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What does RSPO stand for?

RSPO stands for Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

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It's never been easier for companies to be responsible about the palm oil they use, " said Adam Harrison, senior policy officer for WWF UK and WWF's representative on the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Executive Board.
MINNEAPOLIS, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has announced that the palm oil products it supplies to its customers in Europe, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will be certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and/or originated from smallholder growers by 2015 (this excludes palm kernel oil products).
Global consumers are increasingly demanding deforestation-free products," he says, adding that Nestle, McDonald's, Unilever and others have pledged to obtain their palm oil from sources certified "sustainable" by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil.
Endorsed by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the GreenPalm programme has drawn international support from many of the world's best known food, cosmetics and personal care businesses including: Campbell Soup, Frieslandcampina, Henkel, J&J, Kellogg, Kraft, Mars, Nestle, Oriflame, Premier Foods, Unilever, United Biscuits, M&S and Waitrose.
As a founding member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), WWF has worked since 2003 with the palm oil industry to ensure RSPO standards contain robust social and environmental criteria.