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HIF Global

  • Supply chain mapping and system boundaries definition for a power-to gasoline plant (From electrolyser to final fuel)
  • Analysis of draft Delegated Act requirements for Renewable Fuels of Non-Biological Origin and development of a RFNBO GHG calculation
  • Support for pilot plant certification

Food Security Standard (FSS)

  • Funded by German Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL) via the agency “Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe” (FNR)
  • Increase the awareness and engage private and public sectors as well as civil society on Food Secure Supply Chains
  • Support the adoption of FSS by sustainability certification schemes
  • Record and improve the impact of the FSS
  • FSS is actively managed and implemented by the Welthungerhilfe and the MCS.
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BIORECER – Biological Resources Certification Schemes

  • Developing a multidimensional assessment framework for biological feedstocks and associated supply chains
  • Complementing current certification schemes by creating additional criteria on biological resources‘ sustainability, origin, and traceability at EU and global scale
  • Ensuring alignment with upcoming mandatory due diligence regulations and EU Taxonomy
  • Project funded by European Union under Horizon Europe Framework Programme
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  • Development and implementation of international certification system for peat substitutes
  • Development of a certification concept, pilot testing and transition of certification system to regular operation
  • Project duration period of 48 months under involvement of relevant stakeholders

4G Systems

  • GHG Emission Analysis

  • Development of carbon-neutral product strategy

  • Support in offsetting GHG Emissions

  • Supply of high-quality carbon credits from certified REDD+ project


  • GHG calculation for green coffee supply chain in Rwanda
  • In-depth cradle-to-gate analysis from farmers to ports of export
  • Sample approach to cover about 24.000 farmers
  • Recommendations for improvement measures to reduce carbon footprint of green coffee production

Michelin, SIPH & Socfin

  • GHG calculation for natural rubber supply chain in Ghana
  • In-depth cradle-to-gate analysis from nursery to port of export incl. LUC
  • Ghana field visit to inspect plantations, process units and review data
  • Recommendations for improvement measures to reduce carbon footprint of natural rubber production


  • Partnership among JDE, IDH, 4C Services & Simexco DakLak
  • GHG calculation for robusta coffee supply chain in Vietnam
  • In-dept analysis of carbon footprint from farm to port of export
  • Recommendations for improvement measures to reduce carbon footprint of green coffee bean production
  • Potential of scaling up of results
  • Preparation for 4C Climate Friendly Coffee certification


  • Project implemented within the German Mobility and Fuels Strategy
  • Project funded by the BMVI
  • MCS as subcontractor
  • Analysis of sustainability documentation for renewable aviation fuels
  • Expertise in traceability and transparency along entire supply chains


  • Analysis of production process of renewable aviation fuel
  • Development of a GHG calculator
  • Recommendations on potential GHG emission reduction options


  • Analysis of bio based supply chains
  • Analysis of mass balance approaches with respect to potential sustainability certification
  • Support in the preparation for certification of respective processing units


  • Analysis of potential certification of the use of circular and biobased feedstock with a mass balance approach
  • Preparation support for certification of processing units
  • Discussion of claims and communication options

ISCC, Neste, KLK and IDH

  • Project with ISCC, Neste and KLK and IDH
  • Measuring emissions from POME ponds and GHG savings by introduction of a belt filter press
  • Development of EU-RED compatible GHG calculation methodology


  • Target: Strengthening the MSPO Standards in line with globally accepted practices and requirements on sustainability
  • Criteria identification: Mapping of the MSPO and ISCC criteria as well as further sustainability requirements  
  • Gap-Analysis: Identification of equivalent criteria as well as gaps in both the schemes, and presenting a proposal to further strengthen the MSPO Principles, Criteria and Indicators for oil palm certification


  •  Project funded by the BMBF
  •  Meo is consortium partner
  •  Monitoring of the bioeconomy
  •  Data availability from certification
  •  Remote sensing of land use change



  • Analysis of certification possibilities and development of concepts for biobased supply chains
  • Development of potential claims
  • Preparation for certification
  • In-house training


4C Services

  • Analysis of 4C Certification System requirements and procedures
  • Critical assessment of existing traceability requirements of 4C Certification System
  • Proposal for 4C Certification System improvements


Advanced Plasma Power

  • Development of GHG calculator for substitute natural gas (SNG) production from municipal solid waste including carbon capture and replacement
  • Development of certification approach for waste supply chain
  • Set up of fuel measurement regime to determine biogenic ratio of SNG


Kiel Institute for the World Economy

  • Design and development of certification schemes for biofuels
  • Integration of bioenergy into climate political standardizing bodies
  • Development of tools for greenhouse gas balancing and land use change

Norwegian Environment Agency

  • Implementing a GHG emission reduction obligation
  • Analysis of experiences and recommendations


  • Analysis of international methane/ biomethane trading and supply chains 
  • Identification of options for traceability of biomethane in international gas grids and potential claims
  • Development of a certification concept and pilot audit


  • Data gathering and verification for GHG calculations
  • Development of a GHG calculator and GHG calculations


  • Development of GRAS – Global Risk Assessment Services
  • GRAS is an innovative webtool supporting objective sustainability risk assessments
  • GIS and remote sensing

Klasmann Deilmann

  • Support sustainability strategy
  • Company GHG balance
  • Carbon footprint for all products
  • Measurement of GHG emissions at various locations


  • Analysis of innovative renewable fuel production process
  • Development and implementation of certification concept and conduction of pilot audit
  • Development of GHG calculator 


  • Data gathering and verification for GHG calculations
  • Development of a GHG calculator and implementation of GHG calculations


  • Verification of GHG calculations in view of methodology, input data, and calculation used
  • Recommendations on transparency, documentation and auditability

Brökelmann + Co

  • Data gathering and verification for GHG calculations
  • GHG calculations and provision of calculations for certification audits


  • Supply chain analysis for waste and residues
  • Analysis of traceability options and development of certification possibilities
  • Calculation of GHG emissions for waste based biofuels


  • Analysis of raw material base in view of relevant raw material categories
  • Derivation of requirements for traceability and mass balance
  • GHG calculations and provision of calculations for certification audits


  • Development of GHG calculator for innovative renewable fuel production processes
  • Data gathering and verification
  • Identification of core impact factors on GHG emissions


  • GHG calculation for FAME from different types of feedstock 
  • Development of data gathering templates and compilation of GHG calculation
  • Scenario analysis and identification of improvement potentials

Bundesverband Bioenergie e.V.

  • Development of criteria and indicators for sustainable wood chip production
  • Identification of mappable sustainability criteria and risk indicators
  • Development and conduction of the module „Sustainability Management“ for the training course „Sustainable energy production from biomass“


  • Development of the track and trace database “Trace Your Claim” to trace sustainability claims and conduct hot spot analysis
  • Web-based solution


  • Analysis of certification possibilities and development of a certification concept for biobased supply chains
  • Development of potential claims
  • Preparing for the certification and pilot certification


  • Development of certification concept for wood based biofuels
  • Concept implementation


  • Development of the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification scheme in a multi-stakeholder process
  • Set up of the sustainability and traceability requirements, GHG calculation methodology and certification- and audit scheme


  • Market analysis of palm oil and palm kernel oil consumption in Germany 2013, 2015 and 2017
  • Analysis of non-certified and sustainability certified amounts in 2013, 2015, 2017 and development till 2020


  • Analysis of biomethane treatment within the framework of sustainability certification
  • Calculation of GHG emissions in agricultural production and development of a GHG calculator


  • Market analysis of the use of renewable raw materials in different sectors in Germany
  • Scenario analysis on the development until 2020


  • Implementation of biofuels policy in EU Member States
  • Effectiveness of Double Counting
  • Assessment of different policy instruments