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RSB Japan FIT (Biomass) Certification

Find documents related to the application of RSB's Standard for Japan's Feed-in-Tariff system.

RG-2020-05 RSB Reactive Guidance on Implementation of the RSB Japan FIT Standard

Reference code: RG-2020-05 Version: 3.0 Date: March 2021 Download

RSB GHG Calculation Methodology

Reference code: RSB-STD-01-003-01 Version: 2.3 Date: August 2017

RSB's GHG Calculation Methodology is intended to define the GHG calculation methodology to be used by participating operators in the RSB certification scheme when calculating GHG emissions for the scope of their operations. This standard describes the methodology for calculating GHG emissions as embedded in the RSB Greenhouse Gas Calculator Tool. Furthermore, the intent of this standard is to ensure that all operators participating in the RSB certification systems use the same, standardised methodology to calculate GHG emissions


RSB Japan FIT Standard

Reference code: RSB-STD-13-001 Version: 1 Date: April 2020

This standard specifies requirements for operators producing, procuring and importing biomass into Japan under Japan’s Feed in Tariff (FIT) system. FIT sets out a system of incentives for the production of renewable electricity in Japan which includes subsidies for the procurement of biomass which includes vegetable oils as well as various agricultural and industrial residues and end-of-life products.


RSB Principles & Criteria

Reference code: RSB-STD-01-001 Version: 3 Date: November 2016

The RSB Principles & Criteria is the core document of the RSB Standard sets out the general requirements for operations producing, converting and processing biomass, advanced fuels, products and biomaterials. This standard applies to all operators taking part in the RSB certification system as individual or groups of economic operators (e.g. a group of farmers), with the exception of traders who are not involved in the production, processing or transformation of biomass or any of its derivatives.


RSB Procedure for Communication and Claims

Reference code: RSB-PRO-50-001 Version: 3.5 Date: November 2020

RSB's Procedure on Communications and Claims sets out the requirements Participating Operators must meet when using the RSB trademarks (e.g. RSB name, RSB logo, RSB Strapline, RSB on-product label) and compliance claims in association with certified products (“product-related claims”), as well as in general communication.


RSB Procedure for Participating Operators

Reference code: RSB-PRO-30-001 Version: 3.2 Date: May 2020

The RSB Standard for Participating Operators sets out the conditions operators shall meet when taking part in RSB certification systems. Operators taking part in RSB certification systems are referred to as ‘Participating Operators’ (POs). POs have control over, and take full responsibility for, all operations, processes, activities and sites in connection with putting RSB standards in place at all times. This standard also describes the role of the RSB Secretariat.


RSB Procedure for Risk Management

Reference code: RSB-PRO-60-001 Version: 3.2 Date: January 2020

RSB's Procedure for Risk Management aims to make sure that Participating Operators identify, evaluate, mitigate and monitor the risk(s) related to their operations while putting in place RSB standards and procedures.


RSB Procedure for Traceability (Chain of Custody)

Reference code: RSB-PRO-20-001 Version: 3.2 Date: May 2020

RSB's Procedure for Traceability aims to ensure that Participating Operators put in place a robust and transparent chain of custody system that provides traceability for the RSB Certified Material acquired from and/or delivered to other operators in the supply chain.


RSB Standard for Advanced Fuels

Reference code: RSB-STD-01-010 Version: 2.3 Date: February 2020

The RSB Standard for Advanced Fuels describes the requirements for the production of advanced fuels, including: • Fuels from biogenic end-of-life products and production residues • Recycled carbon fuels from non-biogenic end-of-life products and production residues • Renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin This standard is applicable to fuel producers, traders, processors and transporters in any region of the world – excluding the EU (if you are within the EU or seeking to trade with it, please use our RSB EU RED Fuel Standard).