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What is the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil?

Roundtabl Sustainable Palm Oil SOT Transforming the market to make sustainable palm oil the norm ANTANALS "RSPO Global demand for vegetable oil is growing fast Why is palm oil so popular? 60 Relatively cheap 50 Palm 40 Soybean 30 Most versatile 20 Rapeseed 10 Sunflower High yielding 1996/97 1998/99 2000/01 2002/03 2004/05 2006/07 2008/09 1994/95 2011/12 The expansion of plantations to meet global demand for vegetable oils could happen at the expense of forests, wildlife and communities. Most widely produced 2004 The RSPO was established in 2004 to promote the production and use of sustainable palm oil for People, Planet, and Prosperity. WWF MPOA Unilever MIGROS AAK Oil Palm a membership-based organization Growers Environmental NGOS RSPO Palm Oil Processors and Traders Social NGOS YYY Consumer Goods Manufacturers Banks / Investors INTERNATIONAL Retailers E CERTIFICATION SCHEME TRADEMARK HOW RSPO OPERATES ORDINARY MEMBERS AFFILIATE MEMBERS SUPPLY CHAIN MEMBERS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA) EXECUTIVE RSPO SECRETARIAT BOARD (EB) STANDING COMMITTEES WORKING GROUPS/ TASK FORCES 8 PRINCIPLES for growers to be RSPO certified Commitment Environmental responsibility and conservation of to transparency natural resources and biodiversity 스 2 Compliance with applicable laws and regulations Responsible consideration of employees, and of individuals and communities affected by growers and mills Commitment to $ 3 long-term economic Responsible development of new plantings and financial viability Use of appropriate best practices by growers and millers 8. Commitment to continuous improvement in key areas of activity RSPO worldwide impact 1000+ from over 50 countries 37 companies; 175 mills As of late 2012, RSPO certified palm oil plantations cover an area approximately 22 times the size of Singapore 214 companies + 547 facilities 60+ licensees in over 14 markets island-and this continues to grow fast. CSPO volume Grower's certification Certified area Supply chain certificates Membership Trademark licensees tE Research has found that many firms that switched to producing sustainable palm oil reaped significant returns on their investments. In +14% of palm oil globally is certified by the RSPO some cases, switching to sustainable production was economically transformative for the business.) - WWF, CDC and FMO, 2012 Committed to Smallholders Thailand - First independent smallholders in the world to be RSPO certified Successful certification of smallholders around the world Globally produced RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil Some of the brands with a RSPO Trademark License MALAYSIA CAMBODIA CO M&S waitrose L'OCCITANE PAPUA NEW GUINEA EN PROVENCE COLOMBIA HVORY COAST LSOLOMON ISLANDS INDONESIA -BRAZIL Germany United Kingdom Netherlands France Belgium USA China India Italy Switzerland Nations committed to 100% RSPO Australia certified sustainable palm oil O Nations showing positive momentum Some of the global companies committed to 100% RSPO certified sustainable palm oil Walmart* Nestlē JohnonafJohmon P&G Carrefour Unilaver Published in October 2012 by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Find out more at Design: Catalyze Sustainability Communications & ActivDesign 2010/11 1.6+ million hectares

What is the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil?

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In less than 5 minutes, find out how the RSPO is trying to reconcile oil palm production and environmental sustainability.






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