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RSPO SCCS Witness Assessment of Control Union Certifications BV 2018

Announcements, 14 November 2018

ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Witness assessment of Control Union Certifications B.V. from 20.11.2018 to 20.11.2018

Calling for Participation and Nomination of Smallholder Standing Committee Members

Announcements, 07 November 2018

In July 2017, the RSPO BoG endorsed the RSPO Smallholder Strategy. The Strategy outlined the goal and objectives that need to be realized in order to bring meaningful transformation to smallholders’ livelihoods and inclusion into the RSPO system. A strategic framework was prepared for RSPO, including the Secretariat, and its members, to implement and support interventions that will ultimately lead to attaining the objectives and goal.

RSPO SCCS 2018 Affiliate Office Assessment of BV Certification Hong Kong LTD

Announcements, 05 November 2018

ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Affiliate Office assessment of Bureau Veritas Certification Hong Kong Limited from 19.11.2018 to 19.11.2018

RSPO SCCS 2018 Compliance Assessment of ISACert B.V.

Announcements, 31 October 2018

ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Compliance assessment of ISACert B.V. from 12.11.2018 to 12.11.2018

Public consultation - RSPO Manuals on BMPs for Peat (Existing OP Cultivation & Rehabilitation). Public Consultation Period (30.10.2018 - 30.11.2018)

Announcements, 30 October 2018

The Peatland Working Group 2 (PLWG2) has revised the current “RSPO Manual on Best Management (BMPs) for Existing Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat” and the “RSPO Manual on Best Management (BMPs) for management & Rehab of Natural Vegetation Associated with Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat” which was originally published in June 2012.

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS OF EUROPA AWARDS FOR SUSTAINABILITY 2018 EXTENDED

Announcements, 30 October 2018

EUMCCI’s flagship Europa Awards returns in 2018 with a new and more comprehensive range of award categories consistent with the European Union’s sustainable development values. The deadline for nominations has been extended to November 9, 2018

RSPO Secretariat Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Announcements, 29 October 2018

We are pleased to announce RSPO Secretariat recently achieved ISO 9001:2015 Certification, an internationally recognised standard that ensures our services meet the needs of our members through an effective Quality Management System (QMS).

Announcement on Resolution 6f to review and amend the updated NPP process as applied to smallholders

Announcements, 26 October 2018

Resolution 6f calling for ‘Review and amendment of the updated NPP process as applied to smallholders’ submitted by Solidaridad and Setara Jambi was passed at the RSPO GA13 held in Bangkok on 10 November, 2016. The Resolution called for RSPO to immediately announce a reprieve from the new planting procedures (NPP) for all smallholders – Independent, Scheme or Associated – until a review of the updated NPP guidance document is completed within 6 months of the announcement.

RSPO SCCS 2018 Witness Assessment of Control Union Malaysia SdnBhd

Announcements, 22 October 2018

ASI will conduct an RSPO SCCS Witness assessment of Control Union (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. on 25.10.2018

RSPO P&C 2018 Head Office Assessment of Bureau Veritas Certification (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Announcements, 22 October 2018

ASI will conduct an RSPO P&C Head Office assessment of Bureau Veritas Certification (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd from 22.11.2018 to 23.11.2018