For the first time, RSPO is giving due recognition to members who have gone above and beyond RSPO standards for sustainable palm oil production. These awards will be presented at the inaugural RSPO Excellence Awards Night 2019, at the welcome reception of RSPO’s 17th Annual Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT17), on 3 November 2019.

Why Apply?

Affirmation of distinction
The RSPO Excellence Awards are an affirmation of distinction to spur further innovation, best practices, and knowledge sharing among RSPO members and stakeholders.

Global recognition 
Award winners will be selected by an independent multidisciplinary panel of judges, who are leaders and experts from relevant sectors of the palm oil and/or sustainability industry.

Raise your profile
Highlight your success and commitment towards sustainable palm oil and showcase your positive environmental and/or socially responsible practices.

Create collaborations and partnerships
An award may help create opportunities for cross-sector collaboration and/or partnerships for future projects.

Raise Morale and Strengthen Credibility
Winning an award can help boost your staff morale, provide greater motivation, and strengthen the credibility and visibility of your organisation and brand.

Winners’ Benefits Package

  • High quality trophy
  • Category award winner certificate
  • Publicity and promotion in the RSPO e-Gazette newsletter
  • Winners will be showcased on the RSPO website and social media channels
  • Winners will be highlighted in the 2019 Annual Impact Report (to be published in 2020)
  • Winners projects may be showcased in additional RSPO communication materials

Award Submission Process

  1. Submit your entry form and all supporting documents online.
  2. Follow the required format for supporting documents in the online entry form.
  3. Entry submission deadline is 11:59pm GMT+8 on 10 October, 2019.
  4. All applications will be checked and vetted by the RSPO Secretariat.
  5. Winners will be announced at the RSPO Excellence Awards Night 2019 on 3 November 2019 (Sunday), 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., during the RT17 Welcome Reception at the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Thailand.
  6. All candidates are expected to send a representative to the RSPO Excellence Awards Night 2019.