More than 90 institutional investors representing more than US$6.7 trillion in assets have called on the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to strengthen its standards for certifying the sustainable production of palm oil. In a letter sent earlier this month to the RSPO, investors voiced their concerns over the group’s relevance and effectiveness and the current disconnect between corporate… Read more »
DuPont Nutrition & Health says it has completed its switch to 100% certified sustainable palm oil and palm oil derivatives used in its global emulsifier production in a transition that began in 2009.
IOI has issued a statement following its recent suspension by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) of its certification, for non-compliance with certain RSPO Principles and Criteria.
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced today that it achieved Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) coverage for 100 percent of the palm oil it bought in 2013. This is two years ahead of the company’s existing commitment to cover all requirements by 2015 through a combination of RSPO-certified oil and Greenpalm certificates that support sustainable production.
Target date for 100% mass-balanced, RSPO-certified palm oil is a year ahead of schedule
Greenpeace International has revealed a selection of companies, including Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser, whose sourcing policies expose consumers to forest destruction.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said its new logo is a’milestone’ in its bid to encourage production and use of certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) as it will “serve as an impetus for all members in the CSPO supply chain to step up their efforts.”