Proforest to verify IOI’s palm oil commitments

Proforest to verify IOI’s palm oil commitments

22 May 2018

Proforest has been appointed to undertake an external verification of the implementation of IOI’s Sustainable Palm Oil Policy (SPOP) and related commitments.

Beyond 2020: accelerating implementation of responsible sourcing commitments

Beyond 2020: accelerating implementation of responsible sourcing commitments

15 May 2018

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.

Tea and palm in East Africa: ensuring responsible production

Tea and palm in East Africa: ensuring responsible production

12 March 2018

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.

New briefing note explores how to measure forest biodiversity with the Forest Integrity Assessment

New briefing note explores how to measure forest biodiversity with the Forest Integrity Assessment

23 January 2018

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 management team get ‘hands-on’ experience with smallholders in Malaysia

P&G management team get ‘hands-on’ experience with smallholders in Malaysia

7 August 2017

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.

From paper to practice: Proforest contributes to new zero-deforestation publication

From paper to practice: Proforest contributes to new zero-deforestation publication

16 June 2017

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 achieves RSPO certification

Norpalm Ghana achieves RSPO certification

30 January 2017

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.

Supporting landscape-level transformation within Musim Mas’ supplier base

Supporting landscape-level transformation within Musim Mas’ supplier base

18 January 2017

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.

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Carton producers achieve 100% traceability of wood fibre

8 December 2016

Proforest has helped the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) to ensure their responsible sourcing commitment is met.

Nine African countries to agree a Regional Accord for sustainable palm oil

Nine African countries to agree a Regional Accord for sustainable palm oil

30 September 2016

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.

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