Monthly Archives: March 2020

New code of conduct for members launches

Following a year of development and consultations with members and stakeholders, Bonsucro has finalised the new Code of Conduct for members and delivered an upgrade to our governance. The Code of Conduct is the foundation of Bonsucro membership and a key mechanism through which Bonsucro delivers its vision of a sugarcane sector with thriving, sustainable […]

Recognising change-makers in sustainable sugarcane

It is our pleasure to announce the winners of this year’s Bonsucro Inspire Awards! This year Bonsucro’s Inspire Awards focused on how our nominees are helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This year, entries came from South America, North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The judges were impressed with the diversity of the projects and commitment to […]

Examining the evidence: occupational heat stress contributes to chronic kidney disease

Earlier this year, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) backed a  report that examines the epidemic of chronic kidney disease as non-traditional origin in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala. Chronic kidney disease has been reported on sugarcane farms as well as cotton, corn and rice farms. The highest risk is in sugarcane, specifically for […]

Atualização sobre o COVID-19

Visto que o COVID-19 se tornou rapidamente uma pandemia global, nós gostaríamos de atualizar você sobre as medidas que a Bonsucro está tomando nesta situação sem precedentes. Conforme recomendado pelo governo do Reino Unido, nós interrompemos todas as viagens internacionais e domésticas. Além disso, toda a nossa equipe está atualmente trabalhando em casa. Nós esperamos […]

Actualización sobre COVID-19

Como COVID-19 se ha convertido rápidamente en una pandemia global, queremos informarle sobre las medidas que Bonsucro está tomando en esta situación sin precedentes. Según lo aconsejado por el gobierno del Reino Unido, hemos detenido todos los viajes internacionales y nacionales. Además, todo nuestro personal trabaja actualmente desde su casa. Nuestro objetivo es trabajar normalmente […]

An update on COVID-19

As COVID-19 has quickly developed into a global pandemic, we want to update you on the measures that Bonsucro is taking in this unprecedented situation. As advised by the UK Government, we have stopped all international and domestic travel. In addition, all our staff are currently working from home. We aim to work normally and […]

Vijayanagar Sugar achieves Bonsucro certification

M/S Vijayanagar Sugar Private Limited is the latest mill in India to achieve Bonsucro certification. The mill, which is in the south west Indian state of Karnataka, has worked with 100 farmers to enable them to achieve certification under the Bonsucro Smallholder Production Standard. The company’s commitment to achieving Bonsucro certification has been driven by […]

Bonsucro certifications starts Bioenergética Vale do Paracatu on sustainability journey

Brazil is one of the biggest sugarcane producers and exporters in the world. In 2018, it produced 29.29 million metric tonnes of sugar, 21.26 of which were exported. With 150 active Bonsucro members, there’s strong commitment and support for sustainability in sugarcane across Brazil. Bonsucro is thrilled that Bioenergética Vale do Paracatu S/A  has achieved […]