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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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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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RSB: ISEAL Code Compliant Member since 2015

ISEAL is the global membership organisation for ambitious, collaborative and transparent sustainability systems. It drives collective efforts to tackle the most pressing sustainability issues and create a world where markets are a force for good. RSB is a proud ISEAL […]

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RSB Webinar: Chemicals & Polymers — Industry Insight & Action

RSB invites you to a panel discussion where we will explore solutions for the ongoing sustainable transformation of the chemicals & polymers sector. This event has passed, you can view a recording of the panel discussion below or on Youtube, […]

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Call for Proposals: 3rd Organisational Review of RSB

RSB is seeking a consultant, or team of consultants, with extensive knowledge of voluntary certification organisations, to undertake an external review of RSB’s strategy and operations based on a benchmark of RSB against similar organisations.  The review should enable the […]

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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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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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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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