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USSEC Takes Part in World Biofuels Congress in the Netherlands

USB Director Doug Winter speaks at the World Biofuel Conference in Rotterdam.

USSEC Technical Issues Director Kim Nill accompanied USB Director Doug Winter to the World Biofuels Congress in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where Mr. Winter delivered a presentation explaining how U.S.-origin soybeans are sustainably produced.  Mr. Winter also explained how the upcoming USSEC sustainability assurance protocol will provide certification of sustainability for customers in markets requiring same.

The 8th annual World Biofuels Congress was held at the Beurs-World Trade Center in Rotterdam from March 12-14, 2013 and is described as the “largest and most successful Congress and Exhibition in the biofuels industry.”  Over 260 speakers discussed the various aspects of the biofuels industry during the interactive sessions.  Topics included finance, aviation, advanced biofuels, emerging markets, biorefinery platforms, biodiesel and sustainable agriculture.