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RSB, Agroicone publish study to support sustainable transformation in Brazil with SAF

The aviation sector has ambitious targets for reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and switching from fossil fuels to low-carbon Sustainable Aviation Fuels. SAF is considered the most efficient way to achieve those targets quickly, however, in Brazil, the availability, […]

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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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Better interest rates for RSB-certified sustainable smallholder farmers in Brazil

Smallholder farmers certified to RSB in Guariba, Brazil can now access new, lower interest credit to support their businesses thanks to a new initiative from RSB certified operator Socicana — a sugarcane farmers’ association in Guariba. Socicana has partnered with […]

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Combatting Fraud with Technology: RSB & Bioledger Launch Biofuels Blockchain Case Study

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, March 12 2021 Combatting Fraud with Technology: RSB & Bioledger Launch Biofuels Blockchain Case Study RSB and Bioledger today launched a case study on the potential of a blockchain database to support traceability of biofuel and its feedstocks and overcome […]

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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, 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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Ethiopian Sustainable Biofuel Future Scenario at a glance

As part of the Fuelling the Sustainable Bioeconomy powered by Boeing’s Global Engagement Portfolio, RSB gathered a group of key stakeholders in the Ethiopian bioeconomy to examine and uncover strategies and scenarios for the future development of a sustainable biofuels […]

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Member Interview: PECDC discuss their vision of sustainability in Africa

RSB’s community of members and certified operators around the world are doing amazing work to drive sustainability in the bio-based and circular economics – while adjusting to the coronavirus crisis as they respond to challenging economic and social situations, mitigation […]

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