St. Louis, MO (April 9, 2024) – In an exciting development for sustainable agriculture and renewable energy, CoverCress Inc. (CCI) has been named a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Pioneers 2024 winner for its groundbreaking work in the category of “Creating the Next Generation of Net-Zero Fuels”.  This honor recognizes CCI’s efforts in developing and commercializing its innovative crop, CoverCress®, to create a sustainable global fuel supply chain, driving forward the mission to achieve net-zero carbon emissions in transportation fuels.

CoverCress® is optimized for low carbon intensity and beneficial ecosystem impacts. This winter crop transforms idle land into productive farmland, yielding oil as a renewable fuel feedstock and meal protein as an animal feed. Not only does CCI’s innovation support farmers economically, it also plays a vital role in reducing the carbon footprint and meeting the growing demand for sustainably produced renewable fuel feedstocks.

Mike DeCamp, President & CEO of CCI, expressed his gratitude for the recognition, stating, “Being recognized as a BNEF Pioneer is a tremendous honor for us at CCI. It validates our commitment to creating sustainable biofuel feedstock alternatives without compromising on environmental integrity.” READ MORE