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Factsheet ISCC PLUS

The ISCC objective is ‘Contributing to the implementation of environmentally, socially and economically sustainable production and use of all kinds of biomass in global supply chains’. 

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in April 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner.  

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Factsheet RSB Advanced Products 

The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) is a global, multi-stakeholder independent organisation. Originally established to ensure the sustainability of biofuels, RSB expanded in 2013 to cover biomaterials and now offers the most comprehensive system for certifying bio-based feedstock.

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in March 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner.

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Factsheet Better Biomass 

Better Biomass is an international certification system for solid, liquid and gaseous biomass. The Better Biomass certificate is used to demonstrate the sustainability of the biomass used for energy, fuels or bio-based products.

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in March 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner.  

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Factsheet Textile Exchange GRS 

The Textile Exchange is a global non-profit organization that works to promote sustainability in the textile industry working closely with stakeholders to drive industry transformation in preferred fibers, integrity and standards, and responsible supply networks.

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in March 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner. 

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Factsheet FSC 

The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) is an independent, not for profit, non-government organization established to support environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests. 

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in March 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner. 

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Factsheet RSPO 

In response to the pressing global call for sustainably produced palm oil, the RSPO was formed in 2004 by founding members the World Wildlife Fund, the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA), Unilever, AAK, and Migros.

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in March 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner. 

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Factsheet Bonsucro 

Bonsucro is the leading global sustainability platform and standard for sugarcane, one of the world’s most important crops. Its purpose is to collectively accelerate the sustainable production and use of sugarcane. Bonsucro convenes over 300 members from more than 50 countries to address critical challenges in the sugarcane sector and drive both performance and impact through its system of sustainability standards. The organisation works across all sugarcane products and derivatives – sugar, ethanol, molasses, and bagasse in traditional and newer market sectors, from sugar and alcohol to biofuels and bioplastics. 

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in March 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner.  

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Factsheet Better Cotton

The Better Cotton Initiative is a non-profit, multistakeholder governance group that promotes better standards in cotton farming and practices across 21 countries.

This factsheet presents the actual status of the scheme in April 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact the scheme owner.  

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Factsheet EU Ecolabel 

The functioning of the EU Ecolabel is set out in the official Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (No 66/2010). The EU Ecolabel is managed by the European Commission and the Member States.

This factsheet presents the actual status of the ecolabel in April 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact ecolabel owner 

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Factsheet Blue Angel  

The Blue Angel aims to provide private customers, large institutional consumers and public institutions with reliable guidance for environmentally conscious purchasing. The ecolabel aims to promote eco-friendly innovations by creating a specific demand for environmentally friendly products, and in turn help to minimise environmental pollution. 

This factsheet presents the actual status of the ecolabel in April 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact ecolabel owner

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Factsheet Nordic Swan Ecolabel 

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is a voluntary ecolabelling scheme primarily for the markets in Nordic countries.  Nordic Ecolabelling works to reduce the environmental impact from production and consumption of goods. The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is an effective tool to help companies that want to go ahead with sustainable solutions – and thereby enable consumers and professional buyers to choose the environmentally best goods and services. 

This factsheet presents the actual status of the ecolabel in April 2023. For more detailed information on the system, the reader may visit the website of the certification scheme or contact Nordic Ecolabelling 

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