Working Groups

The RSPO’s working groups are designed to encourage members to address complex and difficult challenges and work towards developing solutions. As a multi stakeholder, participatory roundtable that works on the basis of consensus, it is essential that all members feed in to the decision-making process. The committees and subgroups are made up of a representative from each of the stakeholder groups and are periodically created to deal with a specific issue.

The following working groups are currently active:

Biodiversity & HCV Working Group
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Human Rights Working Group
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Jurisdictional Working Group (JWG)
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No Deforestation Joint Steering Group (NDJSG)
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Shared Responsibility Working Group
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Supply Chain Traceability Working Group
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Outreach Working Group (OWG)
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