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NEWS & INNOVATION

New participants join Steering Committee overseeing the development of the Ethiopian SAF Roadmap

RSB is pleased to announce that the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) and the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) have recently joined the national Steering Committee that is guiding the development of the Ethiopian SAF Roadmap. The Steering […]

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RSB’s first certified operator, Manildra Group, renews certificate for third time

The very first operator worldwide to achieve certification to the RSB (Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterial) Standard, Australian producer Shoalhaven Starches (part of the family-owned Australian Manildra Group) has recently completed their 3rd re-certification. Since 2012, Manildra have been producing RSB-certified […]

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RSB joins the global Science-Based Targets Network to advance measurable, climate-positive action

RSB has joined the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) Corporate Engagement Program to help advance corporate action on science-based targets for climate. Bringing expertise grounded in our best-in-class sustainability Standard, RSB will work with SBTN to develop and advance the uptake of […]

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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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