The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition (FPC) is proud to sponsor this year’s annual Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue (SPOD) – Europe, to be held virtually from 27th to 29th September.
SPOD – Europe is a joint venture by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the European Palm Oil Alliance, and the FPC joins the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil as event sponsors.
The third and final day of SPOD will be focused on the FPC’s work and approach, featuring a panel entitled “Accelerating Forest Positive Action in the Palm Oil Sector.” David Pendlington of Mars, Inc., the co-lead of the FPC Palm Oil Working Group, will lead the session and be joined by Mohammad Hafzeh Abdul Rahman, CEO, Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council; Anne Rosenberger, Global Engagement Manager, Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance, World Resources Institute; and Rizal Algamar, Regional Director Southeast Asia, Tropical Forest Alliance.
The panel will be followed by breakout sessions on leveraging forest positive change and providing feedback.
The CGF’s Nadia Bunce, Sustainability Manager, will also join SPOD – Europe to speak on the social sustainability angle of sustainable palm oil. Nadia will join the panel on “Enhancing Social Impact in the Palm Oil Sector” on Tuesday 28th September.