PARTNERSHIPS

The power of collaboration

The RSB is driving the development of the bioeconomy for a better world through certification, sustainability solutions, innovation and partnerships.

Collaborative efforts amongst the various funding, project and sector partners enable sustainability issues to be addressed in the most comprehensive manner and we value working together with the likes of Boeing, Packard, SECO, the US Department of Energy, WWF SA, various universities and the ISEAL alliance and its members.

Biofuels

Removal of barriers for use of waste & residue derived biofuels in the EU to benefit operators across the region – and beyond

Removal of barriers for use of waste & residue derived biofuels in the EU to benefit operators across the region – and beyond In a positive development for operators working within, or selling biofuels to the EU, RSB is pleased […]

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BASF Joins the RSB

BASF Joins the RSB

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials is incredibly pleased to welcome multinational chemicals company BASF as the latest organisation to join our member community. BASF brings a wealth of experience in the biochemicals sector to our vibrant and multi-disciplinary membership, and […]

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Biomass Partnership promoting sustainable agriculture

The RSB announced the General Agreement for Technical Cooperation with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to support the implementation of the RSB Standard for biomass producers in the Americas. IICA is a specialized agency with 75 years […]

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ISEAL Assurance Code Compliance

Trusted Solutions for a New World Of interest to the RSB’s members and other stakeholders the RSB was independently assessed against the ISEAL Assurance Code and found to be in full compliance. The independent evaluation was carried out in the […]

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SAI Platform recognises “Silver Equivalence” for RSB certified operators

Based on an independent benchmark SAI Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment 2.0 recognises that RSB certified operators automatically achieve Silver Level The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform is a global initiative of the food industry for sustainable agriculture. In 2002, Nestlé, […]

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Uniting for the future development of the bioeconomy

Benchmark compares the RSB and Fairtrade Standards The RSB board of directors has approved the benchmark with a view to exploring opportunities for dual certification with Fairtrade which could bring potential market access for producers. Fairtrade and the RSB are now working to assess […]

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RSB Nominated as Technical Advisor to UN ICAO/ICSA’s Alternative Fuels Task Force

The RSB has been nominated by WWF to act as a technical adviser to the International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation (ICSA) in the Alternative Fuels Task Force (AFTF) of the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The RSB will bring its expertise to ensure that any sustainability […]

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RSB Initiates Integrated Pest Management Coalition With Other ISEAL Members

Through certification, the RSB has been contributing to the reduction of pesticide use and the elimination of the most hazardous pesticides for many years. Together with 7 other ISEAL members, the RSB has been working on a common approach to […]

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RSB Mentioned in South African Airways (SAA) In-flight Magazine

Customers flying with South African Airways (SAA) can now read about the collaboration with the RSB in the provided in-flight magazine.

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ABOUT US

The RSB offers trusted, credible tools and solutions for sustainability & biomaterials certification that mitigate business risk, fuel the bioeconomy and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals in order to enable the protection of ecosystems and the promotion of food security.