What is the Sustainable Biomass Partnership?

The Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) is a unique certification scheme 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 solid biomass supply chain that contributes to a low carbon economy. SBP has developed a certification framework to provide assurance that woody biomass is sourced from legal and sustainable sources.

Read more about our SBP Framework >



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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

01 December 16

SBP Welcomes Consultation on the Introduction of an FSC Carbon Footprint Procedure

The Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) welcomes the FSC’s consultation on the possible introduction of a voluntary FSC Carbon Footprint Procedure. } read on