Who we are

a partnership for progress and positive impact

Our vision

A global partnership to make palm oil sustainable.

Our mission

RSPO clearly defines and communicates the benefits and positive impacts of sustainable palm oil in a relevant, engaging and measurable way.

RSPO actively facilitates collaboration and a shared commitment across the value chain to drive demand and ensure sufficient supply of sustainable palm oil.

RSPO sets global standards for sustainable palm oil, met through certification of members by independent auditors, assured by education and constant monitoring, combined with a fair and transparent process for dealing with transgressions.

Our guiding principles


  • Behave ethically and transparently.
  • Operate legally and respects rights.
  • Optimise productivity, efficiency, positive impact and resilience.


  • Respect community and human rights and deliver benefits.
  • Support smallholder inclusion.
  • Respect workers’ rights and conditions.


  • Protect, conserve and enhance ecosystems and the environment.

Photo Credit: RSPO/Jonathan Perugia, RSPO/PT. BGA

Get Involved

Whether you’re an individual or an organisation, you can join the global partnership to make palm oil sustainable.

As an individual

Take a stand for sustainable palm oil. See how you can influence brands and businesses.

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As a smallholder

Discover how using sustainable farming practices through RSPO Certification can increase your yield and more.

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As an organisation

Reduce negative social and environmental impacts through producing and sourcing certified sustainable palm oil.

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As a member

Quickly access resources, news and content that is important to you.

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