about us rspo roundtable on sustainable palm oil

About Us RSPO Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

We are a not-for-profit that unites stakeholders from the 7 sectors of the palm oil industry: oil palm producers, processors or traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks/investors, and environmental and social non-governmental organisations (NGOs), to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil.

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social and environmental impact of palm oil wikipedia

Social and environmental impact of palm oil Wikipedia

Palm oil, produced from the oil palm, is a basic source of income for many farmers in South East Asia, Central and West Africa, and Central America.It is locally used as a cooking oil, exported for use in many commercial food and personal care products and is converted into biofuel.

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roundtable on sustainable palm oil (rspo) certification

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification

A growing number of brands and consumers are demanding more sustainable sources of palm oil. The best way to demonstrate that your palm oil is responsible is to certify its production to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standards.

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palm oil industry in indonesia cpo production & export

Palm Oil Industry in Indonesia CPO Production & Export

In 2011 Indonesia established its own Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) which aims to enhance the global competitiveness of Indonesian palm oil and brings it under stricter environmental legislation. All Indonesian palm oil producers are now compelled to receive ISPO certification.

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Sustainable Palm Oil for All UNDP in Indonesia

This combination may be the one on which the future of palm oil in Indonesia and its sustainability hinges. As part of the efforts made to address the sustainability challenge, the Indonesia’s Sustainable Palm Oil System (ISPO) was introduced in 2011 as the mandatory certification scheme intended to cover all palm oil producers in the country.

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palm oil production in indonesia wikipedia

Palm oil production in Indonesia Wikipedia

Palm oil production is important to the economy of Indonesia as the country is the world's biggest producer and consumer of the commodity, providing about half of the world's supply. In 2016, Indonesia produced over 34.5 million tons of palm oil, and exported nearly 73% of it. Oil palm plantations stretch across 12 million hectares, and is projected to reach 13 million by 2020.

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Top 5 Palm Oil Producing Countries Sustainabilty Key

How Indonesia’s Palm Oil Exports Reached 52% of World Trade. In 2011 Indonesia created a mandatory Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certification program to cut back on environmental destruction and protect the lush, natural rainforests filling the country. Currently, 1.5 million hectares of land pass the sustainability standards and the government is still waiting for hundreds of palm

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fedepalma national federation of oil palm growers

FEDEPALMA National Federation of Oil Palm Growers

Sep 29, 2009· The National Federation of Oil Palm Growers of Colombia (FEDEPALMA) was established in 1962 as a business and trade organization for the oil palm agroindustry in Colombia to defend the interests of the oil palm growers, orient them in designing technological and business policies to keep them informed with the latest trends and developments in the global market for oilseeds, oils

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standards for palm oil production spott.org

Standards for palm oil production SPOTT.org

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm OilInternational Sustainability and Carbon CertificationRainforest Alliance/Sustainable Agriculture NetworkRoundtable on Sustainable BiomaterialsPalm Oil Innovation GroupIndonesian Sustainable Palm OilMalaysian Sustainable Palm OilThe HCS (High Carbon Stock) ApproachThe Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a multi-stakeholder, non-profit group founded in 2004 with the objective of “promoting the growth and use of sustainable oil palm products through credible global standards and engagement of stakeholders.”The RSPO unites seven sectors of the palm oil industry in regular dialogue, including investors, growers, retailers and NGOs. It uses a consensus voting system to develop standards and criteria for its members and it is now the dominant certif...

Rainforest Alliance Certified Palm Oil Rainforest Alliance

The SAN standard for Rainforest Alliance Certified palm oil has been endorsed by the The Consumer Goods Forum and the French Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil. We also strive to raise industry awareness by publishing research and position papers on deforestation in the palm oil sector, and we will continue to engage with industry, civil society

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sustainability standards in oil palm industry: an

Sustainability Standards in Oil Palm Industry: An

Nov 23, 2018· The palm oil industry is particularly involved in the development of sustainability standards. Driven by growing global demand, palm oil production has expanded rapidly in the last few years. Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil in the world, and its popularity

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sustainable palm oil cargill

Sustainable Palm Oil Cargill

More than 95% of our palm oil volume comes from third parties (about 1,700 mills). Cargill sources palm oil from more than 10 countries and delivers it to hundreds of customers worldwide. Our suppliers are subject to Cargill’s Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil and our Supplier Code of Conduct.

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time is running out for palm oil certification (commentary)

Time is running out for palm oil certification (commentary)

Jun 06, 2018· This commentary is a response to “Palm oil certification?No silver bullet, but essential for sustainability,” an op-ed Mongabay published on May 25, 2018. Changing Markets Foundation’s

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key sustainability issues in the palm oil sector

Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector

Palm Oil Sector . A Discussion Paper for Multi-Stakeholders Consultations This document, Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector addresses the second stage of this process. This paper provides a general Indonesia Colombia Nigeria Ivory Coast. 6 . Table 1: World Production Of Palm Oil

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palm oil certification? no silver bullet, but essential

Palm oil certification? No silver bullet, but essential

May 25, 2018· Palm oil certification? No silver bullet, but essential for sustainability (commentary) on Sustainable Palm Oil and proposes that certification standards are

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comparison of the ispo, mspo and rspo standards

Comparison of the ISPO, MSPO and RSPO Standards

Comparison of the ISPO, MSPO and RSPO i Efeca Comparison of the ISPO, MSPO and RSPO Standards Aim The Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil Standard, Malaysian Palm Oil Standard, and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Standard have been developed to ensure sustainability in palm oil cultivation and supply chains.

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sustainability certification in the indonesian palm oil sector

Sustainability certification in the Indonesian palm oil sector

2.1 The Indonesian palm oil sector 23 2.2 Socio-economic impacts 29 2.3 Ecological impacts 34 2.4 Smallholders in the Indonesian palm oil sector 42 3 Sustainability standards and certification 49 3.1 The potential of private and public standards 50 3.2 Standard-setting and certification initiatives in the palm oil sector 54

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what is sustainable palm oil? news eco-business asia

What is sustainable palm oil? News Eco-Business Asia

Mar 23, 2017· What does sustainable palm oil cultivation look like? And how can consumers identify and support sustainable palm oil? Eco-Business explains. 1. What’s the issue with palm oil? In the palm oil industry’s early decades, companies freely cleared rainforests in Indonesia and Malaysia to expand their plantations.

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ispo certification helping the indonesian palm oil

ISPO Certification Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil

Dec 27, 2016· Improving the Indonesian palm oil industry through ISPO. Much work remains to be done to make ISPO an internationally-accepted standard amongst palm oil customers. There is a lack of understanding and knowledge about ISPO and it needs to be better promoted amongst customers in the international palm oil market.

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how is colombia's palm oil 'unique and differentiated'?

How is Colombia's palm oil 'unique and differentiated'?

Producing 1.6 million tonnes annually, Colombia’s accounts for 2% of global palm oil. This may seem like a drop in the ocean compared to Malaysia and Indonesia’s joint 85%, but that still makes it the fourth biggest palm producing country in the world and the biggest in Latin America.

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key sustainability issues in the palm oil sector

Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector

Development of the palm oil sector develop their own certification systems for sustainable palm oil that could perhaps be tonnes of palm oil could be produced by Indonesia and Malaysia -this is equivalent to the production from about 1.9 million hectares of new plantings. In order to

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palm oil solidaridad network

Palm Oil Solidaridad Network

Sustainable West African Palm oil Programme (SWAPP) launched with the help of a 12 million EUR grant from the Dutch Embassy in Ghana. Solidaridad and RSPO supported the scaling up of sustainable palm oil production in Colombia and Honduras in collaboration with 13 local plantation companies, industry associations and leading processors of palm oil.

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11 palm oil market iisd.org

11 Palm Oil Market iisd.org

The International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials are other standards involved in the palm oil industry, and are covered in Section 6. Palm oil compliant with voluntary Colombia Indonesia Thailand Solomon Islands Papua New Guinea Ghana Nigeria. Production (mt) 6,035

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sustainability certification in the indonesian palm oil

Sustainability certification in the Indonesian palm oil

Sustainability certification in the Indonesian palm oil sector: benefits and challenges for smallholders. In order to make the palm oil sector more sustainable, it is essential to include the

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key sustainability issues in the palm oil sector

Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector

Development of the palm oil sector develop their own certification systems for sustainable palm oil that could perhaps be tonnes of palm oil could be produced by Indonesia and Malaysia -this is equivalent to the production from about 1.9 million hectares of new plantings. In order to

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palm oil solidaridad network

Palm Oil Solidaridad Network

Sustainable West African Palm oil Programme (SWAPP) launched with the help of a 12 million EUR grant from the Dutch Embassy in Ghana. Solidaridad and RSPO supported the scaling up of sustainable palm oil production in Colombia and Honduras in collaboration with 13 local plantation companies, industry associations and leading processors of palm oil.

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11 palm oil market iisd.org

11 Palm Oil Market iisd.org

The International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials are other standards involved in the palm oil industry, and are covered in Section 6. Palm oil compliant with voluntary Colombia Indonesia Thailand Solomon Islands Papua New Guinea Ghana Nigeria. Production (mt) 6,035

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sustainability certification in the indonesian palm oil

Sustainability certification in the Indonesian palm oil

Sustainability certification in the Indonesian palm oil sector: benefits and challenges for smallholders. In order to make the palm oil sector more sustainable, it is essential to include the

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risky business: uptake and implementation

Risky business: Uptake and implementation

Risky business: Uptake and implementation of sustainability standards and certification schemes in the Indonesian palm oil sector Evolving international sustainability norms demand greater environmental and social responsibility from business across global commodity chains from countries of origin to countries of consumption.

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palm oil production to rise in indonesia indonesia 2017

Palm oil production to rise in Indonesia Indonesia 2017

The new sector data and forecast follow a marginal fall in export volume last year, though earnings actually rose due to a global production shortfall that lifted prices. Last year Indonesia’s foreign sales from CPO rose by 8% to $17.8bn, despite a 2% dip in volume to 25.7m tonnes, according to the Indonesian Oil Palm Estate Fund.

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the palm oil global value chain cifor.org

The palm oil global value chain cifor.org

6. Oil palm expansion in Indonesia by type of actor based on information from the Directorate General of Estate Crops (2015),final data to 2013 and estimated to 2015. 19 7. Emerging institutional architectures in the palm oil sector involving public-policy- and private-sector-driven initiatives toward sustainable oil palm development. 28

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palm oil production: what are the social and environmental

Palm oil production: what are the social and environmental

Jul 04, 2013· Responsible production: in 2004, a group of environmental non-profits and palm oil companies joined together to set up the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil

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solutions & options for sustainable palm oil

Solutions & options for sustainable palm oil

Certification an opportunity for the palm oil industry. Oil palms are grown both on large plantations and on small family farms. Achieving the highest possible yield with the minimum detriment to nature is the challenge of sustainable cultivation.

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europe moves to restrict import of unsustainable palm oil

Europe moves to restrict import of unsustainable palm oil

Apr 22, 2017· Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the European Parliament passed a resolution aiming to limit the import of palm oil that has caused deforestation. The Parliament also called for new sustainability criteria for palm oil entering the European market. The Parliament’s report, while not binding, could pave the way for binding legislation in Europe that could reshape the palm oil industry.

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10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil

10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil

Nov 26, 2014· 10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil Asian markets will drive the industry. With Indonesia and Malaysia the world’s two biggest palm oil

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sustainable palm oil certification bsi group

Sustainable Palm Oil Certification BSI Group

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)is a global, multi-stakeholder initiative with the vision to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. A principal objective is to promote the growth and use of sustainable palm oil through cooperation within the supply chain.

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can latin america do palm oil right? ensia

Can Latin America do palm oil right? Ensia

Jun 24, 2015· It’s unlikely that any one strategy alone will do the job. But it’s clear that better agricultural and environmental planning from government ministries and social pressure for sustainable palm oil are needed if the Latin American palm oil industry is to avoid following the precarious path of its predecessors elsewhere.

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palm oil progress report pepsico

Palm Oil PrOgress rePOrt pepsico

countries from which PepsiCo sourced palm oil were Indonesia, Malaysia and Mexico . The market for palm oil is highly fragmented, and the majority of palm oil does not receive sustainability certification . This is why, in order to meet our sustainable palm oil goals, we must strive to use our position in

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10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil

10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil

Nov 26, 2014· 10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil Asian markets will drive the industry. With Indonesia and Malaysia the world’s two biggest palm oil

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sustainable palm oil certification bsi group

Sustainable Palm Oil Certification BSI Group

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)is a global, multi-stakeholder initiative with the vision to transform markets to make sustainable palm oil the norm. A principal objective is to promote the growth and use of sustainable palm oil through cooperation within the supply chain.

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can latin america do palm oil right? ensia

Can Latin America do palm oil right? Ensia

Jun 24, 2015· It’s unlikely that any one strategy alone will do the job. But it’s clear that better agricultural and environmental planning from government ministries and social pressure for sustainable palm oil are needed if the Latin American palm oil industry is to avoid following the precarious path of its predecessors elsewhere.

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palm oil progress report pepsico

Palm Oil PrOgress rePOrt pepsico

countries from which PepsiCo sourced palm oil were Indonesia, Malaysia and Mexico . The market for palm oil is highly fragmented, and the majority of palm oil does not receive sustainability certification . This is why, in order to meet our sustainable palm oil goals, we must strive to use our position in

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unilever and pt perkebunan nusantara (ptpn) reach

Unilever and PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) reach

Davos, Switzerland Unilever and Indonesian government-owned palm oil plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Indonesia to support local mills and smallholder farmers to produce palm oil according to the standards of no deforestation, no development on peat and no exploitation of people and communities (NDPE).

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only 16.7% of indonesia's oil palm plantations ispo certified

Only 16.7% of Indonesia's Oil Palm Plantations ISPO Certified

So far, an area of 1.9 million hectares of oil palm plantations, which can produce up to 8.2 million tons of crude palm oil (CPO), has been certified under the Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) scheme. As of August 29, 306 ISPO certificates have been granted to 304 Indonesian oil palm companies, one plasma farming association, and one farmer self-help cooperative.

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certification and sustainability in palm oil industry: the

Certification and Sustainability in Palm Oil Industry: The

Certification and Sustainability in Palm Oil Industry: The Case of Malaysian and Indonesian Palm Oil Companies. Ringkasan Cadangan Eksekutif Penyelidikan: As one of the plantation sectors, palm oil industry is highly significant contributes to the economic growth. However, it has been criticized for the environmental issues such as

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banning palm oil blocks good practices eth zurich

Banning palm oil blocks good practices ETH Zurich

Banning palm oil blocks good practices. The Colombian oil palm industry is also in the process of adopting the standards of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), and working towards implementing International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) standards [5], both recognized by the European Commission as guarantees of

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what is nestlé doing to improve palm oil sourcing

What is Nestlé doing to improve palm oil sourcing

This focus on smallholders is a direct way to improve our responsible sourcing of palm oil, and of making a real difference to the livelihoods of farmers who supply us. What is Nestlé doing to address labour & human rights abuses? Human rights abuses have no place in our palm oil supply chain, but are endemic in the palm oil sector.

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musim mas group

Musim Mas Group

Musim Mas (春金集团) operates globally across the palm oil business spectrum. Musim Mas Sustainability Implementation Plan [click for more] 1. Five major industry leaders unite to tackle labour rights challenges in Indonesia’s palm oil sector. 13 June 2019. Continued Support for Transparency in the Supply Chain. Join our mailing list.

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cargill plantations cargill

Cargill Plantations Cargill

For our contribution to the development of the community and the local economy, Cargill has received multiple awards from the Indonesian government. Our most recent award in March 2019 from the Indonesian Ministry of Economic Affairs recognized our work in developing the junior high school curriculum for vocational education on palm oil production.

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malaysian sustainable palm oil (mspo) to be made mandatory

Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) to be Made Mandatory

Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) to be Made Mandatory by 2019. Prepared by:Michael Ng, Senior Executive, MPOC. The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) has recently announced that Malaysia’s certification scheme for sustainable palm oil

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backtracking on reform: how indonesia's government is

Backtracking on reform: how Indonesia's Government is

A draft regulation on the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certification scheme has been produced by the Government, which has said it would strengthen the scheme given increasing global demand for sustainable, deforestation-free palm oil, but raises questions as to its resolve to make palm oil more sustainable

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transforming the palm oil industry sustainable living

Transforming the palm oil industry Sustainable Living

It’s important to also not forget the economic benefit the industry has had on the millions of smallholder farmers and economies of producing countries. For example, in Indonesia and Malaysia, 4.5 million people rely on the palm oil industry for their livelihood. Realistically, will the palm oil industry ever become 100% sustainable?

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