Proforest has been appointed to undertake an external verification of the implementation of IOI’s Sustainable Palm Oil Policy (SPOP) and related commitments.
The latest in our Responsible Sourcing and Production briefing series sets out a practical framework to accelerate the implementation of responsible sourcing commitments by supply chain companies.
Proforest recently visited Uganda and Rwanda to conduct HCV assessments and ensure the production of tea and oil palm is not occurring at the expense of the local environment and communities.
Many sustainability standards require assessments of forest biodiversity, yet these can often be challenging even for large, well-resourced organisations. The Forest Integrity Assessment (FIA) tool offers non-specialists a simple, user-friendly way to evaluate forests' biodiversity.
P&G Chemicals staff recently visited a smallholder oil palm production project in Malaysia to see what sustainability means for a smallholder and what traceability looks like on the ground.
The silver anniversary edition of ETFRN News, published last week, looks at how 'on paper' commitments to zero deforestation can be translated into 'on the ground' impacts.
Norpalm Ghana Ltd, one of Ghana’s leading industrial palm oil companies, has achieved RSPO certification for its palm oil plantations, and associated smallholders and mills.
Musim Mas has released its latest progress report, which shows how the CORE consortium’s work on supplier engagement at a landscape level is helping the company to meet its sustainability commitments.
Proforest has helped the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) to ensure their responsible sourcing commitment is met.
Nine African countries will gather in Côte d’Ivoire next week to discuss and agree a shared regional framework for the responsible production of palm oil in the region.