What Is RSPO?

About RSPO

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a non profit that unites stakeholders from several sectors of the palm oil industry.

Value & Mission

  • Advance the production, procurement, finance and use of sustainable palm oil products.

  • Develop, implement, verify, assure and periodically review credible global standards for the entire supply chain of sustainable palm oil.

  • Monitor and evaluate the economic, environmental and social impacts of the uptake of sustainable palm oil in the market.

  • Engage and commit all stakeholders throughout the supply chain, including governments and consumers.
     

8 Principles For Growers To Be RSPO Certified

  1. Commitment to transparency

  2. Compliance with applicable laws and regulations

  3. Commitment to long-term economic and financial viability

  4. Use of appropriate best practices by growers and millers

  5. Environmental responsibility and conservation of natural resources and biodiversity

  6. Responsible consideration of employees, and of individuals and communities affected by growers and mills

  7. Responsible development of new plantings

  8. Commitment to continuous improvement in key areas of activity

As of end-2016, RSPO certified palm oil plantations cover an area approximately 34 times the size of Singapore island - and this continues to grow fast.

RSPO supports smallholders to improve their livelihoods by targeting improved management practices, better quality fresh fruit binches, increased yields and access to markets. There are currently 113,796 individual smallholders and 285,949 individual smallholders.

Influx Lipids is committed to contribute towards sustainable palm oil and have since registered ourselves as a member of RSPO.