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Indian conglomerate commits to sustainable palm oil use

News, 31 July 2018

Leading multinational company 3F Industries Ltd pledges to procure certified sustainable palm oil, thereby boosting awareness and encouraging Indian businesses and consumers to choose sustainability.

Ghana smallholder farmers could benefit from RSEP

News, 31 July 2018

The RSPO Smallholder Engagement Platform (RSEP) was developed to give independent oil palm farmers, like the Farmers Association in Ghana, better access to sustainable supply chains, resources, and support.

RSPO reinstates Nestlé’s membership

News, 16 July 2018

Kuala Lumpur/Vevey, July 16, 2018 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) today reinstated Nestlé S.A.’s membership following the submission of its time-bound action plan to achieve 100% RSPO certified sustainable palm oil by 2023.

RSPO Launches China Sustainable Palm Oil Alliance with CFNA and WWF

News, 12 July 2018

The 2018 China Sustainable Palm Oil Supply Chain Forum & The Second RSPO China Forum (the Forum) was held today in Nanjing, China.

RSPO Celebrates 10 Years in Latin America

News, 28 June 2018

More than 430 attendees from 20 countries gathered to discuss certified sustainable palm oil in Latin America at RSPO’s 7th Latin American Conference. United by the common goal of establishing Latin America as a global leader in sustainable palm oil production, participants reflected on 10 years of RSPO presence in the region.

Sustainability College Launches at EURT with RT Pass Giveaway

News, 28 June 2018

Launched in June, RSPO’s Sustainability College offers open-access courses on topics related to sustainable palm oil, including Free Prior and Informed Consent, Certification, Remediation and Compensation Procedures and more. To celebrate the launch, RSPO is giving away to free passes to next year’s Roundtable to three lucky Sustainability College users.

TOPP Joins RSPO as Ghana’s Newest Certified Member

News, 28 June 2018

After seven years of trainings, assessments, and process improvements, Ghana-based Twifo Oil Palm Plantations Ltd (TOPP) officially became RSPO certified. TOPP RSPO Coordinator Kwame Acheampong shares his thoughts on the company’s journey to certification, including challenges they faced, support they received, and next steps.

RSPO’s European Roundtable calls for greater inclusivity across palm oil supply chain

News, 26 June 2018

Paris, 26 June 2018 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest palm oil certification organisation, held its sixth annual European Roundtable (EURT) conference in Paris today, calling for greater inclusivity throughout the palm oil supply chain; ‘from production to consumption.’

RSPO and Ulula partner to better monitor working conditions in Oil Palm Plantations

News, 12 June 2018

International, [Tuesday 12th June 2018] - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and Ulula have partnered to introduce a simplified and inclusive mechanism to report potential worker’s incidents and abuses, and to monitor employee satisfaction and social investments in oil palm plantations.

Stakeholders collaborate for Salat Island orangutan reserve

News, 30 May 2018

An unlikely partnership between two RSPO members, non-profit Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and palm oil company PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana, highlights the importance of collaboration in orangutan conservation. The groups teamed up to establish a much needed pre-release site for orangutans on Salat Island. Such conservation areas are key to reintroducing orangutans to the wild.