Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels

Sustainability principles & criteria

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The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) is a multi-stakeholder initiative run from EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, with the aim of establishing standard for sustainable biofuel production.

Jeff McNeely, IUCN Chief Scientist, is Head of the Working Group on Environment Impacts. The other working groups include: Greenhouse Gas lifecycle efficiency analysis, social impacts and implementation.

The subject-specific Working Groups are actively discussing these principles and the criteria for meeting them. Interested people are encouraged to get involved by signing up at

Draft Principles for Sustainable Biofuel Production

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