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May 3, 2012 - World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day, dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market and will highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents and for all stakeholders.


May 3, 2012
By World Bioenergy 2012

May 3, 2012 – World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day, dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents and for all stakeholders.

Sustainable Bioenergy Day 2012 on the 31th of May is unique event arranged together with ISO 13065, Swedish energy agency and Swedish Standard Institute (SIS). It includes the first ever public dialog forum regarding the coming ISO 13065 standard – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy.

The purpose of the day is to open up a public dialog around how to achieve a sustainable market growth for modern bioenergy? On the podium are experts from all around the globe, from all continents, from industry, NGO bioenergy associations and from ISO, etc. The day includes the first ever public dialog forum regarding the coming ISO 13065 standard – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. Sustainable bioenergy day ends with a workshop on sustainability open to all participants of World Bioenergy 2012.

As ISO is half way in its project to form a standard, now is the time to influence decisions that can be crucial to the development of our business in coming years. Take a chance to voice your opinions and get involved in the important work forward to create a sustainable bioenergy development.
Amongst the confirmed speakers are: Kevin McKinley, Deputy Secretary General of ISO, Samantha Smith, Head of the WWF Global Climate and Energy Initiative, Kent Nyström, President of World Bioenergy Association, WBA, Aditya Handa, Abellon CleanEnergy, Sonia Medina, Africa Renewables, Harry Stokes, Project Gaia, Birger Kerckow, Co-Chair of ISO/PC 248, Judi Wakhungu, ACTS.

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Sustainability Bioenergy day is arranged by the Swedish Energy Agency with the support of ISO, SIS and Svebio.

About World Bioenergy 2012

Organized every second year this major global bioenergy get-together is based on the unique “Taking you from Know-How to Show-How” concept, combining tradeshow, conference sessions, field excursions and matchmaking into one comprehensive event. Welcome to our web page to read more about the different parts of the event. 2012 the World pellets Conference is arranged as a part of World Bioenergy.  Organisers: Elmia AB and the Swedish Bioenergy Association, Svebio. Venue: Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden. www.worldbioenergy.com


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