Monthly Archives: September 2021

UK regulatory body cracks down on greenwashing

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), a UK government regulatory body, is cracking down on greenwashing with a new Green Claims Code. Too many businesses are taking credit for unsubstantiated claims. Last year the CMA worked alongside other global authorities to find that 40% of ‘green’ claims could mislead consumers. The implication of which is […]

Business case study: Key learnings on Bonsucro certification in India

India is the second largest sugarcane producing country in the world and sugarcane is a critical crop in India’s agricultural landscape. There are 60 million smallholder farmers, and the sector provides employment to over a million people.  India is an important region for Bonsucro. The first mill was certified in 2014 and the Smallholder Standard […]

New digital tool enables Bonsucro members to map and assess supply chains

Bonsucro has expanded its partnership with the technology platform, SupplyShift, to offer members a new supply chain mapping tool which launched on 1 September 2021. Sugar Mapping is a brand-new tool that allows Bonsucro members to track and monitor their suppliers’ social and environmental sustainability measures at mill and farm levels. It can be used […]