Palm oil is also the world’s first and indeed only certified sustainable vegetable oil. Approximately 35 percent of the world’s palm oil is produced in Malaysia, where it is produced in compliance with Good Agricultural Practices and internationally recognized sustainability standards. Malaysian oil palm plantations are a net carbon sink. The industry also is actively involved with biodiversity and wildlife conservation, including through the establishment of the Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund.

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The Malaysian path to sustainable palm oil

The Malaysian path to sustainable palm oil

The world is demanding responsibly produced palm oil, and Malaysia is delivering. The country has developed its own stringent certification program, Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO), specifically for the needs of both people and planet. The country has an aggressive goal of certifying 100 percent of its palm oil by the end of the 2019.

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Seminar to recap 20 years of palm tocotrienol brain health research

Also at Expo West, the Malaysian Palm Oil Council will introduce Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil Certification (MSPO) to attendees. MSPO certification is a sustainability program initiated by the Malaysian government to ensure the implementation and importantly, to assist smallholders (~650,000 smallholders in Malaysia) in the palm plantation sector in achieving sustainability practices and certification.

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Malaysian palm oil’s worldwide significance

Article educates readers on Malaysian palm oil’s worldwide significance

Palm oil is extremely important to Malaysia’s economy. Each year, Malaysia produces almost 20 million tons of palm oil, valued at approximately 72 billion Malaysian ringgit (HK$133 billion). Traded in 160 different countries, palm oil growth and production provide jobs to more than half a million people in Malaysia. Forty percent of oil palm cultivation […]

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