Iberchem's global headquarters in Alcantarilla, Spain has received certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), a global non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization dedicated to promoting sustainable palm oil production worldwide, for mass balance production at its site.
By exhibiting compliance with RSPO standards through a comprehensive verification process, Iberchem is actively involved with the industry-led initiative to make sustainable palm oil the norm. With this certification, Iberchem's global headquarters joins Croda's 15 global manufacturing sites which are certified by the RSPO.
"I am thrilled Iberchem can now provide sustainable fragrance solutions certified by RSPO under the [m]ass [b]alance [m]odel," says Paola Armengol, Global Regulatory manager at Iberchem. "Implementation of important, impactful, global requirements, as outlined by key stakeholders, shows we are transforming the supply chain for sustainable palm in the fragrance industry."
"The RSPO certification was a key milestone in our sustainability program, which covers every step of our value chain, from sourcing to shipping," says Guillaume Audy, Corporate Communications and Sustainability director at Iberchem. "The origin of our raw materials is as important to us as the sustainability of our finished products and the impact of our operations. This certification also contributes to the objective of our parent company, Croda, to become [n]ature positive by 2030 and to its overall commitment to be [c]climate, [l]and, and [p]people [p]ositive in the same period of time."