22 August 2017 – An alliance of industry associations and NGOs in the UK has signed the Commitment to Support 100% Sustainable Palm Oil in Europe by 2020.
In line with ISEAL best practices, to ensure that standards remain relevant and reflect stakeholder understanding of good sustainability practices, the RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C) 2013 is being reviewed again and subsequently submitted for adoption by the General Assembly of RSPO by November 2018.
RSPO Secretariat has developed the draft of the New Planting Procedures (NPP) guidance document for smallholders. This is part of the process towards meeting the request as expressed in the Resolution 6f GA13/2016, which demanded that all smallholders - independent, scheme and associated – are reprieve from the New Planting Procedure until a review of the updated NPP guidance document is completed.
ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS;RSPO P&C (Single Site & Group) Head Office assessment of Bureau Veritas Certification Hong Kong Limited from 18.09.2017 to 19.09.2017.
ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C;RSPO SCCS Head Office assessment of PT SAI Global Indonesia from 25.09.2017 to 26.09.2017
The RSPO P&C 2018 Draft (“Draft”) for public review contains a new indicator on providing a decent living wage to workers
The RSPO Secretariat has approved the revised Papua New Guinea NI (PNG NI) document on 15th August 2017.
Checkmark Training is now endorsed by the RSPO to train RSPO P&C Lead Auditors. As such, they will be running two Endorsed RSPO P&C Lead Auditors Courses in Indonesia and Malaysia.
ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Compliance assessment of Intertek Certification International Sdn Bhd from 14.08.2017 to 18.08.2017
ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Witness assessment of Gut Certifizierungsgesellschaft für Managementsysteme GmbH Umweltgutachter from 03.08.2017 to 04.08.2017
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