The production of renewable fuels is strictly regulated by EU legislation. The most significant from the production point of view is the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), which requires producers of renewable fuels to show that:
Biofuel legislation in the US also requires that raw materials can be traced back to where they were grown or produced. To comply with the criteria established for advanced fuels, a product must be capable of yielding a greenhouse gas emission reduction of at least 50%. Refineries producing renewable fuels must also be approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) before they can supply renewable fuel to the US market. All of Neste Oil's renewable fuel refineries are EPA-approved.
Read more about the traceability of Neste Oil's renewable raw materials.