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ISCC takes the next steps in Carbon Footprint Certification

ISCC has successfully initiated the further development of a carbon footprint certification for various products and supply chains.

ISCC awarded for Top Sustainability Engagement

The German Institute for Service Quality (DISQ) only recently awarded ISCC with the 2023 Top Sustainability Engagement Award, certifying the company’s commitment to sustainability and the impact it makes. 

ISCC hosted Global Sustainability Conference

On 22 February, we hosted our 14th Global Sustainability Conference in Brussels. Representatives from numerous markets convened to discuss sustainability challenges and solutions.

Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuels

Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuels. ISCC held its second ISCC Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Marine Fuels (SMF) on February 1, discussing the state of the market and how certified sustainable marine fuels are expected to support the sector’s quest to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

Project Presentation – Life Cycle Assessment of the Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Renewable Diesel (RD) from Oil Palm and its Crop Residues in Colombia 

In a collaborative effort funded by the World Bank, ISCC, with the support of its sister companies MEO and GRAS, has been diligently conducting a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and Renewable Diesel (RD) produced from palm oil and its residues in Colombia.

Powering the Future: ISCC’s Technical Stakeholder Meeting Spotlights Innovation in Renewable Fuels!

We are excited to share key insights from the recent ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting for Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin (RFNBOs), which took place online with more than 315 active participants and featured eight expert speakers.

EU Report 2022: Discrepancies in reported quantities of Used Cooking Oil (UCO)

In recent weeks, stakeholders have approached ISCC regarding discrepancies in the reported quantities of Used Cooking Oil (UCO) published in the European Commission’s 2022 EU report.

Navigating Progress: Insights from ISCC’s 8th Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Circular Economy and Bioeconomy

The 8th ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Circular Economy and Bioeconomy, held on 28-29 November, was a virtual meeting with more than 230 participants from all over the world. The meeting covered several key topics, starting with updates and developments in ISCC PLUS and highlighting the latest progress in this area. 

ISCC in North America: Triple Event Representation and Impactful Content

The recently concluded hybrid event was well attended, boasting a turnout of over 110 online participants and an additional 70 attendees onsite in the vibrant city of New Orleans, LA

Update on ISCC’s Activities To Strengthen the ISCC System

As previously highlighted in our ISCC Newsletter, we maintain an ongoing commitment to enhancing the credibility of our certification system. With specific reference to the recent topics we’ve introduced, including the ISCC HUB and ISCC Transaction Database with Union Database (UDB) integration, and the ISCC Mobile App, we’re excited to share further updates, as outlined below. 

Highlighting the EUDR at our 13th ISCC Regional Stakeholder Meeting in Jakarta, Southeast Asia

On 25 October 2023, the 13th ISCC Regional Stakeholder Meeting – Southeast Asia took place as a hybrid event in Jakarta, with 133 attendees onsite and more than 210 attendees joining remotely.

Evolution of NUTS 02 Values

NUTS 02 values are the commonly used term for typical greenhouse gas emissions from the cultivation of agricultural raw materials provided by EU Member States[2]. Third countries may also provide such values. NUTS2 values[3] can be applied by agricultural producers and forwarded in the biofuel supply chain.

“Make it available, make it scalable, make it fly!” – 3rd ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting – Sustainable Aviation Fuels

The third ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting on Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) soared to new heights on the 19th of September, bringing together 340 participants online from all over the world and 15 distinguished speakers on-site in Cologne.

Latin American Sustainability Update: Insights and Key Takeaways from the 15th Regional Stakeholder Meeting 

On 30 August we held our 15th Regional Stakeholder Meeting – Latin America, in a hybrid format with 47 people onsite in Bogotá, Colombia and more than 120 online participants from all over the world.

Preparing the Ground for A Shared Vision: Two Days of Teamwork, Values, and Fun in Lindlar, Germany

Our company’s two-day team event in Lindlar, in the picturesque Oberbergischer Kreis region, was nothing short of an unforgettable experience.

Press Release 27 July 2023

Since February, ISCC has been made aware of potentially fraudulent behaviour regarding unusual trade volumes in the field of biodiesel made from waste and residues coming from China.

ISCC PLUS Partners with Amazon on Climate Pledge Friendly Program

We’re thrilled to share the news that the ISCC PLUS certification scheme has become part of the Climate Pledge Friendly program on Amazon for the US marketplace!

Improved Communication and Information Exchange Between Voluntary Schemes in Case of Certification-related Issues

In response to the European biodiesel market being flooded with vast quantities of Chinese biodiesel with partially doubtful declarations of origin and …

Recap of the ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting – Circular Economy and Bioeconomy

On 6 June we held our 7th ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting – Circular Economy and Bioeconomy, with more than 450 participants joining from around the world – again a new record high! We thank you all for your …

ISCC Helping System Users Navigate New EUDR 

The recent adoption of the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) by the European Parliament sets mandatory due diligence requirements for the placing of soy, beef, palm oil, wood, cacao, and coffee on the EU market by ensuring they are deforestation-free and produced …

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) About the ISCC System Updates Content of 18 and 28 April 2023

Some questions were raised about specific requirements on the content of the ISCC System Update on 18 April and the ISCC System Update on 28 April 2023. You can find the requirements, questions and answers below …

Update on Suspected Cases of Mislabelling of Biodiesel

In our newsletter from 20 April 2023 and the System Update from 28 April 2023, we informed stakeholders about the actions taken by ISCC to reduce the risk of potential fraud in waste- and residue-based supply chains and identify non-compliant System Users.

ISCC Response to Recent Suspected Cases of Mislabelling of Advanced Biodiesel

In recent weeks, ISCC has received communications from stakeholders expressing concerns about a surge of advanced biodiesel imported from China and produced from …

Recap of the 13th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference

On 15 February we held our 13th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference. While nearly 200 participants joined us in Brussels, we …

Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting “Sustainable Marine Fuels”

During our kickoff meeting in May 2022 participants expressed their clear interest for ISCC to establish a dedicated Technical …

Event Recap: ISCC Event “Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin”

On 1 December 2022 ISCC held its first event on “Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin (RFNBOs)”. Around 360 participants …

Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting “Circular Economy and Bioeconomy”

On 17 November 2022 we held our 6th ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting “Circular Economy and Bioeconomy.” The meeting was …

ISCC PLUS Certification for the Circular Economy and Bioeconomy

It seems impossible to imagine everyday life without plastic, and for good reason: it is a versatile, pure, and lightweight material …

Event Recap: ISCC Regional Stakeholder Meeting North America

On 9 November 2022, we held our 11th ISCC Regional Stakeholder Meeting North America. It was our second hybrid meeting with …

Event Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Committee Meeting Sustainable Aviation Fuels

On 27 October 2022, we held our 2nd ISCC Technical Stakeholder Committee Meeting Sustainable Aviation Fuels with around …

Event Recap: ISCC Regional Stakeholder Meeting Southeast Asia

On 18 October 2022, we held the 12th ISCC Regional Stakeholder Meeting Southeast Asia. It was our first hybrid meeting with …

ISCC PLUS System Document in Public Consultation

ISCC has been developed through an open multi-stakeholder process and is governed by the ISCC Association. ISCC stakeholders can engage in different ways, either by …

Event Recap: “Opportunities of Sustainability Certification in Japan”

On 12 October 2022, we held the first ISCC Event “Opportunities of Sustainability Certification in Japan” with more than 280 …

Introduction of the ARIA Platform

Palm oil is one of the most in-demand vegetable oils with a wide range of use cases from cosmetics and processed foods to biofuel. With the growth of the world population, so does the …

ISCC Digitalisation Processes

ISCC’s service provider platform for the Union Database is designed to be a lean and efficient interface with a focus on enabling users to upload the required information …

Third-party sustainability certification of bio and circular chemicals as another part of the solution

The last years showed that changes on the micro level alone can already have an impact if a critical mass backs this up as latest …

Promoting Biodiversity Friendly Practices – Call for Pilot Project Partners

ISCC is a member of the Food for Biodiversity Association, which is an initiative aimed at promoting biodiversity throughout …

Food vs. Fuel Again – Can a ban of biofuels solve the hunger crisis?

The war in the Ukraine threatens to curb global grain supplies world-wide. Especially poor countries in the Global South …

ISCC EU Registration as System Administrator in Poland

We would like to share with you that ISCC EU has been registered again as a system administrator in Poland since May 31st 2022.

Addressing the growing demand for certified food-grade recycled plastic packaging

The common goal to address the global issue of plastic pollution has led to a series of policies, regulations, legislation, and …

Official recognition for ISCC EU under RED II published

ISCC is pleased to announce that on the 12th of April, the European Commission (EC) has published the legal text of …

Going global with circular packaging

It took drive, dedication and a knack for innovative solutions to customer challenges for Berry Global to grow from a small injection moulding North American firm to an international …

Enthusiastic about waste plastic

Waste plastic is a complex and often dirty mix of different materials, with little value in today’s market. And that is why most of it ends up being incinerated, sent to landfill, or …

Update Market Information for ISCC Certified System Users

ISCC is continuing its efforts in ensuring that, as stated on the European Commission website, the recognition of the first …

Common Statement from Voluntary Schemes

We, the undersigned Voluntary Schemes would like to clarify the following: Recognition under RED II: In a letter dated 10th July 2021, the European Commission has informed Member States …

ISCC EU – Market information

According to the European Commission (EC) there is currently no voluntary scheme officially recognised under the RED I (DIRECTIVE 2009/28/EC).* This means that all former …

Recap: ISCC Technical Stakeholder Meeting 

Sustainability certification of recycled and bio-based materials is now the expectation rather than the exception. This was the clear message from the recent Stakeholder Meeting on the Circular …

ISCC Outlook on 2021 in Biofuels International

Dr Jan Henke, Director ISCC, writes about the most important ISCC activities in 2021 and industry-specific developments that will define the upcoming year.

First ISCC PLUS certificate for renewable caustic soda

Vynova has started the commercialisation of ISCC PLUS certified renewable caustic soda which is manufactured using …

Response to the Greenpeace international publication “Certifying Destruction”

Deforestation, the loss of biodiversity, and the overwhelming climate crisis are problems that we cannot ignore – and that …

Unzipping Polyester for a Cleaner Future

Plastics play an important role in the cosmetics industry. For decades cosmetics brands have turned to materials like Eastman’s copolyesters for their durability, safety, and ability to meet almost any design challenge.

ISCC supports the conservation organisation in Freising in restoring the biodiversity in Bavaria’s wetlands

Bavaria’s largest low-lying wetlands “Freisinger Moos” are suffering: the fragile habitat is threatened by invasive species that replace rare forest and shade plants, dry up the wetlands and whose increasing growth leads to a sharp decline in biodiversity.

Sustainable bio-attributed PVC is a winner

PVC is long lasting and readily recyclable, which are words that are not normally associated with plastics. But PVC is much more durable than other common plastics, retaining its qualities for decades.

ISCC PLUS certified packaging for the products we love

We are increasingly demanding that our favourite products be wrapped in packaging which contributes to a better environment.

Responding to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)

ISCC will continue monitoring the COVID-19 situation and make sure to respond to new developments as quickly as possible. Please know that we have taken precautionary measures to be able to work in case of a German-wide lock-down.

ISCC Outlook on 2020 in Biofuels International

Dr Jan Henke, Director ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, writes about the most important ISCC activities in 2020 and industry-specific developments that will define the upcoming year.

Decarbonising the aviation sector

The certification of sustainable aviation fuels is important to helping the aviation industry reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

The world’s first rum with the ISCC logo

Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala and ISCC are pleased to announce the world’s first ISCC certified rum to display the ISCC logo

How certification meets the interests of consumers and producers

CORSIA Sustainable Aviation Fuels Certification with ISCC

One of the greatest challenges of our time is the fight against climate change. The urgent need to lower greenhouse gas emissions has also been recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the aviation industry. ICAO Member States have set ambitious targets to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from air transportation, including carbon-neutral growth from 2020 and beyond.

Wasch- und Reinigungsmittel pflanzenbasiert und nachhaltig einkaufen

Bestimmte Chemikalien in Wasch- und Reinigungsmitteln (WRM) können unsere Umwelt schädigen. Ebenso können etwaige darin enthaltene Lösungsmittel negative Auswirkungen auf die Gesundheit haben.

ISCC officially supports the German conservation organisation “Nationale Naturlandschaften”

ISCC is pleased to announce its official support of the German Conservation Organisation “Nationale Naturlandschaften” in its project to increase biodiversity within the UNESCO biosphere reserve Thuringia Forest in Eastern Germany.

Boosting biodiversity with every biscuit

Breads, mini-cakes and biscuits by Mulino Bianco, part of the Barilla Group, are chosen by consumers for their quality, goodness and taste. Soon they will all come with the ISCC PLUS stamp of sustainability, as part of the company’s commitment to responsible agriculture.

Enabling a circular economy for chemicals with the mass balance approach

The foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network provides a pre-competitive space for businesses and stakeholders to learn, share knowledge, and build new collaborative approaches.

Sustainable Soy Production: Benchmark rated ISCC as best standard to protect forests, wetlands and biodiversity

Commissioned by IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL), consultants from Profundo published a benchmark for voluntary soy certification systems that are compliant with the FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines.

ISCC presents its outlook on 2019 in leading magazine Biofuels International

Dr Jan Henke, Director ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, writes about the RED II, new market and stakeholder requirements and the role of certification systems in an ever-changing world.

Cracking the problem of waste plastics

Plastic has become essential for both packaging and durable goods since it was launched onto the market over sixty years ago.

100% commitment to sustainable biopolymers

Biopolymers are increasingly being used to package consumer products instead of using fossil resources.

ISCC is recognised as sustainability initiative in the 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge

The non-profit organisation Textile Exchange, currently acting as the secretariat for the 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge, has recognised ISCC as one of the preferred initiatives for sustainable cotton.

Press release from NatureWorks: 100% ISCC Certified Sustainable Feedstock by 2020

NatureWorks has announced that 100% of their feedstock for biopolymers and performance chemicals will be ISCC PLUS certified by 2020.

Press release from SABIC: First production of ISCC certified circular polymers

SABIC has announced the first production of ISCC certified circular polymers using pyrolysis oil based on recycled mixed plastic waste.

Press release from SABIC: Launch of ISCC certified circular polymers from mixed plastic waste

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced together with its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group, the launch of ISCC certified circular polymers

How to deal with indirect land use change?

Bioenergy – and biofuels in particular – are intended to contribute to the transition towards renewable energy sources and to the mitigation of climate change through a reduction of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs).

Sustainability tastes sweet in Hungary

Hungary has a highly favourable climate for corn production and Hungrana Ltd, a major player in the food industry for over one hundred years, uses local corn for its range of food, feed and fuel products.

EU-Palmöl-Bann: Verbot ohne Nutzen

Der Palmöl-Bann der EU wäre fast nach hinten losgegangen. Am Ende hätten nachhaltige Produzenten ihren Absatzmarkt verloren – und die Klimasünder den Rohstoff einfach in andere Regionen der Welt verkauft. Eine Zertifizierungspflicht ist wirksamer.

Sustainability is in fashion for Greek cotton

Cotton producers can apply their product in different markets. Besides the part of the production that is used for fibre going into the textile market, cotton by-products also find use for biofuels as well as in the food or feed market.

Shanghai update: Chinese waste boom spurs trade and traceability investments

European fuel and feedstock originators have been busy negotiating with Chinese waste suppliers at an ISCC technical meeting in Shanghai this week.

Responsible rum is to everyone’s taste

Botran assures consumers that their choice is a responsible one, showing its commitment to be long-term guardians of the environment by selecting ISCC PLUS to prove the credentials of its aged rum.

Winners and losers from the proposed ban on palm oil 

It is clear that clearing rainforests for the production of biofuels contributes neither to mitigating climate change nor  sustainable development in these countries, when one considers ecologic or social sustainability.

Sustainable soy production: ISCC in line with the political goals of the Amsterdam declaration

With the Amsterdam Declaration in 2015, the German government together with other European countries declared their willingness to support the private sector’s goal to eliminate deforestation from agricultural supply chains by 2020.

ISCC e.V. welcomes 100th member

ISCC is delighted to announce that EUROPARC Deutschland e.V. has joined the ISCC Association (ISCC e.V.) in May, and with that has become the 100th active ISCC e.V. member.

Scientifically Verified: Belt Filter Press Leads to 50% GHG Emission Reduction in Palm Oil Mills

In 2015, ISCC and the oil refining company Neste initiated a joint environmental study project in palm oil mills.

Japanese Government recognises ISCC

The Japanese government has recognised ISCC certification to verify compliance with the sustainability requirements for biofuels.

Deforestation-free and sustainable supply chains for vegetable fats and proteins for aquaculture feed

Aquaculture plays a prominent role for the satisfaction of current and future human dietary needs.

Biogas Gets Motoring

Biogas and products derived from it are increasingly important for a low carbon economy. It is a well-established source for electricity and heat.

ISCC has become Partner of TFA 2020

ISCC has become a partner of the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020.

Winners and losers from the proposed ban on palm oil

In January the European Parliament (EP) voted to ban palm oil for the production of biofuels in the European Union (EU) by 2020.

Interview Biofuels International with Dr. Jan Henke from ISCC: Palm oil and fatbergs

Biofuels International speaks with director of ISCC System Dr. Jan Henke about the process of biofuel sustainability certification

Jakarta Post – Dr. Haskarlianus Pasang’s opinion on the European Commission’s proposal to exclude palm oil from renewable energy

The European Commission’s proposal to ban palm oil for renewable energy and a point of view from Dr. Haskarlianus Pasang, Head of Sustainability Policy and Compliance, Golden Agri Resources.

Entering into a new paradigm

According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy is “one that is restorative and regenerative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles.”

Press Release: World First ISCC Independent Smallholder Certificate

ISCC is delighted to announce that the Cooperative Makarti from Jambi, Indonesia has received the very first ISCC certificate for independent smallholders.

Wie weisen landwirtschaftliche Produkte eine nachhaltige Rohstoffquelle nach?

Für Holzprodukte gibt es anerkannte Gütezeichen, die die nachhaltige Waldbewirtschaftung belegen.

Minambiente apuesta por la sostenibilidad en la producción de biocombustibles

El Gobierno Nacional, a través del Ministerio de Ambiente, continúa avanzando en su gestión para garantizar la sostenibilidad ambiental de la cadena productiva de biocombustibles sustentables de bajo carbono, en cumplimiento del Conpes 3510 de 2008, política asociada con indicadores de sostenibilidad, económica social y medioambiente. Esta y otras acciones fueron destacadas por el embajador de Alemania en Colombia.

Recap: 8th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference

The 8th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference took place in Brussels on 20 February. With 250 participants a new record attendance was set. The expert speakers invited presented …

Addressing the sustainability of sugarcane

Sugarcane is one of the major feedstocks used in the production of ethanol, accounting for 80% of the sugar produced worldwide.

Chewing the Monster Fatberg – ISCC Article

We don’t stop to think about what happens to the leftover cooking fat we tip down our kitchen sinks. But when it gets into the sewerage system it can create enormous blockages called ‘fatbergs’.

UCO: “Smart waste tanks are no small fry”

FatHopes Energy, based in Selangor, Malaysia is changing the recycling of biowastes throughout the region.

Socially and environmentally sustainable sugar cane in Guatemala

Sugar cane is cultivated extensively throughout Central and South America. Originally it was native to Southeast Asia and some say it first made its way to the New World with Christopher Columbus in the 15th century.

SIG Combibloc branches out with ISCC PLUS

A new food and beverage package from SIG has a clear link to plant-based renewable materials. ISCC PLUS is a sustainability certification scheme for all bio-based applications including chemicals, food, animal feed and energy.

Banking on Deforestation-free Palm oil

As feedstock for the new £5 plastic notes, the Bank of England is considering palm oil.

She Sells Shea – ISCC Article on Shea

Shea butter is traditionally used in cooking, soaps and cosmetics. For centuries women in Africa, in a belt stretching from Sudan to Senegal, have collected and processed the fallen shea nuts.

Sustainable Certification for the Ethanol Proc

For most industries – ethanol production included – the practice of sustainability is a grey-area topic

Post event report on the ISCC and PRIMA Conference in San Francisco

ISCC and PRIMA have discussed the demand for sustainable low carbon transport fuel solutions and the audits needed to demonstrate their sustainability credentials.

APS (Audit Procedure System) second release

ISCC has released the second version of the ISCC Audit Procedure System – APS.

Implementation of the Public Summary Audit Report

ISCC is continuously engaged in improving the certification system. This also includes the enhancement of the transparency of ISCC.

Chasing certifications

Setting legal sustainability requirements for biofuels and bioliquids has been a pioneering undertaking by European Parliament and Council.

Entering into a new paradigm

According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the circular economy is “one that is restorative and regenerative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles.”

Biofuels post 2020 – latest views from the coalface

The annual ISCC meeting in Brussels is turning into a go-to event for players in the bioeconomy.

ISCC PLUS Certified Sugar Enters the Food Market – An Example from Latin America

Ingenio Sucroalcoholero Aguaí, the sixth and newest sugar mill in Bolivia, has implemented sustainability throughout their whole supply chains for sugar.

ISCC releases APS (Audit Procedure System)

ISCC Registration as System Administrator in Poland

ISCC supports AgoraNatura – the online marketplace to trade ecosystem services

ISCC is always looking for innovative solutions to promote sustainable business actions of farmers and producers as well as innovative ways of rewarding sustainable economic activities.

Re-recognition of sustainability certification schemes

ISCC’s conclusions from five years of operations as sustainability certification system, core changes and outlook.

ISCC certified sunflower oil

ISCC in line with OECD/FAO guidance for responsible agricultural supply chains

The OECD and FAO jointly published a “Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains”. This guidance includes standards that companies should fulfil to set up responsible agricultural production and value chains.

Press release from Enerkem on the world’s first ISCC certification of their plant in Edmonton (Canada) to convert municipal solid waste into biomethanol

Enerkem announced that its biorefinery in Edmonton (Canada) became the first ISCC certified plant in the world to convert municipal solid waste into biomethanol.

ADM Plant in Straubing earns ISCC Non-GMO Certification for Feed

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM)’s oilseeds plant in Straubing, Germany, can now supply customers with ISCC sustainable and non-GMO certified soymeal and oil.

European Court of Auditors confirms ISCC’s approach of sustainability certification

On 21 July 2016 the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has published a report on “The EU System for the Certification …

ISCC EU re-recognized by the European Commission

On 09 August, the European Commission adopted the decision to re-recognize ISCC EU. The decision by the Commission was …

Re-recognition of ISCC EU by the European Commission

ISCC has received the confirmation from the Commission, that the decision to re-recognize ISCC EU has been adopted today …

Deforestation-free and traceable supply chains for the production of sustainable surfactants

ISCC PLUS and the advantages of its adoption in the cosmetics and detergents sector are presented in the article …

World debut for the first sustainably certified natural fibre

European hemp fibre for automotive applications and insulation material receives ISCC PLUS certificate. Natural fibres show …

ISCC PLUS Logo on Arla Milk Cartons

ISCC is pleased that 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. For this …

ISCC – Leading certification system for sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions

Article in the anthology „Zertifizierung als Erfolgsfaktor – Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften mit Vertrauen und Kompetenz“

ISCC PLUS and ISCC with SAI FSA Gold Add-on fulfill SAI Platform’s FSA 2.0 Silver and Gold Performance Levels– Opportunities in the Food Market

Findings on EBB Allegations regarding Low Priced Biodiesel Exports from the Polish Market

Please find below the findings of ISCC’s investigations and Integrity Audits which were initiated due to the press release …

UPM Biofuels gains ISCC PLUS certification for bio-based applications

UPM Biofuels has extended sustainability certification to cover all of its output streams from the Lappeenranta Biorefinery in …

ISCC fulfills SAI Silver and SAI Gold – Opportunities for ISCC System Users in the Global Food Market

ISCC certified companies now have the opportunity to fulfill next to the SAI Silver level also the SAI Gold level. The compliance of …

Eco-Business Article – How Companies can implement and monitor their No-Deforestation Commitments

More and more consumer goods companies, retailers and …

Sustainability as a Success Factor for Palm Oil Producers Supplying the European Vegetable Oil Markets

ISCC certification and its strategic role for supporting …

EU Bioenergy Article on GRAS: A Tool to guarantee sustainable Bioenergy

GRAS – Global Risk Assessment Services – is an easy to use online tool to guarantee that biomass is being produced sustainably. …

BBC News Press Release: ‘Dodgy diesel’ threatens EU green fuel market

All diesel sold in the EU needs to contain a percentage of fuel made form crops such as rapeseed. But there are allegations …

ISCC Press Release on Reports of the EBB on Polish low-priced Biodiesel Export to EU Member States

On 3 March 2016 the European Biodiesel Board (EBB) published a press release on Polish low-priced biodiesel exports that …

PROCESS worldwide: How Beverage Cartons Become more Sustainable with Sabic’s Renewable Polyethylene

More and more consumers know about their CO2-Footprint …

ISCC Selects American National Standards Institute as Accreditation Body

ISCC and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have signed an agreement to cooperate in an independent …

Recap: 4th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference

The 4th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference took place in Brussels on 5th February 2014. Almost 200 participants from a broad range of companies and civil society organisations …