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NEWS & INNOVATION

Building Europe’s first of its kind Alcohol-to-Jet production plant

Sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste-based ethanol resources The FLITE consortium, led by SkyNRG and with LanzaTech as the technology provider, will build the first-of-its-kind LanzaJetTM Alcohol to Jet (AtJ) facility. The facility will convert waste-based ethanol to sustainable aviation […]

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RSB officially recognised by ICAO for CORSIA

RSB has officially been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for the certification of CORSIA-eligible Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) with its new RSB CORSIA Standard. SAF producers and airlines are now able demonstrate compliance with Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme […]

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ICENECDEV Joins Humanitarian Call to Halt Nature Loss

RSB member ICENECDEV has joined with developmental and humanitarian organisations around the world to call on governments and heads of state to halt and reverse biodiversity loss and put nature and ecosystems on a path to recovery by 2030. The […]

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ATAG identifies RSB membership as key tool for airlines decarbonising

The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), an independent coalition of aviation industry experts focused on sustainable development and climate change, has published its Waypoint 2050 report which analyses how the aviation sector can meet a major climate goal of cutting CO2 emissions […]

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RSB, SA Canegrowers Research Points to SAF Potential in South Africa

RSB has been working with the South African Canegrowers Association (SA Canegrowers) to identify opportunities for South African sugarcane ethanol to access local and international biofuels markets, particularly for the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF).  The South African sugarcane industry is looking to […]

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RSB in EU project helping CPH and European airports to achieve sustainable and carbon-neutral aviation

In close collaboration with Danish Technological Institute, a consortium led by Copenhagen Airport (CPH) in collaboration with 14 other European partners has won an EU tender to create the sustainable airport of  the future. A grant of close to EUR 12 […]

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RSB Publishes TOR for Development of a SAF Roadmap for Ethiopia

RSB is looking for a consultant and/or a consortium of consultants and interested parties to develop a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) roadmap for Ethiopia in close collaboration with a group of Ethiopian stakeholders, which have been organised into a SAF […]

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Climate Related Risks

RSB welcomes INEOS Group, SA Canegrowers, Xpansiv to growing community of members

RSB’s community of members continues to grow, with organisations including INEOS Group, Xpansiv, and the South African Canegrowers’ Association joining in recent months to collaborate on driving the development of our best-in-class sustainability standard to support the needs of the […]

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RSB’s 2020 Annual Meeting Goes Digital

The RSB team is pleased to be able to give you some clarity around the 2020 RSB Annual Meeting. As you probably know, the intention was to host our meeting in San Francisco in October. This planning has inevitably been […]

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