NEWS & EVENTS

Announcement of third party assessment of ICEA

Announcements, 05 April 2012

An office assessment of ICEA against RSPO requirements will take place on 28th February 2012. ASI welcomes objective comments from interested stakeholders on the performance of ICEA as an RSPO-approved certification body.

Comments may be sent to RSPO at Salahudin.yaacob@rspo.org or directly to ASI at s.armstrong@accreditation-services.com

ANNOUNCEMENT ON 8TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA8) OF RSPO MEMBERS

Announcements, 05 April 2012

ANNOUNCEMENT ON 8TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA8) OF RSPO MEMBERS

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS; CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS AND INVITATION TO REGISTER FOR THE 8TH RSPO GENERAL ASSEMBLY

www.ga8.rspo.org 

Dear Members of RSPO,

With regards to the reconvening of the 8th General Assembly of Members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and the announcement circulated on January 12, 2012, the RSPO will hold its 8th General Assembly (GA8) of members on:

Stepwise Support Programme Training Course: RSPO-endorsed Lead Auditors Course

Announcements, 05 April 2012

The “RSPO-endorsed Lead Auditor Course” will be held on the 23rd - 27th April 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The course is suitable for auditors, practitioners, plantation managers, and anyone with an interest and background in the RSPO Principles & Criteria. The course syllabus is derived from actual practical working experience in Southeast Asia, Africa and South America.

TUV Rheinland Malaysia Sdn Bhd approved as RSPO Supply Chain Certification Body

Announcements, 05 April 2012

The RSPO is pleased to announce the initial approval of TUV Rheinland Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., as an RSPO approved Supply Chain Certification Body for the RSPO.

For further information on TUV Rheinland Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., please visit www.my.tuv.com

or contact Carol Ng Siew Theng email: carol.ng@my.tuv.com

PT SAI Global Indonesia approved as RSPO Supply Chain Certification Body

Announcements, 05 April 2012

The RSPO is pleased to announce the initial approval of PT SAI Global Indonesia, as an RSPO approved Supply Chain Certification Body for the RSPO.

For further information on PT SAI Global Indonesia, please visit www.saiglobal.com

or contact Joko Prayitno email: joko.prayitno@saiglobal.com

Bureau Veritas Certification approved as RSPO Supply Chain Certification Body

Announcements, 05 April 2012

The RSPO is pleased to announce the initial approval of Bureau Veritas Certification, as an RSPO approved Supply Chain Certification Body for the RSPO. For further information on Bureau Veritas Certification, please visit www.bureauveritas.com or contact Jean-Michel Lefevre email: jean-michel.lefevre@fr.bureauveritas.com 

agroVet Austria approved as RSPO Supply Chain Certification Body

Announcements, 05 April 2012

The RSPO is pleased to announce the initial approval of agroVet Austria, as an RSPO approved Supply Chain Certification Body for the RSPO.

For further information on agroVet Austria, please visit www.agrovet.at or contact Prem Chandran email: p.chandran@agrovet.at

RSPO Rules for Home and Personal Care Derivatives

Announcements, 05 April 2012

RSPO EB has approved the ‘RSPO Guiding Rules for HPC Derivatives’ document at it November 2011 meeting.  The document serves as a guiding structure during the transition to physical supply chains for the most commonly used oil palm product derivatives in the Home and Personal Care Products market. It shall enable users to calculate the share of raw materials used to consider the transitory use of green palm certificates. 

Announcement on Extension & Application of RSPO HCV Assessors

Announcements, 29 July 2011

In order to facilitate the renewal process for HCV assessors, RSPO’s executive board decided in July 2011 to extend the validity of all the RSPO approved HCV assessors for another 6 months.