SGS Indonesia’s accreditation to conduct RSPO certification worldwide has been confirmed by ASI – the assurance partner for global sustainability standard systems.
Following successful completion of the accreditation process including desktop review, office and on-site assessments, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has confirmed SGS Indonesia’s Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) accreditation for both Supply Chain Certification Systems (SCCS) and Principles & Criteria (P&C) certification, worldwide.As the world’s largest palm oil producer and consumer, Indonesia’s plantation’s stretch across 6 million hectares and 33 million tonnes of palm oil was exported in 2015.
Palm Oil Services
With an extensive network of experts and facilities 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. The latter help to prevent overselling and the mixing palm oil with conventional oil palm products.
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. With laboratories in Banjarmasin, Jakarta and Medan, SGS auditors, scientists and agronomists can meet all palm oil, audit, testing and certification needs.
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For further information, please contact:Aryo Gustomo
RSPO Accreditation Manager