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Compliance for Producing CSPO

Documents and Tools support the compliance to relevant requirements for producing or handling Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO). 

There are two types of supporting documents:

  • Normative: Documents which contain prescriptive elements/procedures/ processes in which compliance must be demonstrated by relevant RSPO members
  • Informative: Documents which contain guidance and/or descriptive information to assist with the implementation of the RSPO P&C Indicators

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Title

Document Type Category File Type

Document/File

CLIMATE CHANGE
RSPO Peat Audit Guidance Guidance Normative PDF EN
RSPO Drainability Assessment Procedure V 2.0 Procedure Normative PDF EN
RSPO Peat Inventory Template Template Normative Excel EN
Guidance for RSPO Peat Inventory Template Guidance Normative PDF EN
RSPO Organic and Peat Soil Classification Definition Normative PDF EN
RSPO Manual on Best Management Practices (BMPs) for existing oil palm cultivation on peat’, version 2 (2018) BMP Informative PDF EN
IND
RSPO BMPs for Management and Rehabilitation of Natural Vegetation Associated with Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat’, version 2 (2018) BMP Informative PDF EN
Factsheet on Peat Requirements for RSPO Growers Factsheet Informative   EN
FRE
IND
SPA
THA
PalmGHG v4 Calculator Tool Normative Website Download
RSPO GHG assessment Procedure for new development v4 Procedure Normative PDF EN
RSPO New Development GHG Calculator Tool Normative Excel EN
RSPO BMPs on GHG reduction BMP Informative PDF Download (EN)
RSPO Interpretation of Indicator 7.12.2 and Annex 5 Guidance Normative PDF EN
SPA
REMEDIATION & COMPENSATION
Remediation & Compensation Procedure (RACP) Procedure Normative PDF EN
SPA
RACP related documents   Normative mixed Folder
BIODIVERSITY
RSPO Manual on BMPs for the management and rehabilitation of riparian reserves’ (April 2017) BMP Normative PDF EN
RSPO Manual for the Management and Rehabilitation of Riparian Reserves - Simplified Guide BMP   PDF EN
IND
SPA
RSPO BMP for the Management on Human-Orangutan Conflict BMP Informative PDF EN
IND
RSPO BMP for the Management on Human-Elephant Conflict BMP Informative PDF EN
HUMAN RIGHTS & SOCIAL STANDARDS
RSPO Policy for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders Policy Normative PDF EN
FRE
IND
SPA
FPIC Guide for RSPO Members Guidance Informative PDF EN
FRE
IND
SPA
RSPO Guidance for Implementing a Decent Living Wage Guidance Informative PDF EN
FRE
SPA
RSPO Guidance for Calculating Prevailing Wages and In Kind Benefits Guidance Informative PDF EN
FRE
IND
Calculating the value of Housing in UoCs Tool/ Template Informative Excel EN
Practical Guidance on Gender Inclusion and Compliance to P&C 2018 and ISH 2019 Guidance Informative PDF

EN
FRE
IND
SPA

Gender Scan tool Tool Informative Excel EN
Guidance on Child Rights for Palm Oil Producers Guidance Informative PDF EN
SPA
IND
Guidance on Child Rights for Smallholders and Group Managers Guidance Informative PDF EN
SPA
IND
Guidance on Child Rights for Downstream Supply Chain Actors Guidance Informative PDF EN
SPA
IND
Children's Rights and Business Principle Pilot Project in Palm Oil Report Informative PDF EN
IND
RSPO Children Rights Research Brief Research Brief Informative PDF EN
SMALLHOLDERS
RSPO Simplified GHG assessment procedure for ISH Guidance Procedure Normative PDF EN
RSPO Simplified GHG assessment procedure for ISH Tool Normative Excel Download (EN)
RSPO Simplified HCV tool Tool Normative   HCV App
HCV Web Based Dashboard
ISH-LURI Guidance Normative PDF EN
FRE
IND
MAY
SPA
THA
ISH- LURI (Template) Template Normative Word EN
FRE
IND
MAY
SPA
THA
Smallholder-Friendly Manual for Social and Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA) Tool Guidance Normative PDF EN
Practical Guidance on Gender Inclusion and Compliance to the 2018 P&C and 2019 ISH Standard Guidance Informative PDF EN
Guidance on Child Rights for Smallholders and Group Managers Guidance Informative PDF EN
Guidance on Map Submission for Land Use Change Analysis (LUCA) for Independent Smallholders Guidance Informative PDF EN
Guidance Document on Simplified Tool for Independent Smallholder - HCV App (Phase 1&2) Guidance Informative PDF EN
Guidance Document on Simplified Tool for Independent Smallholder - HCV App (Phase 3&4) Guidance Informative PDF EN
Guidance for Independent SH on Managing HCVs in Established OP Plantation (C5.2) Phase 3&4 - HCV App Guidance Informative PDF EN
RSPO GUIDANCE FOR INDEPENDENT SMALLHOLDERS ON MANAGING High Conservation Values (HCVs) IN ESTABLISHED OIL PALM PLANTATION (Criteria 5.2) Guidance Informative PDF EN
FRE
IND
SPA
THA
SHARED RESPONSIBILITY
SR Requirements and Implementation 31 October 2019 Requirement document Normative PDF EN
FRE
GER
ITA
JPN
POL
NPP
NPP Templates
Template 1: NPP Notification Template
Template 2: NPP Summary of AssessmentsN
Template 3: PP Summary of Intergrated Management Plan
Template Normative Word doc T1
T2
T3
Mandatory Requirements for CBs in Assessing FPIC in NPP Requirement document Normative PDF EN
FRE
IND
SPA
THA
IMPACTS AND METRICATION
RSPO Metrics Template Guidance Guidance Normative PDF EN
FRE
IND
MAY
SPA
RSPO Metrics Template Template Normative Excel EN