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October 15, 2020
Ecostrat is proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for Scaling Up 2020: Canada’s 5th annual industrial bioeconomy business conference. Below, Jordan Solomon chairs a panel discussion on “Bioeconomy Development Zones: Driving Bio-Based Investmen...
October 6, 2020
“Moving away from the traditional fossil fuel paradigm that powers global transportation is a slow and incremental process. Achieving this transition over the next decade requires the coordination of many things. Consistent technology developme...
September 29, 2020
BIOMASS RISK STANDARDS OPEN DOOR TO CANADIAN BIO-ECONOMY INVESTMENT   Canada may soon see a boost in bio-economy projects with the release of a new collection of biomass investment standards. The standards are set to clear the way for investor conf...
July 7, 2020
“There are an estimated 120 million tonnes of waste and residue biomass in Canada right now — waste that could form the cornerstone of a green COVID-19 recovery effort that fights climate change by building the sustainable economy we need. So...
June 18, 2020
Ecostrat’s participation in the SynBioBeta’s Built with Biology – Bioeconomy Summit was a resounding success. The virtual conference brought together prominent bioeconomy innovators, engineers, investors and thought leaders to discuss eco...
June 1, 2020
“The push to expand renewable energy development globally is undeniable, but without supporting mechanisms to de-risk investment and accelerate capital flow to new projects, renewable energy potential will never be fully actualized. This is whe...
May 22, 2020
Ecostrat’s participation in the 10th edition of the DigestConnect webinar was a resounding success. Over 1,200 of you attended, making it the largest DigestConnect webinar to date, and showing how much interest there is in this topic. If you happen...
May 19, 2020
  Key Points The US has over a billion tons of biomass which can be used as a key lever to drive economic recovery. USDA estimates that 4 million jobs and nearly $660 billion of economic benefits would be created by using biomass to manufacture ...
March 16, 2020
 Jordan Solomon, President and CEO of Ecostrat, presents on the Biomass Supply Chain Risk Standards at the Scaling Up Conference held in Ottawa, Ontario in October of 2019. The video summarizes progress of the project, next steps and the importanc...
January 30, 2020
The Canadian Biomass Supply Chain Risk (BSCR) Standards are the result of more than 3 years of input from an Industry Stakeholder Group of over 150 leading bioeconomy financial institutions, capital providers, operators, developers, feedstock produce...
November 19, 2019
Jordan Solomon presents to the Technical Committee of The Biomass Research and Development Board about the BSCR Standards and Ratings, and their impact on the bioeconomy. The BR&D Board oversees the Interagency Bioeconomy Initiative, a coordinat...
October 10, 2019
Standards Council of Canada (SCC), a crown corporation and member body to ISO and IEC, funds accreditation of the BSCR Standards as a National Standard of Canada (NSC). Ecostrat engages Canadian Standards Association (CSA) for accreditation. ANSI acc...
August 3, 2019
Application of BSCR Standards to first test case of wood to electricity plant in Southeast US shows positive results: over 41% of Risk Factors and 34% of Risk Indicators in the Standards were not addressed by previous reports. Overall project risk as...
July 16, 2019
Biomass Supply Chain Risk Ratings Review Committee formed of 40 leaders from capital markets including: Citibank, Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, Scotiabank, RaboBank, Manulife, Munich Re, Shell, Total and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Total value of...
May 14, 2019
Canada’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy, released today by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, reflects the views of more than 400 industry representatives from across the country. The strategy recommends action on four key priority areas identifi...