Sustainable Development Solutions

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How can I increase sustainability and traceability throughout my production process and supply chain?

Create Holistic Sustainable Development in Your Production Processes

Implementing sustainable development solutions is becoming increasingly critical, yet bridging the gap between economic growth and sustainable development in production processes remains a challenge faced by both businesses and governments. By advocating for sustainable development and increasing the presence of sustainable products in supply chains, we can mitigate the utilization of fossil resources, prevent the further escalation of climate change and construct a more resilient society that is capable of both innovation and safeguarding our planet.

Meo Carbon Solutions is your dedicated partner in this journey, offering a comprehensive approach that enhances traceability of your sustainable materials and products and ensures regulatory compliance with certification requirements. We specialize in creating tailor-made projects based on our expertise in developing the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) scheme and other sustainability standards — offering the development and implementation of certification concepts and policy guidance on circular economy, bioeconomy and non-bio renewable economy topics. This includes concept development for new materials, pilot projects, implementation and management that align your production processes with sustainability goals, including RED compliance.

Discover how our Sustainable Development Solutions can offer you professional certification support for your supply chain.

Certification Solutions & Support

  • Realize tailor-made projects to support companies in certifying their every step of the value chain, from production processes to final products 
  • Support with the implementation of the different International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) schemes (including ISCC EU, ISCC PLUS and ISCC CORSIA)
  • Develop certification concepts and accompany pilot audits for innovative supply chains
  • Conduct feasibility studies to evaluate innovative supply chains and processes with regard to sustainability certification under the ISCC scheme
  • Execute customized ISCC trainings and workshops for individual supply chain setups (online or on-site)

Policy Advice & Consultation on Regulations

  • Provide guidance on how the existing Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and other legislation for the renewable energy sector is implemented in ISCC
  • Consult on certification requirements for various fuel types (bio, advanced bio, RFNBOs, SAFs, RCFs under EU law, RFTO and more) and other products in voluntary markets (bio, bio-circular, circular economy and more)
  • Establish verification approaches for supply chain sustainability & traceability
  • Advise on how companies can successfully convert from other certification schemes to ISCC

Certification System Development & Advancement

  • Manage and further advance the ISCC scheme
  • Initiate and manage the development of HORTICERT, a certification scheme for sustainable and climate-friendly peat substitutes
  • Deliver guidance on the implementation options of mass balancing
  • Evaluate regulations and create guidance for new raw materials and feedstocks

Check our latest projects: HORTICERT and ISCC.

Interdisciplinary Scientific Projects & Market Research

  • Engage in interdisciplinary scientific projects and studies to enhance sustainable practices
  • Test scientific hypotheses and results in established certification environments
  • Create and engage in stakeholder platforms for selected sustainability consortia to network and exchange ideas
  • Conduct customized secondary market research
  • Assess developments in global raw material markets and renewable fuels for aviation and road transport

Work Case 1

Certification of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) & Policy Advice on Traceability in SAF Supply Chains


MCS expertise involved in 4 steps:

  1. Identification of SAF supply chains and actors to be certified
  2. Analysis of respective regulatory & policy frameworks
  3. Documentation of sustainability requirements
  4. Development of options to verify compliance & traceability


The scientific research project DEMO-SPK was implemented as part of the German Mobility and Fuels Strategy by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). The overall objective of the project was to investigate and verify the behaviour of mixtures of several renewable jet fuels with conventional JET A-1 kerosene under realistic conditions of a major airport (Leipzig / Halle, Germany).

The project, as the first of its kind in this set-up, successfully demonstrated the use of renewable jet fuel in the general fuel supply infrastructure.

Step 1: Analysis & identification of SAF supply chains & actors to be certified

In the first phase of the project, MCS together with the project consortium defined the process- and supply chains for sustainable aviation fuels to be further analysed throughout the project:

  • Hydro-processed Esters and Fatty Acids
  • Hydro-processed Esters and Fatty Acids (HEFA)
  • Synthesized Iso-Paraffins (SIP)
  • Alcohol to Jet (AtJ)
  • Power to Liquid (PtL)

Please see below a figure of an exemplary multiblend supply chain.

Step 2: Analysis of respective regulatory & policy frameworks

The verification of compliance within SAF and Multi-Blend supply chains must be set into context with existing regulatory and policy frameworks. Due to the European focus of the research project, MCS contributed with its expertise in analysing relevant legislation (EU RED and EU-ETS), their relevance for supply chain verification and potential challenges. The project also included an outlook on the international context for aviation (CORSIA, national systems).

Step 3: Documentation of sustainability requirements

Based on the definition of the relevant SAF supply chains and the analysis of the legislative framework, MCS classified and aligned the framework conditions in order to develop and ensure sustainability documentation and certification along the entire value chain. These include social and ecological sustainability criteria, requirements for calculating GHG emissions, ensuring traceability and transparency of information and rules for monitoring compliance with the criteria (governance).

Step 4: Development of options to verify compliance & traceability

In an integrative process together with the project partners, MCS designed different options  for tracing sustainability information through SAF- and Mult-Blend supply chains and therefore ensuring the accountability of used SAF by the respective obligated parties.

Results of the project were published in the following formats:

Economic Result

Traceability options for sustainability information through SAF supply chains

Ecological Result

Establishing compliance with sustain- ability requirements for aviation fuels

Social Result

Supporting the up-scaling of the SAF market