28 November 2007

RSPO Certification Scheme for Sustainable Palm Oil Launched at RT5

The 5th Roundtable Meeting (RT5) witnessed the launch of the RSPO Certification System for Sustainable Palm Oil. With the certification system in place the Market is expected to see the availability of RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in the first quarter of 2008.

Held from 20th to 22nd November, 2007 in Kuala Lumpur, RT5 was attended by about 540 participants from 28 countries. Full proceedings of RT5 will be posted the RSPO website in due course; meanwhile, the Summary of results of RT5 by Mr. Teoh Cheng Hai, Chairman of RT5 Organising Committee and abstracts are now available for downloads.

Download all presentations of the RT5 here.

(Cf. news of 2007-07-10.)

Source: Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, 200711-27.

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