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2017 Courses
Location
Courses
May 15-19thPetaling Jaya, Malaysia
RSPO LAC+ Lead Auditors Training
August 16-18thBangkok, Thailand HCV Assessors Training Course
October 23-27thKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaRSPO LAC+ Lead Auditors Training

More Information about our Professional & Public Courses:

RSPO Lead Auditors Series

One of our longest running course series and is RSPO-endorsed, this course series covers the two core components of the RSPO Certification System – one for producers and the other for supply chains. The courses targets lead auditors to improve their knowledge of the RSPO system and to learn relevant practical applications. The course material is useful for members of the RSPO: growers & millers and supply chain associates.

Below is a list of topics covered in the Lead Auditor Series:

  • RSPO Certification System
  • RSPO Principles & Criteria for Production
  • RSPO Group Standards for Production
  • RSPO Supply Chain Certification

High Conservation Value Series

Designed for practitioners, this is a course series designed to improve the knowledge and application of the High Conservation Value concept. The series includes the RSPO-endorsed HCV Lead Assessor Course and we have tailored materials to assist assessors meet the HCV Resource Network competency for lead assessors.

Below is a list of topics covered in the HCV Series:

  • The HCV and its approach
  • Biodiversity Concept
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Threat Analysis Case Studies
  • Workshop of Identifying HVC threats and Management Plans
  • Strategies and Monitoring Methods
  • Best Practices of HVC Assessments

Palm Oil Buyers Series

A series of courses and engagements that are specifically designed for palm oil buyers (Mills, Refiners or Manufacturers). These courses have been useful to provide a better understanding of palm oil, the social and environmental challenges and the trends emerging from the private and public sector in terms of setting commitments towards sustainable palm oil.

Below is a list of topics covered in the Buyer Series:

  • Social and Environmental Business risks
  • About and the Uses of Palm Oil
  • Sourcing and Supply Chains

Palm Oil Producer Series

Our producer series has been developed from practical experience in working with global producers of palm oil – from the very largest organisations to smallholders. These courses have been useful to provide a better understanding of the social and environmental challenges and to provide guidance and case studies to guide organisations to develop management approaches that can mitigate these risks. Ultimately, organisations are able to use this to meet the fundamental requirements of the RSPO or other standards.

Below is a list of topics covered in the Producer Series:

  • Social and Environmental Business risks
  • Legal Context of Palm Oil
  • New Developments and Natural Areas
  • New Developments: Land and People
  • Workers and Core Labour Standards