The 7 Principles of MSPO Standards


The MSPO Standards contains seven (7) principles which form the general requirements of a management system framework, based on the three pillars of sustainability, i.e. economically viable, socially acceptable, and environmentally sound. The general requirements for the MS2530:2013 are as follow:


Each of the seven (7) General Principles have specific Criteria and Indicators that the Certification Bodies (CBs) will use during audit to determine compliance.   The management of the entity that meets the requirements of the MSPO will be able to obtain certification under the standard.


Similar to ISO standards, you can purchase the MSPO Standards from the Department of Standards Malaysia.

the standards

requirements for independent smallholders

requirements for oil palm plantations & organised smallholders

requirements for oil palm mills