Politiques sur la biotechnologie

Discussion Panel on the Development of Strategies for Measuring and Reporting Sustainability of Bio-based Energy and Products

 

Summary report

 

Agenda

29 June 2010
Venue: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Washington DC

Panel Chair: Mr Marvin Duncan, USDA

 

Presenters:

Ms Maria Wellisch (Natural Resources Canada) - Main Findings of Montreal Workshop 
Ms Rina Singh (US BIO) - The U.S. Industry Perspective on Assessing Sustainability of Bio-based Products

Camille Burel (EuropaBIO) – European Approaches for Assessing Sustainability of Bio-based Products  
Marvin Duncan (USDA) – Emerging Principles for Assessing Sustainability of Bio-based Products

 

Panel Discussion


The main objectives of the panel were:

  • To launch the report from Montreal Workshop entitled “Towards the Development of OECD Best Practices for Assessing the Sustainability of Bio-based Products” and to communicate its main conclusions
  • To overview national and regional policy priorities for measuring and reporting sustainability of bio-based products
  • To overview industry view and priorities for measuring and reporting sustainability of bio-base products
  • To gather practitioners’ view on the emerging principles for assessing the sustainability of bio-based products


For further information please contact: Alexandre.Bartsev@oecd.org

 

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