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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Sustainability Certification for Biofuels

Title:
Sustainability Certification for Biofuels

Abstract:
Poorly developed biofuels pose severe environmental risks. Procurement officials and risk managers should use only the most stringent and protective certification standards available. Yet assessing how different certification systems rank across the product life cycle is a complex undertaking. That is why NRDC evaluated the performances of several of the major sustainability systems. The report looks at systems developed by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the Council on Sustainable Biomass Production (CSBP), the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS), Bonsucro, and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The page includes links to a fact sheet and the full report.

URL:
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/biofuels-sustainability-certification.asp

Source:
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
July 2014

Associated Sectors:

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