The interpretation of the internal audit requirement (Indicator Internal Control System B1.1 MS B) of the RSPO Independent Smallholder Standard 2019, announced on 2 November 2021, mentioned that group managers shall carry out a risk assessment of Independent Smallholder group members for consecutive annual surveillances of the certificate, in accordance with a standardised document provided by RSPO.

As such, the RSPO Secretariat is pleased to share the availability of a standardised risk assessment document in line with RSPO’s commitment to support smallholders. Detailed information on the risk assessment document can be found attached below. For additional clarifications, please email the Smallholder Unit at [email protected].

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