World Biofuels Markets Announces Winners of Sustainable Biofuels Awards

Winners Demonstrate Innovation, Achievement and Promise for Next Generation Biofuels and Biochemicals

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2012) - World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition 2012 (, Europe's largest congress and exhibition focused on biofuels, today announced the winners of the 2012 Sustainable Biofuels Awards ( The 4th annual awards, which recognise innovation and achievement in the development of truly sustainable and renewable fuels, were presented to winners at a special ceremony during the 7th annual World Biofuels Markets.

"We had thousands of nominations from around the world and across the entire biofuels value chain," said Claire Poole, Event Director, Green Power Conferences, organiser of the awards and conference. "The winning companies demonstrated a layer of achievement and promise above their peers that bodes well for themselves as well as the industry as a whole."

This year's esteemed winners are:

Green Shoots Award Sustainable Biodiesel Award
Bio Architecture Lab Vale
Biofuels Leadership Award Sustainable Feedstock Innovation
Novozymes North America DuPont Stover Harvest Collection Project
Sustainable Biofuels Technology Award Innovation in Aviation
LS9 Boeing
Biofuels Adoption Award Sustainable Biopower Generation Facility
City of Stockholm Envergent Technologies
Sustainable Bioethanol Award Leader in Bio-based Chemical Industry
Abengoa Bioenergy Kiverdi

The 2012 Sustainable Biofuels Awards were judged by an elite panel of independent industry experts including Suzanne Hunt, Senior Advisor, Carbon War Room, Rob Vierhout, Secretary General, ePURE, Plinio Nastari, President, Datagro, Jim Lane, Editor, Biofuels Digest, Dr. Geng Anli, President, BioEnergy Society of Singapore and Lola Uña Cárdenas, Chief Representative in the EU, Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA). The unique "Green Shoots Award" was voted on by the biofuels industry to recognise peers showing great promise and growth potential.

The Awards were presented as part of the World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition, taking place March 13-15, 2012 at the Beurs-World Trade Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The event is expected to draw more than 1,500 attendees from 80 countries and boasts 260 expert speakers covering key topics such as Aviation, Sustainability, Finance and Investment, Biofuels from Waste, and Advanced Biofuels. Co-located with the World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition are the Bio-Based Chemicals and Biopower Generation conferences, featuring the leading companies and technologies within these growing sectors.

More information on the awards is available at and You can also follow World Biofuels Markets on Twitter @wbmnews, or join the LinkedIn World Biofuels Market NEWS group, to receive updates and information.

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