Working together

We are seeking to secure a palm supply that:
  • Complies with  RSPO  principles as a minimum
  • Is traceable back to plantation by importers
  • Preserves high carbon stock (HCS) forests and high conservation value (HCV) areas and does not expand on peatland
  • Respects the right of indigenous and local communities to give or withhold their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)
  • Protects human rights
  • Engages and supports smallholders

Membership basics

► The POTC is a non-competitive Coalition.

► Full members are responsible for governance of POTC’s activities.

► Members share a commitment to ensure that the activities of POTC are conducted in full accordance with competition law.

► All members of POTC agree that they shall not engage in any activity or conduct which could constitute a breach of competition law.

► The POTC is supported by a 3rd party, 3Keel LLP, for technical advice and project co-ordination. This includes managing confidential individual retail data.

Current Members

Full Members

  • Ahold Delhaize
  • Aldi South Group
  • Casino Group
  • The Co-operative Group (UK)
  • Eight Fifty Food Group
  • Kellogg
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Mondelez
  • Morrisons
  • Nestle
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Tesco (chair)
  • Waitrose and Partners
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance


  • Consumer Goods Forum Forest Positive Coalition of Action
  • Robeco

Supported by experts

The POTC is supported by 3Keel LLP. 3Keel provide programme coordination and technical expertise to Members and Affiliates.

NGO partners contribute to the review process and challenge POTC members to accelerate their own practices to play their part in eliminating deforestation and exploitation.