WOODRIDGE, IL – Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. was named a 2015 New Energy Pioneer award winner by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The award, which was presented at the eighth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City, recognizes 10 global companies whose innovation is revolutionizing the energy sector.

“We are pleased to receive this award and are honored to be included among other innovators in the energy category,” said Elevance CEO K’Lynne Johnson, who accepted the award on behalf of the company.

A panel of industry experts selected the winners against three criteria: potential scale, innovation and momentum. Elevance was recognized for commercially supplying better-performing, cost-competitive renewable alternatives to petrochemicals across multiple industries.