Tag Archives: human rights

Healthy environment recognised as human right by UN

Bonsucro welcomes the news that the United Nations General Assembly has declared that everybody has the right to live on a healthy planet. The decision was driven by evidence of the significant decline of the natural world. Environmental impact in the sugarcane sector We are seeing the hard-hitting implications of climate change in the sugarcane […]

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 […]

Collective action to respect human rights: impact fund opportunity

The Bonsucro Impact Fund has published a call for proposals for grants to strengthen human rights and promote decent work in sugarcane. There are two grants available, and the application deadline is 9 September 2022. The Bonsucro Impact Fund was launched in March 2022 to address critical sustainability challenges in the sugarcane sector. The fund […]

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 […]