Standards

Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels RSB

Governing Organization

Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies

Sectors Covered

Food, Beverage and Agriculture

Issues Covered

Carbon, CSR, Environmental Management, Ethical Trade, Waste and Chemicals Management

Information from the ITC's Standards Map

Overview

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) is a membership-based initiative open to farmers, companies, NGOs, experts, governments and inter-governmental agencies. RSB is coordinated by the Energy Center at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) and has developed a standard for biofuels production and processing that is based on environmental, social and economic principles and... more

Key Features

* The RSB standard requires economic operators to comply with criteria related to:
* The greenhouse gas performance through the whole
lifecycle of biofuels
* Biodiversity and ecosystem services
* Soil, water and air quality
* Local development and food security
* Land rights, water rights and stakeholder engagement
* The RSB standard is applicable to any... more

Stakeholder Engagement

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