Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil organizes conference on 17th June
SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
(English interpretation available)
June 17, 2020, 11:00 am, online
To summarize the first year of activities, the Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil (PCSPO) is holding a conference on the assessment of the palm oil market in Poland and the importance of certification in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The program has been divided into 3 blocks:
- Palm oil consumption market in Poland;
- The role of certification and standards in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals;
- Certification in practice.
The conference addresses topics as: Sustainable palm oil in Poland, certification and standards, Sustainable Development Goals, European Green Deal, NDPE, sustainable resource acquisition, response to market challenges, and a sustainable supply chain.
‘Sustainable Palm Oil and Sustainable Development Goals’ is the main conference of the Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil, which aims to achieve 100% sustainable palm oil in Poland by 2023 by taking actions to increase knowledge and awareness about sustainable palm oil among consumers and entities operating in the Polish market. This initiative is an independent coalition composed of major industry companies, industry and non-governmental organizations, certification bodies and the Scientific Council.
Registration: https://kampania17celow.pl/wydarzenia/konferencja-olej-palmowy/ (at the bottom)
11.00 Opening remarks, WWF Poland
Summary of the first year of Polish Coalition
11.15-11.45 Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil – where are we and what’s next?
11.45-12.00 Strategic goal: 100% certified palm oil on the market in Poland – where do we start from? The results of the analysis of the report on the consumption of certified palm oil in Poland in 2019
Standards and certification and Sustainable Development Goals
12.15-12.35 Challenges in certification. Development of RSPO certification and its role in achieving sustainable development goals – dr Inke van der Sluijs, RSPO Europe & Africa
12.35-12.55 Standards & Sustainability: way forward in Europe to reach 100% CSPO – Frans Claassen, EPOA
12.55-13.10 WWF European Policy Office campaign #Together4Forests – Marta Grzybowska, WWF Poland
Certification in practice
13.10-13.25 RSPO SCC Standards 2020: what’s new in RSPO certification from February 1, 2020?
13.25-13.45 Case study: preparation for RSPO certification, LOTTE Wedel
13.45-14:15 Discussion: How can companies use the transition to certified palm oil to increase the social and business effect of their activities? Panelists: Bahlsen, BASF, Carrefour
14.15-14.25 Final remarks