COMMUNITY HUB

A global community of businesses, NGOs, academics, government and UN organisations.

Welcome to our Community Hub! Here we share news, events and other resources with our community members.

If there’s something you are looking for and can’t find – reach out to us anytime for assistance.

Exciting Updates from Our Members

Community News

RSB’s Community Collaborates At 2019 Annual Meeting

With purpose and commitment RSB’s members and stakeholders gather each year at RSB’s Annual Meeting and 2019 was no different. Our community of bioeconomy leaders — covering producers, end users, NGOs, public organisations and academics — come together to build […]

Read More

Solaris oil to pave the way for scaling up RSB-certified sustainable local fuel supply in South Africa

2016 saw South African Airways (SAA) perform Africa’s first flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel produced from Sunchem’s nicotine-free tobacco plant Solaris. It was refined by World Energy Fuels in the USA, supplied by SkyNRG and supported by Boeing. This momentous […]

Read More

RSB Joins Global Business Coalition to Take Action for Nature

Last month, RSB officially joined the Business for Nature coalition of businesses and organisations seeking to reverse the global biodiversity loss crisis by 2030. Aiming to provide a united business voice that can demonstrate and amplify existing commitments to protecting […]

Read More

INOVYN Launches a New Generation of PVC, with a 100% RSB-Certified Sustainable Supply Chain

The world’s first certification to RSB’s new Advanced Products Standard was announced today, with the launch of INOVYN’s latest generation of PVC with a 100% RSB-certified supply chain. For the production of BIOVYNTM fossil feedstock has been substituted with bio-attributed ethylene […]

Read More

The FPIC-360 Tool for Monitoring and Verifying Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

Equitable Origin (EO) and RSB are delighted to have received replication grant funding from the ISEAL Innovation Fund to continue the development of the FPIC-360° tool for monitoring and verifying Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in an EO initiative in partnership […]

Read More

RSB in the ICAO Environmental Report

ICAO has launched its 2019 ICAO Environmental Report “Destination Green: The Next Chapter” where you can read about RSB’s leadership in the aviation industry in a section titled: Preparing for Take-Off: RSB and the Role of the Standard in Driving […]

Read More

Blue Angel Recommends RSB as Only System to Fulfil their Criteria in New Study

Germany (and the world’s) oldest eco label, Blauer Engel (Blue Angel), recently conducted research that showed that RSB is the only certification system for biomass that fulfil their own rigorous requirements to be recognised under their own approach. This 147-page […]

Read More

New Directors Cement RSB’s Vision for a Sustainable and Circular Bioeconomy

This week RSB’s Board of Directors welcomed new leaders to drive the vision of this innovative, solutions-oriented and future-focused organisation. Having been involved and committed to RSB for many years, Maiju Helin of UPM Biofuels and Laurel Harmon of LanzaTech […]

Read More

RSB expands footprint in Africa with new projects, members

Reflecting our commitment to regional representation, RSB’s drive for new members across sub-Saharan Africa in the first part of 2019 has seen us welcome 3 new organisations to our community: Solidaridad Network – Southern Africa in South Africa, ICENECDEV (International […]

Read More
Meet Our Members

Community Members

  • 1. GROWERS & PRODUCERS
  • 2. END USERS, BLENDERS & INVESTORS
  • 3. SOCIAL
  • 4. ENVIRONMENTAL
  • 5. UN, GOVERNMENTS & RESEARCH

The following documents are available to members upon request:

RSB Impact Assessment Guidelines

RSB Rural and social Development Guidelines

RSB Food Security Guidelines

RSB Conservation Impact Assessment Guidelines

RSB Soil Impact Assessment Guidelines

RSB Water Impact Assessment Guidelines

RSB Guidelines for Land Rights

RSB Corn Stover Protocol

 

Find New Opportunities for your Business to Thrive

RSB’s market-leading Greenhouse Gas calculation enables your business to identify how to maximise emissions reductions.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION TOOLS
Case Study

RSB & US Corn Stover Protocol

The RSB worked with partners in the USA to develop a protocol to assist auditors and producers in assessing the volumes of corn stover that can be removed from fields without having a detrimental impact on the ecosystem. Stakeholders involved in the development of the protocol included the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), NRCS Soil Science Division, the USDA Agricultural Research Service as well as US-based industrial and NGO participants.

Read More