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RTRS announces the first 2019 RTRS Awards

RTRS announces the first 2019 RTRS Awards celebrating outstanding contributions to sustainable soy practices The Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS)- will recognise some of the leading contributions to sustainable soy practices with the inaugural 2019 RTRS Awards. Hosted ...


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New organizations join RTRS in 2019

SLIGRO FOOD GROUP B.V., JERÓNIMO MARTINS SGPS S.A. AND AGRAVIS RAIFFEISEN AG NEW ORGANIZATIONS JOIN RTRS IN 2019 In the first quarter of 2019, three new European organizations joined the Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) to ratify their commitment to sustainability in their ...


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RTRS commits to applying for ISEAL membership

As a demonstration of credibility and transparency As a multistakeholder platform for developing and promoting definitions for responsible soy production, processing, trading and consumption with criteria that addresses economic, social and environmental issues embodied in RTRS Standards through its Principles, ...



RTRS Board meets in Piauí, Brazil, to discuss guidelines and the future of the Association

In February, Fazenda Progresso – located in the city of Sebastião Leal (in the state of Piauí), Brazil, about 400 km from the capital Teresina (Piauí) – welcomed the Board of the Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) to hold ...


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New buyers purchase 250 thousand tons of RTRS soy in 2018

The Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) works continuously to ensure that the soy production chain follows environmentally sound, economically viable and socially fair practices. This effort has been recognized by companies wishing to promote and encourage sustainable soy ...



First sale of RTRS non-GMO credits completed

RTRS’ non-GMO producers received support from the Scandinavian market. December 2018 saw the first sale of RTRS non-GMO credits to the Scandinavian market. RTRS non-GMO credits are the result of a new certification model, launched in 2018, which enables buyers ...



RTRS annual summary 2018

A 28% growth in sales in 2018 was registered compared to the total for 2017. Contributing to this figure, were more than 316,000 tons of RTRS certified soy sold physical flow, an 278% increase on 2017, in addition to 25 ...


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Bayer and RTRS encourage sustainable production in Argentina

The first phase of the “Certification Training for Red Dorados” (Network of exclusive dealers) initiative came to a successful close. It consisted in six meetings which reached more than 80 Argentine farmers from Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Córdoba and Tucumán, ...


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RTRS participated in a panel at COP 24

The Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS), alongside the PCI strategy and the Working Group on Sustainable Livestock (GTPS, Grupo de Trabalho da Pecuária Sustentável) and with support from the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), coordinated a panel ...


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Tighter soy certification programmes create opportunities to end with ‘legal’ deforestation

RTRS standard meets the deforestation-free goals of the Amsterdam Declarations. The large-scale and recently increasing ‘legal’ deforestation in South America is being challenged by The Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) through its scheme of soy certification; a system ...