Universal Green Commodities (UGC) is a member of the National Biodiesel Board. The National Biodiesel Board is the national trade association representing America’s first Advanced Biofuel. The group works to create sustainable biodiesel industry growth through education, communication, governmental affairs, and technical and quality assurance programs. Serving as the coordinating body for research and development in the US the National Biodiesel Board is comprised of state, national, and international feedstock and feedstock processor organizations, biodiesel suppliers, fuel marketers and distributors, and technology providers.
Universal Green Commodities (UGC) is a member of the American Fats & Oils Association (AFOA) and trades consistent with its rules and regulations. The AFOA is a non-profit organization. Their purpose is to foster trade and commerce within the United States and throughout the world for animal, fish, vegetable fats, oils & proteins. This affiliation gives you piece of mind that you are dealing with a reputable company operating under the guidelines of industry standards that are applicable across the country.
Universal Green Commodities is a proud member of the National Renderers Association. The NRA is an alliance that speaks with a collective voice that represents the best interests of its members in public, government and regulatory affairs, and provides services, programs and technical support to the North American rendering industry: both in the national and international markets.
The National Renderers Association (NRA), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, was formed in 1933 as the professional organization of the rendering industry.
The NRA represents their members’ interests to regulatory and other governmental agencies, promote the greater use of animal by-products and foster the opening and expansion of trade between foreign buyers and North American exporters.
ISCC is a globally leading certification system. ISCC offers solutions to address sustainability requirements for all feedstocks and markets for the implementation of environmentally, socially and economically sustainable production and use of all kinds of biomass in global supply chains. All relevant elements of the supply chain must obtain a certificate in order to handle sustainable materials. For final products processed from agricultural feedstocks or crop residues the first two relevant elements of the supply chain are the farm or plantation and the first gathering point, also known as country elevator. For final products derived from alternative raw materials, such as wastes or residues the first two relevant elements of the supply chain are the point of origin and the collecting point.