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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...