News and Events

Sustainable bioenergy for climate and development goals

A cross-initiative coordination group on bioenergy convened by the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) has issued a joint statement underscoring the significance of sustainable bioenergy in addressing climate change and critical development challenges.

Turin Joint Statement on Sustainable Biofuels

We commend the Italian G7 and Brazilian G20 Presidencies for putting high priority on sustainable fuels, acknowledging initiatives such as the launch of the Global Biofuel Alliance in September 2023 by the Indian Presidency of the G20.

Biofuture Action Plan 2024 – Action 4

Joint Statements document positions of key stakeholder groups regarding role and value proposition for accelerating the development of a sustainable bioeconomy.

Biofuture Platform Action Plan 2024 – Action 1

Review and collect data from country or multi-country biomass assessments, to distribute them in a data-sharing portal that contains best available and citable data including the differences in definitions, assumptions, methods, and data sources used.

Launch of Global Biofuels Alliance

Last 9 September, the Global Biofuels Alliance (GBA) was launched on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi, India. The Biofuture Platform Initiative is specifically mentioned in GBA’s foundation document.

New Technologies and Policies for a Net-Zero Biofuture

The CEM14/MI-8 Side Event on New Technologies and Policies for a Net-Zero Biofuture was held on 19 July 2023. The Side Event was organized by the CEM Biofuture Platform Initiative and the Co-leads of the MI Integrated Biorefineries (India and Netherlands).

CEM14/MI-8 Minister – CEO Biofuels Roundtable

The CEM14/MI-8 closed door Minister – CEO Roundtable on Biofuels was held on 21st July. The Roundtable was organized by the CEM Biofuture Platform Initiative and the Co-leads of the MI Integrated Biorefineries (India and Netherlands).