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RSB Guidance: RG-2015-01-Updated Guidance on Palm Glycerin

On 27 June 2013, the RSB Board of Directors approved the Secretariat’srecommendation that palm glycerin, a by-product from processing, should be approved as a waste and residue. Palm glycerin is not mentioned at all in the RSB Standard for certification […]

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RSB Guidance: RG-2014-01 Guidance on Screening Tool 4b Question 6

A Participating Operator, whose main activity is the processing of Used Cooking Oil, requested guidance from the RSB Secretariat regarding the interpretation of the following question, found in the RSB Screening Exercise (RSB-GUI-01-002-02)

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RSB Guidance: Requirements to certify CORSIA eligible fuel – RSB STANDARD FOR ICAO CORSIA RSB-STD-12-001

The objective of this guidance is to clarify the options for the certification of ICAO CORSIA eligible sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) in the RSB system. The guidance includes the clarification of obligatory certification requirements and the specification of claims for […]

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RSB Guidance: Certification of Group of Points of Origin under RSB Japan FIT certification scope RSB Japan Fit Standard [RSB-STD-13-001]

The objective of this guidance is to clarify the RSB requirements for certification of groups of points of origin of residues complying with the RSB Japan Fit Standard. The guidance includes the certification requirements applicable at group management level and […]

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RSB Guidance: PG-2020-01 – RSB Guidance on Advanced Products Category III – Calculating fossil feedstock substitution claims – RSB-STD-02-001

The objective of this document is to provide guidance to auditors, certification bodies and participating operators about the rules for calculating fossil feedstock substitution claims for Category III Products

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RSB Guidance: PG-2020-06 – RSB Proactive Guidance on the Roll Out of New RSB Logos and Labels – RSB-PRO-50-001

The objective of this guidance is to specify the roll-out period for RSB members and certified participating operators using RSB logos and labels to implement new designs that will be provided by RSB.

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RSB Guidance: PG-2019-02 Guidance on Claims for Non-GMO Use in Cultivation

The objective of this guidance is to define requirements and claims for operators who wish to demonstrate that for the cultivation of biomass no genetically modified species were used. This guidance does not cover claims for products being free of […]

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RSB Guidance: RG-2019-01 RSB Reactive Guidance on Scope Changes RSB-STD-30-001 and RSB-STD-11-001-30-001

The objective of this document is to provide guidance to auditors, certification bodies and participating operators on how to deal with changes to the certification scope that are requested by a certificate holder after a certificate has been issued. Most […]

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RSB Guidance: RG-2019-01 Reactive guidance on Implementation of Principle 4, Criterion 4e, Minimum requirements

The objective of this document is to provide guidance to RSB participating operators, auditors, certification bodies and other interested stakeholders on how to interpret the minimum requirements of RSB Principle 4 (Human & Labour Rights), Criterion 4e.

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