RSPO Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

RSPO Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Governing Organization

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies


IFOAM Organic

Sectors Covered

Various Sectors

Issues Covered

Animal Conservation and Welfare, Biodegradable and Recycling, Carbon, CSR, Environmental Management, Waste and Chemicals Management, Worker Safety

Information from the ITC's Standards Map


Elements of RSPO certification scheme
Standard. This sets out the requirements which must be met and against which certification assessments are made. The RSPO Standard is the RSPO Principles and Criteria For Sustainable Palm Oil Production or P&C (see above for a downloadable copy).
* Accreditation. This is to ensure that the organisations which undertake certification... more

Key Features

* Governance Structure:
This multi-stakeholder representation is mirrored in the governance structure of RSPO. Seats in the Executive Board and project level Working Groups are fairly allocated to each sector to ensure fair representation.
RSPO lives out the philosophy of the _x001C_ roundtable_x001D_ by giving equal rights to each stakeholder group and by bringing group-specific... more

Stakeholder Engagement

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Sustainability Issues

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