Standard Standing Committee (SSC)

The Standard Standing Committee (SSC) is one of the four RSPO Standing Committees established on a permanent basis, to analyse issues within its area of jurisdiction and to make recommendations to the RSPO Board of Governors (BoG).

It was established to provide the direction and to contribute to RSPO’s Standard settings via a Terms of Reference (ToR) and work programmes of the RSPO Secretariat. It includes, but not limited to, the development and/or revision of normative and relevant guidance documents.

Responsibility

  • Identify gaps or grey areas within the RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C) and Indicators that require clarification for the ease of practical applicability for RSPO members;
  • Ensure that the interpretation of the Criteria, Indicators, and Guidance for various socio-environmental conditions under which palm oil is produced, are clear and concise, without compromising the P&C, and the definition of certified sustainable palm oil;
  • Provide clarity concerning RSPO’s standards for its members, when needed;
  • Ensure the realisation of the RSPO’s Theory of Change strategic goals.

Overview

* final structure to be determined

Members (2019 – 2021)

Name
Organisation
Membership Sectors
Olivier Tichit (Co-Chair)
Musim Mas
Processor / Trader
Lim Sian Choo (Co-Chair)
Bumitama
Oil Palm Grower (Indonesia)
William Siow
Malaysia Palm Oil Association (MPOA)
Oil Palm Grower (Malaysia)
Nurul Hasanah bt. Ahamed Hassain Malim
FGV Holding Berhad
Oil Palm Grower (Malaysia)
Librian Angraeni
Musim Mas
Processor / Trader
Sander Van den Ende
SIPEF
Oil Palm Grower (ROW)
Mohammed Dao
OLAM Group
Oil Palm Grower (ROW)
Ian Orrell
New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL)
Oil Palm Grower (Smallholder)
Anne Rosenbarger
WRI
Environmental NGO
Jenny Walther
WWF Singapore
Environmental NGO
Brian Lariche
Humana Child Aid Society
Social NGO
Vacant
Oil Palm Grower (Indonesia)
Vacant
Environmental NGO
Vacant
Environmental NGO
Vacant
Social NGO
Vacant
Social NGO
Vacant
Social NGO
Vacant
Consumer Goods Manufacturer
Vacant
Consumer Goods Manufacturer
Vacant
Financial Institution
Vacant
Financial Institution
Vacant
Retailer
Vacant
Retailer

RSPO Secretariat

Name
Designation
Julia Majail
Director, Standards

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