The Palm Scribe

The New Proposed RSPO Standard for Smallholders in a Nutshell

BANGKOK – A new sustainability certification standard of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), to…

RSPO to hold members accountable to their sustainability commitments

BANGKOK – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm oil (RSPO) will now measure its members’ efforts to…

Smallholders need continuing support from other stakeholders

BANGKOK – Even after the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) passes its new sustainability certification…

RSPO Calls for Action, Wants Incentives for Sustainable Oil Palm Growers

Bangkok, Thailand- The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the largest globally recognized palm oil sustainability…

RSPO Sees 52% Increase in Certified Independent Smallholders

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said the organization continued to promote greater inclusion of…

Monkey Business is Good for Palm Oil Plantations

Photo: Nadine Ruppert A recent scientific study is showing that keeping the habitat of forests near…

No Slash and Burn in Members’ Concessions: RSPO

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said Tuesday (22/10) that its investigation has found no…

Financial Institutions Have Responsibility in Achieving Sustainability of Palm Oil Sector: Activist

A number of environmental organizations are reminding financial institutions that they had the responsibility of assuring…

Environment Group Lauds Establishment of Government’s Environmental Fund

Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan, or the Sustainable Civil Foundation is welcoming the launch of the government’s Environmental…

Research Institute Debunks Charges that Oil Palm Expansion is Behind Forest Fires

In a discussion on forest fires convened by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) involving various…