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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Biomass Supplies earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certificationDaily MirrorBiomass Supplies (Pvt.) Ltd, a company based in Sri Lanka, earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) certification for biomass produced from branches pruned from live fences of Gliricidia trees. The certification covers Biomass Supplies ...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

JetBlue Joins The Roundtable on Sustainable BiomaterialsBusiness Wire (press release)JetBlue has committed to a biofuels plan in 2017 that will bring future biofuels to JetBlue and create cooperation among commercial carriers. With RSB's guidance, JetBlue will join a consortium of corporate citizens and airlines pursuing multiple ...and more »

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Ecofys study on Crude Tall Oil markets and availability: sufficient supply for advanced biofuels, biomaterials and ...GlobeNewswire (press release)(UPM, Helsinki, 20 June 2017 at 13:00 EET) - UPM Biofuels commissioned a study from leading international energy and climate consultancy Ecofys - A Navigant Company, entitled "Crude tall oil low ILUC risk assessment: comparing global supply and demand ...and more »

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

EurActivEU racing against clock to revise aviation pollution lawEurActivThe European Union is drafting an amendment to its aviation emissions trading system(ETS)after world nations reached agreement on a global scheme in October.A proposal will be presented in January,an EU official said,warning time is already running ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Biomass MagazineDOE issues report on reducing commercial aviation GHG emissionsBiomass MagazineOne example provided in the report is the U.S. renewable fuel standard (RFS) program and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials requiring advanced fuels to achieve at least a 50 percent reduction in life-cycle CO2 emissions. “This 50 percent ...

Friday, September 8, 2017

Biomass MagazineLux: Biobased materials, chemicals offer performance advantagesBiomass MagazineDespite a checkered past, biobased materials and chemicals (BBMC) today offer a clear value proposition when compared with their petro-based counterparts, but smart business execution is critical to eventual success, according to Lux Research.and more »

Friday, September 8, 2017

Trending: Boeing, JetBlue Join Collaborative Efforts for Sustainable BiofuelsSustainable BrandsThis new collaborative effort is expected to use jatropha, salt-tolerant Salicornia, and sewage sludge as its biofuel feedstocks. The projects are expected to meet the sustainability criteria established by The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB).and more »

Friday, September 8, 2017

How JetBlue Is Helping to Fuel a Sustainable Future for AviationSustainable BrandsJetBlue is the first U.S. airline member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. Why are you taking a leading role in advocating for sustainable energy innovation? SM: Sustainable jet fuels are not going to be something that comes to aviation as ...

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aviation International NewsKLM Launches New Biofuel Initiative with Embraer 190Aviation International NewsSupplied by Air BP and SkyNRG under the EU's ITAKA (Initiative Towards Sustainable Kerosene for Aviation) program, the biofuel used in the E190 flights consists of 100 percent RSB (Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) certified camelina oil and ...and more »

Monday, August 21, 2017

Biomass MagazineBoeing, Aeromexico, Mexican government collaborate on biofuelsBiomass MagazineThe initiative's projects are expected to meet sustainability criteria established by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. Using sustainably produced biofuel reduces lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions by 50 to 80 percent compared to conventional ...and more »

Sunday, August 20, 2017

3BL Media (press release)Boeing, South African Airways Explore Ways for Farmers to Grow More Sustainable Biofuel Crops3BL Media (press release)"We will work with partners from across the region to identify how we can join together to help small farmers improve their production and income," says Rolf Hogan, Executive Secretary, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. "Certifying small farmers ...and more »

Saturday, August 12, 2017

eTurboNewsThe digital future of work: Can the past predict the future?eTurboNewsNo one is certain about the future of work and the way individuals, educational systems, governance, economy safety nets, and technology will interact. It is unfortunate that governments cannot be proactive and eagerly embrace change, using the ...

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Agrisoma Biosciences Announces Management Equity InvestmentCanada NewsWire (press release)Resonance Carinata is the world's only RSB-certified (Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) sustainable oilseed crop, providing a source of sustainable oil for renewable fuels and other products, in addition to a high-protein animal feed by-product.and more »

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Boeing, Aeromexico, Mexican Government Collaborate on Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Research and DevelopmentPR Newswire (press release)The initiative's projects are expected to meet sustainability criteria established by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. Using sustainably produced biofuel reduces lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions by 50 to 80 percent compared to conventional ...and more »

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Manila BulletinJetBlue to Buy 330 Million Gallons of Renewable Jet Fuel Over 10 YearsEnvironmental LeaderThe companies expect the fuel to meet the EPA's qualification for renewable fuel standards, as well as the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certification standard for sustainable production of biofuels. Renewable jet fuel is chemically equivalent ...JetBlue Signs Mega Renewable Fuel Deal with SG PrestonZacks.comJetBlue Announces One of the Largest Renewable Jet Fuel Purchase Agreements in Aviation HistoryBusiness Wire (press release)all 81 news articles »

Monday, July 17, 2017

JetBlue Releases SASB-Aligned Sustainability Report, Invests in Hybrid-Electric PlanesSustainable BrandsIn addition to joining the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, JetBlue also signed one of the biggest renewable jet fuel agreements in history. Over the next 10 years, the company will buy blended fuel from SG Preston, with the goal of reducing GHG ...and more »

Friday, July 14, 2017

3BL Media (press release)JetBlue Focuses on Long-Term Planning in New Environmental and Responsibility Report3BL Media (press release)New York, April 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today released its 2016 annual environmental and responsibility report outlining the airline's efforts to further integrate long-term environmental planning measures and corporate ...and more »

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Biodiesel MagazineUK biodiesel co. Greenergy earns RSB sustainability certificationBiodiesel MagazineRSB is recognized by NGOs as the “most comprehensive and ambitious” biomaterials sustainability certification program in the world. RSB provides a holistic approach towards sustainability assurance, covering social, environmental, economic and ...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

EurActivEU sees 'strategic advantage' of biofuels in aviationEurActivCertification schemes such as the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RBS) can audit an individual project and assess the social and labour angle too, she said. According to Bramble, ramping up production hinges mainly on soil management, including ...and more »

Friday, July 7, 2017

Biodiesel Magazine1st sustainable flight in Africa fueled by tobacco-based biojetBiodiesel MagazineOn Boeing's 100th anniversary, South African Airways celebrated Africa's first sustainable biofuel flight. The flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town, operated by a Boeing 737-800, used biojet fuel produced from Sunchem's nicotine-free tobacco plant ...SAA flies with biofuel made from locally grown tobacco plantsdefenceWebBoeing, South African Airways and Mango Celebrate Africa's First Commercial Flights with Sustainable Aviation ...PR Newswire (press release)all 11 news articles »

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Biodiesel MagazineUnited Airlines begins using biojet fuel in routine LAX flightsBiodiesel Magazinefuel meets the same standard as traditional jet fuel, ASTM D1655. In addition, AltAir is pursuing certification under the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials—a global sustainability standard and certification system that recognizes biomass and ...and more »

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Biodiesel MagazineRSB-certified North African biodiesel producer to double capacityBiodiesel MagazinePhoto: Biodex-sa. This month a biodiesel producer in North Africa, Tunisia-based Biodex-sa, has earned the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certification for biodiesel production. The company is the first in Tunisia to accomplish this, according ...

Thursday, July 6, 2017

eNCASAA making progress on biojet fuel projecteNCAFile: Oil prices, now at US47/barrel, are about half their level when SAA and its partners embarked on their biojet fuels project, biofuels are now more expensive than conventional fuel. But, in the longer term, the costs are expected to drop. Photo ...and more »

Thursday, July 6, 2017

JetBlue Signs Mega Renewable Fuel Deal with SG Preston (Revised)NasdaqImportantly, the fuel is expected to meet the standards of both Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") requirements for renewable fuel standards and Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certification standard for sustainable production of biofuels.and more »

Thursday, July 6, 2017

CNNTobacco-fueled jets take off in South AfricaCNNSolaris plants also have the advantage of being certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), a global body that issues standards for sustainability practice. "Solaris has very strong potential compared to other biofuel feedstocks ...SAA, Mango take green flights to the skiesITWeball 2 news articles »

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Europe continues to get biodiesel wrongBiodiesel Magazine (blog)Market-based initiatives to make this happen already exist through programs like the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, to name a few. And government programs such as the U.S.'s renewable fuel standard ...and more »

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Biodiesel MagazineCathay Pacific planes fueled by Amyris in 2-year biojet contractBiodiesel MagazineAmyris and Total created a sustainable sugarcane-derived, farnesene-based renewable jet fuel through a long-term renewable fuels partnership using a process certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. These flights represent another step ...

Thursday, July 6, 2017

CleanleapTry flying in a biofuel-powered planeCleanleapThe first plane in Africa to run on biofuels took off the ground on July 15 this year. On-board were 300 passengers traveling from Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa. Although there was nothing peculiar with the flight, the jet fuel was a special ...

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Biodiesel MagazineJetBlue makes one of history's largest biojet purchase agreementsBiodiesel MagazineThe fuel is expected to meet the U.S. EPA's qualification for the renewable fuel standard, as well as the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials certification standard for sustainable production of biofuels. JetBlue is currently progressing forward and ...JetBlue to Buy 330 Million Gallons of Renewable Jet Fuel Over 10 YearsEnvironmental LeaderJetBlue Signs Mega Renewable Fuel Deal with SG PrestonZacks.comJetBlue Announces One of the Largest Renewable Jet Fuel Purchase Agreements in Aviation HistoryBusiness Wire (press release)all 81 news articles »

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

defenceWebSAA flies with biofuel made from locally grown tobacco plantsdefenceWebThe Solaris crop achieved certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), one of the strongest sustainability standards in the world. RSB certification provides a model for expansion of Project Solaris to larger scale production.Boeing, South African Airways and Mango Celebrate Africa's First Commercial Flights with Sustainable Aviation ...PR Newswire (press release)all 11 news articles »

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