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NEWS & EVENTS

Companies in China and Ecuador Pioneer Use of RSPO Trademark

News, 30 August 2018

Chinese consumer goods manufacturer Ming Fai Enterprise International Company Ltd and Ecuadorian export company Organic Supply lead the way by committing to sourcing only RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil, and using the RSPO Trademark in their packaging.

‘Nudging’ the Way to Sustainability and Better Uptake

News, 30 August 2018

A research project by RSPO and the Copenhagen Business School will study the role of economic interventions or ‘nudges’ in the palm oil value chain, to help increase sustainable palm oil uptake and stakeholder participation.

Certification Bodies Get Aligned on RSPO P&C

News, 30 August 2018

RSPO’s draft Principles & Criteria (P&C) were the focus of a recent Certification Body (CB) workshop in Sumatra, which aided in the interpretation and understanding of RSPO standards, as well as addressing issues faced by CBs.

Press Release: Youth Inspire Indonesians to Adopt Responsible Consumption and Lifestyle

News, 29 August 2018

Jakarta, August 27, 2018. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and WWF-Indonesia announced the winners of the ‘Young Videomaker of Responsible Consumption’ competition today, as a part of the Youth Leader in Sustainability programme, in cooperation with #Beliyangbaik campaign.

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.