Monthly Archives: February 2017

What is Jurisdictional Sustainability?

Read Earth Innovation Institute’s new report to find out how a jurisdictional approach can contribute to sustainable development regionally We’d like to draw your attention to a new publication from Earth Innovation Institute, to which Bonsucro contributed, which aims to give an overview the concept and practice of ‘jurisdictional sustainability’. Bonsucro welcomes the document, entitled […]

Géraldine Kutas becomes new vice-chair of Bonsucro Board

We’re excited to welcome Géraldine Kutas to Bonsucro’s Board of Directors as its Vice Chair. Géraldine currently head’s UNICA’s (the Brazilian Sugarcane Association) International Affairs operation in Brussels. “I feel very honoured to become a board member of Bonsucro, a platform I helped to develop in its early days”, said Géraldine. “I’ll put all my energy and […]

Ingenio San Antonio becomes first Bonsucro certified mill in Nicaragua

We’re very pleased to announce that Ingenio San Antonio, a sugarcane mill in Nicaragua, has achieved certification against the Bonsucro Production & Chain of Custody Standards. The mill, part of Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited (NSEL), is the first in Nicaragua to receive Bonsucro certification. Congratulations to all who were involved in the achievement. Why did […]

Smartcane BMP benchmarked to Bonsucro

Bonsucro is pleased to announce that Smartcane BMP, a system developed in Queensland, Australia, has been successfully benchmarked against the Bonsucro Production Standard, demonstrating full alignment with the Standard’s indicators. The Smartcane Best Management Practice program (Smartcane BMP) is an industry-led, voluntary program available to all sugarcane growers across the state of Queensland. Smartcane BMP […]

THRIVE achieves advanced alignment to the Bonsucro Production Standard

Bonsucro supports THRIVE Sustainability Claims The THRIVE Farm Module is 100% aligned with the core agricultural indicators in the global Bonsucro Production Standard. Sugarcane that is verified by the THRIVE programme to have been produced in compliance with all these core indicators has achieved an important sustainability milestone. Appreciating this achievement, any sugar that meets […]