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the Round Table on Responsible Soy is a multinational initiative established in 2006 to promote sustainable production, trade, and use of soybeans through global development, implementation, and verification.
Our members include key representatives of the soy value chain and members of civil society all around the globe. According to the round – table philosophy, participants from different areas and interests have equal rights and cooperate with the common purpose, thus ensuring that dialogue and decision-making reach a consensus.
Thanks to this motivation, we have created RTRS standards for the responsible soy production that apply in a global scale to ensure the fairness in terms of society, economic feasibility, and environment for soy production.
RTRS particularly aims to
Version 1.0 of the RTRS standard in responsible soy production was a result of a field test phase as well as three rounds of pre-audit on the previous draft on principles, criteria and verification mechanisms. The last version was approved by RTRS.
5 main principles of RTRS
RTRS has 21 criteria, including related index. There are five main principles:
The content of RTRS standard
RTRS standard – the Round Table on Responsible Soy includes:
the Round Table on Responsible Soy reflects the expectations of stakeholders and your customers.
Benefits of RTRS for stakeholders