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RSB helps Ethiopia develop scenarios for development of sustainable biofuels sector

RSB helps Ethiopia develop scenarios for development of sustainable biofuels sector

May 18, 2020 |

In Ethiopia, as part of the Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy powered by Boeing’s Global Engagement Portfolio, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials gathered a group of key stakeholders in the Ethiopian bioeconomy to examine and uncover strategies and scenarios for the future development of a sustainable biofuels industry in the country. The outcomes of this workshop reflect […]

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Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

May 17, 2020 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials offered updates on their “Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy” project powered by Boeing’s Global Engagement Portfolio, including the latest activities in three countries identified to be of key importance given their rapidly growing commercial aviation sectors and potential to produce significant volumes of feedstocks: Brazil, Ethiopia and South Africa. […]

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Gevo receives RSB certification at Luverne site

Gevo receives RSB certification at Luverne site

February 6, 2020 |

In Colorado, Gevo has received certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) for Gevo’s sourcing of sustainable corn at its production facility in Luverne, Minnesota, and its production of intermediate feedstock Isobutanol. This certification provides validation that Gevo’s business model works from a sustainability point of view. RSB certification demonstrates that Gevo’s production is […]

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RSB certifies world’s first bio-based PVC

RSB certifies world’s first bio-based PVC

October 21, 2019 |

In Germany, the world’s first certification to RSB’s new Advanced Products Standard was announced with the launch of INOVYN’s latest generation of PVC with a 100% RSB-certified supply chain. For the production of BIOVYNTM fossil feedstock has been substituted with bio-attributed ethylene in the supply chain, a renewable feedstock that does not compete with the food […]

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RSB to develop first-of-its-kind biofuels book and claim system for Maersk

RSB to develop first-of-its-kind biofuels book and claim system for Maersk

July 7, 2019 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller – Maersk is rolling out a flagship project with Switzerland-based RSB to pass emissions savings from its use of alternative fuels on to its clients, with retail giant H&M among the first to benefit. RSB is developing a ‘book and claim’ system that will allow Maersk to reliably and credibly pass […]

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SAF taking off in Brazil with Boeing, RSB, WWF collaboration

SAF taking off in Brazil with Boeing, RSB, WWF collaboration

June 22, 2019 |

Boeing announced a big bucks $1 million investment into the Brazilian bioeconomy, working with WWF and RSB. But these three amigos aren’t big cowboy movie stars from the silent era, but like the comedic Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, and Martin Short, these three powerhouses realize that working together gets a heck of a lot more done than working […]

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Steeper Energy, Sustainable Shipping Initiative and others join RSB membership

Steeper Energy, Sustainable Shipping Initiative and others join RSB membership

May 5, 2019 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials has several new members including Steeper Energy, the Sustainable Shipping Initiative, the Namibia Biomass Industry Group, and GoodFuels which moved from Associate to Full Membership. Joining RSB represents a major step for Steeper Energy, showcasing their commitment to every aspect of sustainability in the bio-economy. With a €50 […]

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RSB members approve new standard for advanced products

RSB members approve new standard for advanced products

December 15, 2018 |

In Switzerland, members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials approved their new Advanced Products Standard, calling it “groundbreaking.” The new standard was “The culmination of over 18 months of consultation, expert working groups and member dialogue,” and “provides the most robust set of sustainability requirements and criteria for the certification of non-energy products (including textiles, […]

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RSB publishes report on the future of alternative aviation fuels

RSB publishes report on the future of alternative aviation fuels

October 28, 2018 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials published “Alternative Aviation Fuels: A Sustainable Future is Taking Off,” which sums up the aviation industry’s commitment to major action in the global fight against climate change, including carbon neutral growth from 2020 and a 50% reduction in emissions by 2050 compared to 2005 levels. The report said […]

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RSB helping with aviation fuel roadmap for Ethiopia

RSB helping with aviation fuel roadmap for Ethiopia

October 6, 2018 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials is helping develop an aviation fuel roadmap for Ethiopia. RSB’s Executive Director Rolf Hogan attended a series of meetings in Addis Ababa to take forward the initiative that was launched at the Aviation Biofuel Summit in March 2018. Shortly after the Summit, Ethiopia transitioned to a new Prime […]

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