Sustainable palm oil - What can your business do?

Switching to sustainably produced palm oil helps buyers source their products responsibly.

No one definition of sustainable palm oil exists, but different schemes have been developed, including the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). RSPO is a not for profit association of businesses and NGOs who have together developed sustainable production standards and a certification system to bring CSPO to market. Many businesses have committed to source only RSPO certified palm oil.

This simple guide sets out a step-by-step process to help food and drink manufacturers of all sizes get started on the journey of sourcing sustainable palm oil. It aims to help identify, prioritise and manage key palm oil supply chain risks and plan a strategic and actionable approach to sourcing palm oil more sustainably.

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Last reviewed: 07 Dec 2017