“The Chain: Investors With USD 6.7 Trillion in Assets Pressure RSPO to Boost Sustainability Efforts” – Chain Reaction Research – August 16, 2018

On August 16, 2018 Chain Reaction Research reported on a letter institutional investors with $6.7 trillion assets under management sent to the Principles and Criteria (P&C) Review Task Force of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

In the letter dated August 1, 2018 the investors claim that “significant shortcomings remain that materially weaken the P&C” and “offer the following recommendations to remedy these areas.”  These are:

  • Protecting High Carbon Stock (HCS) Forests and Land
  • Mandating Traceability and Mapping; and
  • Protecting Human Rights and Labor Concerns

You may read the article on the Chain Reaction Research internet site.