Tag: RSB

Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials launches investment, general advisory services

Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials launches investment, general advisory services

May 15, 2016 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials has launched a range of investment and general advisory services in support of its range of sustainability solutions to ensure biomaterials are ethical, sustainable, and credibly- sourced. The global multi-stakeholder coalition said that it would now offer technical and strategic advice; hands-on implementation; staff training; and research to […]

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8 Wonder Crops & Residues: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to The Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials’s Emerging Feedstock Primer

8 Wonder Crops & Residues: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to The Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterials’s Emerging Feedstock Primer

October 7, 2015 |

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Nidera earns RSB certification for UCO biodiesel production in Spain

Nidera earns RSB certification for UCO biodiesel production in Spain

September 22, 2015 |

In Switzerland, Nidera has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) certification for the production and trading of biofuels from used cooking oil. Nidera operates worldwide as a commodity service and solutions provider for the global agricultural markets and has an active presence in more than 18 countries. The company was founded in 1920 in Rotterdam. The […]

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Energy tobacco Solaris gets first RSB certification in South Africa

Energy tobacco Solaris gets first RSB certification in South Africa

September 1, 2015 |

In South Africa, Project Solaris in South Africa, has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) certification for the production of the energy rich tobacco crop “Solaris” in the Limpopo region of South Africa. Solaris is a nicotine-free and GMO-free crop variety that yields significant amounts of sustainable oil that can be used as feedstock […]

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RSB approves low iLUC risk criteria and indicators

RSB approves low iLUC risk criteria and indicators

June 4, 2015 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials kicked off its annual General Assembly meeting with a delegation vote on the new “Low iLUC Risk Biomass Criteria and Compliance Indicators.” The standard was approved by consensus and will be an ‘optional module’ for operations undergoing RSB certification. Members commented on the new indicators being a key […]

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Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

May 20, 2015 |

Novozymes, Bloomberg, KLM, Boeing, RSB, Carbon War Room, FAO, UN Foundartion, PANGEA, NEPAD, ICAO, Sky NRG, and the Inter-American Development Bank aim to “facilitate the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy solutions…and doubling the use of renewable energy.” Seven projects underway in Bioenergy and Food Security, Sustainable Aviation, Policy Tools, Sustainability Certification and Sustainable Bioenergy […]

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EU RSB releases new low iLUC risk criteria

EU RSB releases new low iLUC risk criteria

May 4, 2015 |

In the EU, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) released a draft “Low iLUC Risk Biomass Criteria and Compliance Indicators.” This add-on certification module to the RSB standard for biofuels and bio-products is based on the Low Indirect Impact Biofuels (LIIB) Methodology, developed in collaboration with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Ecofys. RSB-certified […]

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Greenergy receives RSB sustainability certification for UK biodiesel

Greenergy receives RSB sustainability certification for UK biodiesel

March 23, 2015 |

In the UK, Greenergy has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials’ sustainability certification for its production of biodiesel from used cooking oil. In addition to operating two biodiesel manufacturing facilities in Immingham and North Cave, Greenergy currently supplies more than a quarter of the UK’s road fuel. The company’s pre-processing enables the use of a […]

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RSB opens 60-day comment period on version 3.0 of standards

RSB opens 60-day comment period on version 3.0 of standards

January 28, 2015 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials has launched a 60-day public comment period for its Principles & Criteria version 3.0. It will feed into discussions among RSB members over the forthcoming P&Cs Version 3.0, expected to be approved by the RSB Assembly of Delegates at the end of 2015, following the ISEAL Standard-Setting Code. Comments […]

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RSB collaborates with Elements Software to help members manage feedstock data

RSB collaborates with Elements Software to help members manage feedstock data

November 24, 2014 |

In Switzerland, RSB is collaborating with Elements Software to help RSB members track their feedstocks. Elements will recommend a set of online tools to its members that ease the management of sustainability data as product travels through the supply chain. Elements is a web based traceability platform that will help RSB Participating Operators (POs) comply […]

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