InfoSAWIT, KUALA LUMPUR – On Tuesday (24/3/2020) the multi-stakeholder organization, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) announced the membership to Seaholm Corporation (Seaholm), the palm oil plantation company of Guatemala. The membership of Seaholm consolidated the members of RSPO, Santa Rosa and Olmeca, while multiplying the additional four companies which cover Reforestadora de Palmas de El Petén, S.A. (RESPA).
CEO Interim RSPO, Bakhtiar Talhah said that his side keeps doing the best to change the palm oil industries to be sustainable from the downstream, upstream, until the end products that the consumers consume. “We do our best to cooperate with the stakeholders who are committed to increase their practices to fulfill the conditions in RSPO and the sustainable production,” he said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT.
RSPO has cooperated with Seaholm and other six subsidiaries which are officially as the members of RSPO to develop series of commitment that the companies should do within the conditions of membership. The commitments are in general and obey the conditions that would be reviewed after 12 months of obedience. “If every condition is not fulfilled or run in the end of the year, the membership may be postponed or revoked,” he said.
The membership condition would consider the legal, environment, and the social which run still that the company involves for the last several years and these are for public knowledge. (T2)