Monthly Archives: January 2021

Update on the Bonsucro Production Standard revision

Since the end of the public consultation, the Bonsucro Secretariat and the Standard Revision Working Group (SRWG) have been busy organising, analysing, and acting on the comments received. To provide adequate resources and tools, Bonsucro contracted Proforest, a consultancy firm specialised in facilitating Standard Revision Process in multi-stakeholder context. Proforest has supported peer voluntary sustainability […]

Payment for environmental services in the context of sugarcane production

Environmental services are components of the ecosystem that can be consumed or used to produce human well-being. Landowners and farmers are in the unique position of being able to reduce environmental damage to local ecosystems and even act to conserve them. Payment for environmental services (PES) are relatively new schemes that seek to offer payment […]

Exporting Bonsucro certified biofuel to UK given green light after Brexit

The UK Government has confirmed that following Brexit there will not be changes on biofuel imports. The Government will continue to trust the EU RED recognised schemes, including Bonsucro, that demonstrate the sustainability credentials of biofuel consignments. Bonsucro learned this in an email from Department for Transport on 14th January 2021. Bonsucro’s Head of Standards […]