The RSB Principles & Criteria describe how to produce biomass, biofuels and biomaterials in an environmentally, socially and economically responsible way. The RSB Principles & Criteria are based on a management and risk-oriented approach. Together with RSB’s online tools and related guidance documents, the RSB Standard helps operators to identify and manage sustainability issues in a specific context and therefore reduces risks for operators, brand owners and investors.
RSB Compliance Indicators describe the types of evidence operators shall demonstrate while being evaluated by an auditor against the RSB Principles & Criteria.
Read more about compliance indicators here.
This standard specifies the generic requirements for participation of operations producing, converting, processing, trading and using biomass/biofuels, in the RSB certification systems.
This standard specifies the requirements for risk-assessment for operations producing, converting, processing, trading and using biomass/biofuels in the RSB certification systems.
This standard specifies the requirements for the tracking of certified biomass/biofuels product through the supply chain from primary production through conversion, processing, and trade, to end use.
This procedure specifies the requirements for communication of and claims to the RSB certification systems (e.g. participation in, evaluation by, compliance with, etc.).
This standard specifies the requirements for the adaptation of RSB standards to the EU regulation (RED).
This standard describes how biofuel supply chains may use waste and residues as a feedstock, and how it impacts on RSB EU RED certification.
RSB smallholder standard aims to provide small producers with additional flexibility in the compliance process.
The RSB offers trusted, credible tools and solutions for sustainability and biomaterials certification that mitigate business risk, fuels the bioeconomy and contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals that enables restoration of ecosystems and the promotion of food security.
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