SGS Indonesia Accredited for Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification
ASI has confirmed SGS Indonesia’s accreditation for RSPO Supply Chain Certification Systems (SCCS) and Principles & Criteria (P&C) for Sustainable Palm Oil Production certification.
SGS Indonesia's accreditation to conduct Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification worldwide has been confirmed by Accreditation Services International (ASI) – the assurance partner for global sustainability standard systems.
Following successful completion of the accreditation process including desktop review, office and on-site assessments, ASI has confirmed SGS Indonesia's RSPO accreditation for both SCCS and P&C certification, worldwide.
As the world’s largest palm oil producer and consumer, Indonesia's plantations stretch across 6 million hectares and 33 million tonnes of palm oil was exported in 2015.
Aryo Gustomo, SGS RSPO Accreditation Manager comments: "We're delighted that ASI has confirmed SGS Indonesia’s accreditation for RSPO certification, worldwide. We’ll strive to exceed the expectations of all stakeholders, RSPO, ASI and our certificate holders through good technical governance and efficient management of the scheme."
Palm Oil Services
SGS Indonesia has an extensive network of experts and facilities delivering services to support the country’s palm oil industry. SGS conducts RSPO audits to verify production processes comply with the RSPO Principles & Criteria for Sustainable Palm Oil Production as well as supply chain audits to prevent overselling and the mixing of palm oil with conventional (or non-sustainable) oil palm products.
With agriculture and food laboratories in Banjarmasin, Jakarta and Medan, SGS auditors, scientists and agronomists can meet all palm oil, audit, testing and certification needs. In addition to ISO 17025 accreditation, SGS also holds approval from the Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations (FOSFA) for laboratory and inspection work.
For further information, please contact:
RSPO Accreditation Manager
PT. SGS Indonesia
Cilandak Commercial Estate #108C
Jl. Raya Cilandak KKO
Jakarta 12560 Indonesia
t: +62 21 781 8111
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.