, independence and performance of all RSPO Auditors.

RSPO SCCS 2016 Witness Assessment of IBD Certifications Ltd.

Announcements, 21 November 2016

ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Witness assessment of IBD Certifications Ltd. from 21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016