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Public Consultation — RSPO Rules on Market Communications & Claims Document 2021

60-day Public Consultation: 24 November 2021 - 23 January 2022

The RSPO Secretariat  is pleased to announce a public consultation on the revision of the RSPO Rules on Market Communications and Claims, for a period of 60 days starting today (24 November 2021). This document will be open for comments up to 23 January 2022.

We would like to highlight the main changes introduced in this revised document, which are among others:

  • The trademark license to be applied and managed by the parent company

  • Revision of the 95% rule to 100% for Business to Consumer (B2C) communications

  • Additional guidance on the remote audit procedure 

  • Removal of the RSPO Next claims rules 

  • Limited space issue addressed for any B2C claims

You may find the draft version of this document in the link provided below, and provide your feedback using the attached form.

All comments are to be submitted to trademark@rspo.org by 11:59 PM (GMT+8) on 23 January 2022 with the email subject: “Public Consultation C&C 2021 Comments - Organisation Name”