What is the Sustainable Biomass Program?
The Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) is a certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and woodchips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production.
SBP has developed a certification system to provide assurance that woody biomass is sourced from legal and sustainable sources.
SBP Response to NGO Briefing Paper, ‘Sustainable Biomass Program: Certifying paperwork without looking at the forest’
March 2, 2023
The recently published NGO briefing paper, ‘Sustainable Biomass Program: Certifying paperwork without looking at the forest’, alleges that the Dutch authorities’ decision to deem all SBP-certified wood pellets as meeting national sustainability and greenhouse gas standards is unjustified. SBP welcomes constructive criticism of its certification scheme, which is used to […]