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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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Nippon Refine has achieved RSB certification

Japan-based company Nippon Refine Co., Ltd has recently gained certification to the RSB Standard. The company refines ethanol that is produced from captured waste carbon monoxide from industrial steel plants by another RSB-certified operator, LanzaTech. Nippon Refine wants to replace current petroleum-based solvents with […]

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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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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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Tetra Pak Introduces RSB-certified recycled polymers

Tetra Pak has announced the introduction of certified recycled polymers, becoming the first company in the food and beverage packaging industry to be awarded the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Advanced Products certification. Its carton packages integrating attributed[1] recycled polymers are […]

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RSB: ISEAL Code Compliant Member since 2015

RSB is ISEAL Code Compliant. Our system has been independently evaluated against ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice –– a globally-recognised framework for effective, credible sustainability systems. ISEAL is the global membership organisation for ambitious, collaborative and transparent sustainability systems. It […]

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Hans Lautrup Chemicals A/S receives RSB Global Certification

Danish chemical company Hans Lautrup Chemicals A/S has achieved RSB Certification as a trader for the purchase and sale of sustainable RSB certified Polypropylene and Polyethylene products. The company is a leading Scandinavian distributor of polymers and has a presence […]

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