ISCC certification examples
ISCC certification can be applied for all feedstocks and markets
ISCC certified biodiesel
Argent Energy has made good use of London´s fatberg and turned it into biodiesel at its plant in Ellesmere Port near Liverpool. Argent Energy has been ISCC certified as producer of biodiesel since 2011 and has invested in new treatment plants to cope with such materials that block sewerage systems as a valuable source of renewable fuels.
ISCC certified sugar
Ingenio Sucroalcoholero Aguaí, the sixth and newest sugar mill in Bolivia, has implemented sustainability throughout their whole supply chains for sugar. The company has just produced its first ISCC certified sugar for the food market. By displaying the ISCC Logo on all of the sugar bags produced, Aguaí differentiates its product in the local market leading to improved sales opportunities.
ISCC certified packaging solution
The Danish milk producer Arla is using the ISCC logo on milk cartons to inform their customers about the sustainable packaging of the milk they are buying.
With the ISCC on-product claim Arla is confirming that it is contributing to responsible sourcing of bio-based materials.
ISCC certified sunflower oil
Vénusz sunflower oil is made from ISCC PLUS certified sunflowers. The ISCC Logo on the packaging of the sunflower oil guarantees that the necessary amount of raw material for the manufacturing of this product has been sourced from sustainable cultivation. By purchasing ISCC-compliant seeds, Vénusz encourages sustainable cultivation methods, thus promoting the operation of sustainable farms.
Bunge Hungary is selling this oil since September 2016 on the Hungarian market.
ISCC certified hemp and hemp fibre
In June 2016, hemp straw and fibres produced by the Dutch company HempFlax B.V. received the established ISCC PLUS certificate, the first natural fibre worldwide to achieve this.
As the first hemp producer, HANF FARM GmbH (Germany) received the ISCC PLUS certification for their hemp seeds, hemp leaves and flowers in January 2016.
ISCC certified sugar cane
The second largest sugar exporter in Latin America and the Caribbean, with 50,000 hectares of ISCC certified sugar cane, Pantaleon, has been ISCC EU certified since 2014 and also obtained ISCC PLUS certification in July 2017.
The company clearly sees the advantage of the compliance with the SAI Silver Level that comes with the ISCC certification, as this wider acceptance of ISCC opens up new markets for certificate holders.
ISCC certified cotton
The Greek cotton producer Pagaea has implemented ISCC´s high environmental and social requirements throughout its supply chain since 2015. With sustainable cultivation based on ISCC certification, the cotton producer ensures traceability and a lowered impact on the environment.
While not only the textile market demands increadingly sustainable cotton, by-products of Pagaea´s production can also be used in diverse other markets as for biofuels, in the food or feed sector.
ISCC certified shea
AAK from Denmark has chosen ISCC certification for their shea supply chains. The producer of shea works closely with the women who collect the shea and improves their empowerment by, e.g. providing micro credits, pre-finance, logistical support or training to improve the first processing steps of shea in the villages.
Since 2017, AAK provides sustainable shea that can be used for instance as an ingredient for skin care products.