ANNOUNCEMENT ON 20TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA20) OF RSPO MEMBERS
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) will hold its 20th General Assembly (GA20) on:
Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Time: 7:30PM (GMT+7)
Venue: Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta, Indonesia
In accordance with Article 9 of the RSPO Statutes 2020, RSPO Members are now invited to submit the following:
- NOMINATIONS (INCLUDING SELF-NOMINATIONS) FOR THE ELECTION OF THE RSPO BOARD OF GOVERNORS (BoG)
Listed below are the BoG seats that are up for election. Members may be re-nominated if they wish to stand.
|Growers - Malaysia
|Malaysian Palm Oil Association, Carl Bek-Nielsen
|Malaysian Palm Oil Association, Surina Binti Ismail
|Growers - Indonesia
|Golden Agri-Resources Ltd, Anita Neville
|PT. Inti Indosawit Subur, Mohamad Fadhil Hassan
|Growers - Smallholders
|Asosiasi Petani Sawit Swadaya Amanah, Narno Sayoto Irontiko
|Gapoktan Tanjung Sehati, Rukaiyah Rafik
|Processors and/or Traders
|Wilmar International Limited, Daphne Astrid Hameeteman
|Musim Mas Holdings Pte. Ltd., Olivier Tichit
|Consumer Goods Manufacturers
|UNILEVER PLC, Martin Huxtable
|Banks and Investors
|World Resources Institute, Anne Rosenbarger
|Zoological Society of London, Eleanor Spencer
|Forest Peoples Programme, Marcus Colchester
|Yayasan Lembaga Penelitian Kaleka Indonesia (Kaleka), Bernadinus Steni Sugiarto
The following persons were designated as interim Principal and Alternate members of the BoG during the past year and are up for approval:
|Banks and Investors
|Standard Chartered Bank, Lee Jwee Tat
|Standard Chartered Bank, Imogen Jamie
Only RSPO Ordinary Members are eligible to be nominated as candidates to represent their respective membership sector.
In accordance with Article 11(d) of the RSPO Statutes 2020, the principal nominee of a BoG seat shall name their Alternate who must come from the same membership sector of the principal nominee. For the avoidance of doubt, an Alternate named in a BoG seat nomination shall be elected concurrently with the principal nominee.
All candidates are required to submit a nomination including all retiring BoG members who are available to stand for re-election using the Nomination Submission Form.
All nominations must be submitted no later than 5:00PM (GMT+8), 13 September 2023 (Wednesday). Please note that a strict policy will be enforced and late nominations will not be considered.
- RESOLUTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION AND ENDORSEMENT BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA)
Ordinary Members are invited to submit resolutions for consideration by the GA. In order for the GA to meaningfully deliberate and decide on resolutions, these submissions must meet with the requirements described in the Resolution Submission Guide to facilitate proper consideration of resolutions within a fixed time frame.
All resolutions must be submitted using the online Resolution Submission Form no later than 5:00PM (GMT+8), Wednesday 13 September 2023. Please note that a strict policy will be enforced and late submissions will not be considered.
Further information related to registration, e-voting and the hybrid GA20 process will be provided in due course. The formal Notice of General Assembly will be issued to members on 25 October 2023.
We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all members to update your membership contact details and ensure settlement of any outstanding membership fees.
For further information, kindly contact the RSPO Secretariat at +60 7661 6200 or email us at email@example.com.
23 August 2023