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RSPO 14th General Assembly (GA14) Summary Report

Announcements, 07 December 2017

The 14th Annual General Assembly (GA14) of members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was held at the Grand Hyatt Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 1500 hours (GMT+8).

RT15 ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Nov. 2017

Announcements, 27 November 2017

Monday, 27 November 2017 - We are aware that delegates planning to attend the RT15 are being affected by the recent volcanic activity of Mount Agung and might not be able to reach Bali. The RSPO Secretariat is monitoring the situation and will keep the delegates informed via updates on the RT15 website and the RSPO Twitter account (https://twitter.com/RSPOtweets).

RT15 Update - RT Day 1 Cancelled, Day 2 & 3 and GA Proceeding

Announcements, 27 November 2017

Due to major flight disruptions caused by volcanic activity of Mt Agung, Bali, RSPO regrets to inform delegates that Day 1 of RT15 (Tuesday 28 November) has been cancelled. In trying to deliver the best possible experience for the guests that are already on site, the events scheduled for Day 2 and 3 of RT15 (Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 November), will proceed as usual, pending minor programme changes.

RSPO and HCS Approach Steering Group to formalise dialogue on ‘No Deforestation’ Guidelines for inclusion into RSPO Standards

Announcements, 22 November 2017

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and the Executive Committee of the High Carbon Stock Approach Steering Group (HCSA SG) announce their intention to undertake exchanges on how to implement no-deforestation commitments within the RSPO Principles and Criteria Review process.

REVIEW AND COMMENT PROCESS FOR THE ROUNDTABLE ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL (RSPO) MANUALS ON BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR PEATLAND MANAGEMENT

Announcements, 21 November 2017

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Secretariat is pleased to announce a review and comment process of updating two existing manuals on Best Management Practices (BMPs) for (i) Existing Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat; and (ii) Management and Rehabilitation of Natural Vegetation associated with Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat.

RSPO P&C 2017 Witness Assessment of PT SAI Global Indonesia

Announcements, 14 November 2017

ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Witness assessment of PT SAI Global Indonesia from 20.11.2017 to 24.11.2017

RSPO ASSURANCE TASK FORCE PROGRESS REPORT Q2

Announcements, 03 November 2017

As a part of the commitment to enhancing the effectiveness of RSPO’s assurance programs, including assessments (HCV, SEIA, GHG), verification (NPP), audits (CB) and oversight (including ASI accreditation), the Assurance Task Force is pleased to present their Quarterly Progress report for Q2.

‘Peat’ Workshop at RT15: Progress and Challenges in Implementing RSPO Manuals on Best Management Practices for Peatland Management

Announcements, 02 November 2017

As part of the process of updating the two existing RSPO manuals on Best Management Practices (BMPs) for (i) Existing Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat; and (ii) Management and Rehabilitation of Natural Vegetation associated with Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat – the Peatland Working Group 2 (PLWG2) is organising a 1-day workshop, presenting various case studies on progresses, experiences, and challenges in implementing the RSPO BMP Manuals. The workshop will be held on Monday 27 November 2017 at Grand

RSPO P&C 2017 Compliance Assessment of Pt. Mutuagung Lestari

Announcements, 30 October 2017

ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Compliance assessment of Pt. Mutuagung Lestari from 06.11.2017 to 10.11.2017

[Extended Deadline] Call for Application – Complaints Panel Members

Announcements, 27 October 2017

The RSPO Secretariat is pleased to announce the call for application from its members to join the RSPO Complaints Panel. Pursuant to the endorsement of the RSPO Complaints and Appeals Procedures (June 2017), there is now plans to expand the RSPO Complaints Panel with the aim to strengthen regional and sectoral representation on the Panel.