Monthly Archives: April 2018

First Bonsucro Certification in China

Guangxi Ningming East Asia Sugar Co. becomes first sugarcane mill in the country to achieve Bonsucro certification China, the world’s third largest sugar producing country after Brazil and India, is now home to a Bonsucro certified sugarcane mill. Guangxi Ningming East Asia Sugar Co recently became the country’s first mill to achieve Bonsucro Production and Chain […]

Claudia Asensio elected Vice Chair of Members’ Council

Bonsucro would like to formally welcome Claudia Asensio as the Vice Chair of the Members Council after receiving unanimous support from the Members’ Council. Dr. Claudia Asensio manages the Corporate Responsibility division for Pantaleon Group, a sugarcane, ethanol and energy production company in Latin America. Corporate Responsibility for the group integrates environmental and social issues, including […]

Update: Draft Bonsucro Production Standard & Calculator for Smallholder Farmers

Smallholders are a hugely important part of sugarcane production and present high potential for impact, and the development of Bonsucro’s new Smallholder Standard & Calculator is well underway. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback during the first round of consultation – we received over 120 comments with participation from more than 60 members and stakeholders. We’re now […]

WWF and Honduran Producer Association use Bonsucro as foundation for agreement

Using Bonsucro as a core reference point, a newly-signed agreement promises to accelerate improvements in sustainable sugarcane production in Honduras. The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Sugar Producers Association of Honduras (APAH) have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish sustainability principles in the cultivation and production of sugarcane in Honduras. As […]