Tag Archives: due diligence

Using third parties to support the design and implementation of grievance mechanisms

Today we have published a practical resource, produced in collaboration with The Remedy Project, on how to successfully use third parties to support the design and implementation of grievance mechanisms for voluntary sustainability standards and the private sector. The document also includes a framework on how to select a suitable third party. As mandatory human […]

Strengthening sustainability in sugarcane with Bonsucro’s new Production Standard

Today, Bonsucro has published the revised Production Standard with new requirements to address critical global risks such as greenhouse gas emissions, water, biodiversity, and respect for workers’ rights in the sugarcane sector. The Bonsucro Production Standard is the most globally recognised framework for sustainable sugarcane production. It is a comprehensive, metric tool that enables farmers […]

Call for proposals: Bonsucro Continuous Improvement Report Analysis and Summary

Bonsucro is looking for an experienced researcher or team to carry out analysis and create an aggregated and anonymised report of Bonsucro’s Continuous Improvement Report (CIR) member submissions. The CIR is a requirement of Bonsucro’s new Code of Conduct, and in its first round in early 2021 over 120 Bonsucro members have submitted their reports. […]

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 […]