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Global Standard

For operators in any country, any region.
These documents are for operators looking to be certified to the RSB Global Standard.
Please note if you are operating or selling to the EU, you should use the RSB EU RED standard to ensure compliance with European regulations.
 
RSB Principles & Criteria
Standard for Participating Operators
Standard for Risk Management
Standard for Traceability
RSB GHG Calculation Methodology
Procedure on Communication & Claims
RSB Standard on Waste and Residues

RSB Principles & Criteria

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-STD-01-001

Standard for Participating Operators

This standard specifies the generic requirements for participation of operations producing, converting, processing, trading and using biomass/biofuels, in the RSB certification systems.

RSB-STD-30-001

Standard for Risk Management

This standard specifies the requirements for risk-assessment for operations producing, converting, processing, trading and using biomass/biofuels in the RSB certification systems.

RSB-STD-60-001

Standard for Traceability

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.

RSB-STD-20-001

RSB GHG Calculation Methodology

RSB-STD-01-003-01

Procedure on Communication and Claims

This procedure specifies the requirements for communication of and claims to the RSB certification systems (e.g. participation in, evaluation by, compliance with, etc.).

RSB-PRO-50-001

RSB Standard on Waste and Residues

RSB-STD-01-010

RSB Standard

EU Red Standard

If you are operating or selling to the EU, you should use the RSB EU RED standard to ensure compliance with European regulations. If you are not operating in Europe and don’t plan on selling to Europe, RSB Global certification may be an option for you.

RSB Standard

RSB Smallholder Standard

RSB smallholder standard aims to provide small producers with additional flexibility in the compliance process.

RSB Standard

Low ILUC

Voluntary addition for operators wishing to make “low iLUC risk” claim.

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