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07 Jul 2020 - 23 Jul 2020
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and movement restriction orders enforced throughout many countries, physical training sessions that were planned by the RSPO Secretariat for members have to be adjourned and postponed until further notice.
In line with our commitment to continuously engaging and updating our members on RSPO standards and requirements, we are delighted to announce that the RSPO Secretariat will host a series of webinars on several key topics, in order to equip our members with more detailed information.
We’d like to invite members to join any of the webinar sessions, kindly register via the link provided below.
7 July 2020
4.00pm - 5.30pm (GMT +8)
Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)
What is Free, Prior and Informed Consent and why is it so important when it comes to implementing the RSPO Standards?
In this session, we will explore what FPIC really means, and what members need to take into account to ensure that the implementation of the standards are conducted in an effective way to ensure that their operations remain free of conflict.
9 July 2020
2.00pm - 3.00pm (GMT +8)
Grower members are welcome to sign up for the first online training of the year on PalmGHG version 4.0.
In this webinar, we will discuss the key features of this tool and explore the do’s and the don’ts in complying with Indicator 7.10.1 of the 2018 RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C). We will also be featuring a step-by-step process for data entry. So, if you are new to this tool, you are encouraged to sign up.
*The PalmGHG online/web platform will be fully utilised for this training. Upon registration, we will send participants an email with details to login to the PalmGHG’s training platform.
14 July 2020
Decent Living Wage (DLW)
On 27 November 2019, it was announced that pending the development of the RSPO endorsed living wage benchmarks for relevant countries, national minimum wages shall be paid to all workers.
In addition, the Unit of Certification (UoC) is also required to conduct an assessment of the prevailing wages and in-kind benefits provided to its workers. We will also explain the concept of decent living wages and how we see it being applied in a meaningful way in RSPO certified units.
16 July 2020
10.00am - 11.00am (GMT +8)
Coffee with the Drainability Assessment Reviewers
What is a Drainability Assessment? Why must I carry out this assessment? How is this assessment beneficial for my company?
If these questions are running through your mind, then grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join us in this interactive forum with RSPO’s drainability assessment reviewers.
21 July 2020
Introducing gender guidance for the RSPO
With the adoption of the 2018 P&C, oil palm producing companies are now required to align their policies to recognise and integrate gender-equal views and practices in their operations.
We will introduce and talk about the upcoming guidance, its components, and how this will assist members in achieving compliance.
23 July 2020
3.00pm - 4.00pm (GMT +8)
Independent Smallholder High Conservation Value (HCV) toolkit
Throughout the course of supporting independent smallholders, the RSPO Secretariat has been working to ensure that the simplified HCV approach is feasible and accessible to independent smallholders, as well as providing continuous guidance on using the HCV Assessment app.
Please join us for an interactive webinar on how independent smallholder group managers and implementing organisations can use this app.