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IOI Launches Sustainability Advisory Panel
18/08/2017Corporate Sustainability
Following a further meeting with stakeholders in June, as well as agreement on the Terms of Reference (ToR), IOI Group (IOI) is pleased to announce the formation of an independent Sustainability Advisory Panel (SAP).

The Panel has been established to advise and challenge IOI on delivering its sustainability commitments and ambition. It will provide a critical review and advisory function to IOI’s sustainability activities and help to review IOI’s progress in delivering on its sustainability commitments as set out in its Sustainable Palm Oil Policy (SPOP) and Sustainability Implementation Plan (SIP).

The Panel will also advise on an independent progress evaluation of IOI’s SPOP in Q2 2018.

Members of the Panel are:
  • David McLaughlin, VP Agriculture, WWF-U.S
  • Karimah Hudda, Global Sustainability Lead, Procurement, Mondelez International
  • M R Chandran, Independent Expert
  • Simo Honkanen, SVP Sustainability and Public Affairs, Neste Corporation (Observer)
  • Johan Verburg, Advisor Inclusive Value Chains, Oxfam Novib (Observer)
The full Terms of Reference can be accessed here, as well as summary notes from meetings held on 7 June and 16 June here.

The Panel will meet again in September and December 2017.