Members of the Technical Committees (TCs) may or may not be an RSPO Member. The opportunity will be for external parties and experts to participate in the TCs to ensure that the skills and experience needed are available. Each TC shall have a minimum of two (2) grower representatives to ensure sufficient participation of stakeholders who are directly impacted by changes to the RSPO Principles & Criteria.
The TCs will assist in the formulation of the revised standard, in particular the development of Indicators, guidance, etc., to ensure the overarching Principles and Criteria are deliverable on the ground.
Appointment of TCs members will be made by the TF based on their skills and experience according to the task requirements allocated to each TC.