ZSL’s Sustainable Palm Oil Platform (SPOP)

provides information for all stakeholders in the palm oil supply chain, from upstream growers right through to downstream consumers. It is navigable by geographic region or stakeholder category and brings together a diverse range of tools and resources – including case studies, interviews, and links to relevant websites and publications.

  • Cooking oil made from palm oil, in Uganda
  • Oil palm seedlings in the nursery
  • Deforestation for oil palm
  • Slow Loris
  • Oil palm fruit
  • View over river and riparian area
  • Tiger photographed by camera trap in Indonesia
  • Oil palms

Latest Case Study:

New Britain Palm Oil: Smallholders

Overcoming Challenges in Certifying Smallholders: Palm oil producers are experiencing pressure from downstream buyers to certify all of their operations, including smallholder suppliers. Working with smallholders poses many logistical challenges that producers must overcome, and smallholders often…


Latest Report:

HCV 5 & 6 Protokol Permantauan

High Conservation Value (HCV) 5 & 6 Monitoring Protocol with best practice guidelines for community involvement in Indonesian. Protokol Permantauan untuk Kawasan Nilai Konservasi Tinggi (HCV) 5 & 6 dengan pedoman praktik terbaik dalam pelibatan masyarakat dalam…


Latest Blog:

ZSL to train palm oil practitioners in Cameroon

Oil palm plantations are quickly beginning to expand into the incredibly biodiverse areas of West Africa. However the awareness of sustainable practices, the concept of High Conservation Values and good management and monitoring of those values is very limited. As a result, ZSL Indonesia has teamed up with Wild Asia to conduct a three day [...]

Palm Oil by Region:

See where palm oil is across the globe

Click on the map to navigate to information and resources specific to individual regions. These resources include country-specific reports, articles, and weblinks. Key facts are presented for each region and brief introductions to central issues and developments.

Palm Oil by Region