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NEWS & EVENTS

RSPO Joined Industry Leaders to Explore Challenges, Opportunities & SDGs

News, 31 October 2018

RSPO attended the 9th International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) in Kuala Lumpur, to discuss key challenges and opportunities relating to the production and trade of sustainable palm oil, and its role in helping achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

#RT16 – Together in Sabah to Make 100% Sustainable Palm Oil the Norm

News, 31 October 2018

Next month, responsible palm oil leaders and NGOs will come together in Sabah to discuss how to drive the industry and consumers towards sustainability – join us #RT16 !

North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network Membership Almost Doubled in 2018

News, 31 October 2018

North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON) plans Texas meeting for late 2018 to build on rapid membership growth since the coalition formed in late 2017.

Momentous October – RSPO Grows to Over 4000 Global Members!

News, 31 October 2018

RSPO achieved a major milestone this month - exceeding 4,000 members, from 92 countries - with North America overtaking Germany in terms of total membership.

Sustainable Palm Oil Coalition for India launched to drive India’s sustainable palm oil market

News, 16 October 2018

New Delhi, India: As the largest consumer and importer of palm oil, globally, India has the potential to play a significant role in driving sustainable practices in the palm oil sector.

Unilever to Support Work in Sabah, Malaysia to Achieve RSPO Certification

News, 28 September 2018

At the Global Climate Action Summit, Unilever prioritised wildlife habitats and achieving certification for palm oil plantations, while Walmart’s Project Gigaton focused on emissions reduction and working with suppliers to control deforestation.

RSPO Companies Outperform Others by 6% on Bursa Malaysia Index

News, 28 September 2018

New research has shown, companies in the palm oil sector that include ‘no-deforestation’ and sustainability policies and programmes register higher returns for investors, with RSPO member companies outperforming non-members by approximately 6 percent.

Seminars Highlight Children’s Rights in Oil Palm Plantations

News, 28 September 2018

RSPO hosted sessions in Indonesia to introduce Children’s Rights and Business Principles to a wider group of stakeholders, with the aim of eventually adopting these principles as part of RSPO’s own standards for members.

RSPO Grower Members Save CO2 Equivalent of 300,000 Cars

News, 28 September 2018

A study commissioned by the RSPO Emission Reduction Working Group reveals that RSPO growers saved 2 million tonnes in GHG emissions from sustainable practices, while also achieving low-carbon new oil palm development.