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In 2018, RSPO Board of Governors (BoG) endorsed the RSPO Theory of Change (ToC) with the overall vision of making sustainable palm oil the norm.
In March 2019, the RSPO BoG subsequently endorsed the RSPO Governance Review for ‘Reorganisation of Standing Committees, Task Forces and Working Groups’. The Assurance Standing Committee (ASC) was established to provide direction in contributing to the credibility and accountability of the RSPO Assurance System.
* final structure to be determined
ISEAL - This represents the ISEAL Alliance global membership association for credible sustainability standards.
ASI - Assurance Services International: accreditation body appointed by RSPO to accredit Certification bodies that conducts RSPO Audits
HCVRN - High Conservation Value Resource Network: a member-based organisation that strives to protect High Conservation Values in areas where the expansion of forestry and agriculture may put important forests, biodiversity and local communities at risk.
HCSA - HCS Approach Steering Group Secretariat: A platform that developed a methodology designed to achieve no-deforestation including refining its definition, its objectives and its relationship to other approaches to halting deforestation.
SEIA - Social and Environmental Impact Assessment
NPP - New Planting Procedure
FPIC - Free, Prior and Informed Consent
CB - Certification Body
P&C - Principles and Criteria
CP - Complaints Panel
DLW - Decent Living Wage
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1. General Management
30 Sep 2021
2. Calendar of Events
05 Aug 2021
3. Minutes of Meeting
02 Sep 2021
4. Action Tracker
01 Oct 2021
5. Other Related Documents
02 Sep 2021