What is the Sustainable Biomass Program?

The Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) is a unique certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and wood chips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production.

SBP's vision is an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable woody biomass supply chain that contributes to a low carbon economy. SBP has developed a certification system to provide assurance that woody biomass is sourced from legal and sustainable sources.

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Latest News

07 February 17

Statement on SBP Approval Status of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

The Certification Body, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), became an ‘SBP-approved’ Certification Body in May 2016. } read on

11 January 17

Statement on SBP Approval Status of NEPCon OÜ

The Certification Body, NEPCon OÜ, became an ‘SBP-approved’ Certification Body in September 2015. It is an SBP requirement that a reduction in scope or suspension of a relevant accreditation, such as for FSC® or PEFC, by an accreditation body leads to the corresponding suspension of an SBP approval. } read on