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Global Stakeholders Invited to Participate in a Consultation on the RSB Book & Claim Manual

The RSB invites interested parties from the aviation and other sectors to participate in an official stakeholder consultation on the RSB Book & Claim manual.

The consultation, which runs until Friday 25 February 2022, will provide the RSB with valuable input to ensure the development of a robust, credible procedure for the transfer of a certified product’s sustainability characteristics via book & claim.

Learn more about RSB’s stakeholder consultation in the “RSB Procedure for Development and Modification of RSB Standards, RSB Procedures and RSB Guidancehere.

Details of the consultation

Who can participate:

Anyone can participate in the consultation. We especially encourage stakeholders from the aviation sector to take part. These key stakeholders include: airlines, SAF producers and suppliers, and research and social and environmental groups dealing with SAF and aviation decarbonisation.

How to participate:

Please fill in the Stakeholder Feedback Form below and email it to [email protected] by no later than Friday 25 February 2022.


Stakeholder Feedback Form (Note: Word Document will download automatically)

RSB Book & Claim Manual

What is book & claim?

Book & Claim is a chain of custody model that allows the physical product to be decoupled from its specific sustainability characteristics (i.e., GHG intensity) and these characteristics to be transferred as a credit through a dedicated registry.

In close collaboration with stakeholders and industry experts, RSB has developed a Book & Claim certification approach that is currently being piloted for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) transactions.

The rules supporting this approach are defined in the RSB Book & Claim Manual, which sets out the requirements for companies to register, transfer and retire credits in the RSB Book & Claim System.

Click here to watch the 7-minute presentation about the RSB Book & Claim System that we gave at the IATA SAF Symposium in June 2021.

What’s next?

A meeting to discuss the preliminary results of this public stakeholder consultation and to receive further feedback will take place on Wednesday 9 March 2022 and will be open to RSB members only.

All feedback will be reviewed by the RSB Secretariat during the first quarter of 2022, with a revised version of the RSB Book & Claim Manual scheduled to be published early in the second quarter of 2022.

For more information email [email protected]

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