Attending RT 15 RSPO in Bali

Recently I attended RT 15 | RSPO at Grand Hyatt Bali. Despite of volcano eruption, closed airport, and the organiser cancelled the first day of the event, Daemeter Team made it to the last days with such energetic and productive week bringing new and strengthen existing collaboration.Continue reading “Attending RT 15 RSPO in Bali”


[Adv] Proforest and Daemeter to jointly organise an RSPO-endorsed Lead Auditor training course


Apparently this is sort of advertorial from my workplace website but if you have interest to learn more about RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) audit scheme and wants to be a lead auditor please do check this link

[Notes] RSPO Remediation and Compensation Procedures related to Land Clearance without Prior HCV assessment

I attended RSPO outreach meeting last Friday on RSPO Remediation and Compensation Procedures related to Land Clearance without Prior HCV assessment. Just a quick review on the meeting, RSPO remediation and compensation has two different procedures and respectively must be treated differently although there is chance both occurred in the same location. The compensation liability depends on year establishment, certification status, and membership based (with special notes for RSPO member would be penalised more than not member if found non-compliances). There are 3 main points in the RSPO Remediation and Compensation Procedures that need to be highlighted from the 13 points stated in whole procedures:Continue reading “[Notes] RSPO Remediation and Compensation Procedures related to Land Clearance without Prior HCV assessment”

[Notes] Public Consultation National Interpretation P&C RSPO 2013


Just quick highlights from my own view on Public Consultation of INA-NI (Indonesian National Interpretation) on Principle & Criteria of RSPO 2013, 5 March 2014 at Botani Convention Center.

There are five section during the public consultation:

  1. Progress Discussion on INA-NI RSPO P&C 2013 (Bambang Dwi Laksono FORMISBI)
  2. Principle 1 & 2 Clarification: Law Compliance & Regulation (Yuanita Sidauruk – CARGILL)
  3. Principle 6 Clarification: Social Community (Feybe Lumuru – LIS)
  4. Principle 5 & 7 Clarification: Environment & Conservation (Darmawan Liswanto – FFI)
  5. Principle 3, 4 & 8 Clarification: Sustainable Production (Ismu Zulfikar – SMART)Continue reading “[Notes] Public Consultation National Interpretation P&C RSPO 2013”