SPOTT | Sustainable Palm Oil Transparency Toolkit
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What is SPOTT?

The Sustainable Palm Oil Transparency Toolkit (SPOTT) provides practical tools and information for all stakeholders in the supply chain, including scored assessments of the world’s largest palm oil producing companies by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).

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SPOTT Companies

SPOTT features a scorecard assessing 50 of the world's largest palm oil producers – representing half of all land under cultivation – against more than 50 indicators of environmental best practice. Use the satellite mapping tool to monitor company concession sites for deforestation and fires.

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SPOTT Updates

Monitor the narrative of changes to company scores over 18 months of quarterly assessments. SPOTT now features 50 of the world's largest oil palm growers – double the number of companies since SPOTT launched in November 2014.

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Monitor and manage environmental risks from palm oil production.

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) presents the Sustainable Palm Oil Transparency Toolkit (SPOTT). Monitor corporate transparency via our interactive companies scorecard, assessments and satellite map. Review the latest reports and case studies for innovative best practice advice from ZSL and many others.

Navigate the SPOTT site according to your role as a stakeholder in the supply chain for bespoke content. Consult our libraries of links and infographics, images and videos, and a popup glossary of technical terms. Sign up to our email newsletter and stay up to date with current developments in the palm oil industry.

Map of Concessions:

Explore our interactive mapping tool for a satellite view of deforestation and fires in and around concession sites of companies on the SPOTT scorecard. These data may help provide some means of verifying whether or not company policies and commitments are being implemented on the ground.

Use the map search bar to find specific company concessions or locations. Click the concession sites marked by pins to zoom in for more information, then go to the company pages of featured concessions to view their assessments.