Our aspiration is to be the global leader in deforestation-free palm oil production. Our Forest Conservation Policy and associated safeguards, coupled with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Principles and Criteria, provide a solid basis for us to meet and exceed the increasing demand for zero-deforestation palm oil.
This corporate policy voluntarily extends the scope of the RSPO Principles and Criteria and was created in close collaboration with The Forest Trust and Greenpeace International, and has been hailed by many past critics of the Oil Palm industry as current Best Practice. The Policy has three core elements:
The FCP is reinforced by a series of other requirements, which include:
A Policy with teeth, compliance monitoring and proactive operationalization is the only option for GVL We will therefore: