The RSPO Secretariat is pleased to announce that the RSPO Board of Governors (BoG) in its meeting on 14th June 2017 has endorsed the following revised document:


This document is effective as of 1st July 2017 and all members and Certification Bodies are given a  to be in compliance with the revised document.  

There is an exception for  of the document which will come into full force in two months, on .  We advise members and Certification Bodies to familiarize yourself with the revised requirements.

Existing and new members can choose to use the previous version or the revised 2017 version in their upcoming audits. Beginning , the revised documents are  and the previous version will be deemed obsolete.  

Please contact us at  if you require any further explanation.

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