The RSPO has developed a draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Standard Setting document to reflect and summarise the well-established good practices in the organisation for standard developments and revisions, following the best practise procedures as set out by ISEAL Alliance with an initial 60 day public consultation period conducted in 2016.
The RSPO SOP for Standards Setting and Review (Draft v9 March 2017) sets out the procedures that shall be followed by those involved in RSPO standard development activities, including RSPO National Interpretations of the RSPO P&C.
This extraordinary public consultation period lasts 30 days, from the 22nd of March 2017 until including 20th of April 2017. Please send your comments template before or on 20th March 2017 to: [email protected].
Guidance on providing comments:
- RSPO SOP for Standards Setting and Review (Draft v9 March 2017) – Please refer to this document when providing comments.
- Template structure: For each section of the report, the comments’ template allows you to provide: (1) General comments – overall comments about the section in terms of structure, content, etc.; and (2) Specific comments – more detailed and technical comments related to specific sub-sections.
- Please follow the template structure when providing comments – as it is important to attribute the comments to specific sections and sub-sections
Please follow the template structure when providing comments – as it is important to attribute the comments to specific sections and sub-sections.