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What are the UNGP?

The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) is an instrument consisting of 31 principles implementing the United Nations’ (UN) “Protect, Respect and Remedy” framework on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The instrument can be found here

What happens if a member does not submit the report/s?

The submission of Members Annual Reports is a requirement under Bonsucro Code of Conduct (clause 4.1). Bonsucro will do as much as possible to understand and work together with the member in addressing any barriers that might exists. However, this remains a Code requirement for continued membership, therefore should a member miss two years of […]

What happens after I have submitted the Members Annual Report?

Once submissions are received, the Bonsucro team will review the answers and provide feedback to the members where any further information might be needed or any actions need to be taken. For the Legal Compliance and Respect for Human Rights sections, the Bonsucro team will assess the answers against the Code of Conduct and using […]

How can I share the survey or parts of it with other departments?

You can download a copy of the survey (template) by clicking on section: Organisational Details, within the survey, and clicking on Import. Then click Get Template. This will download a template Unique to your organisation. Any answers from last year’s Code of Conduct assessment will be in the template It is possible, within the Bonsucro […]

What do I need to include in the ‘Legal Compliance’ section?

The Legal Compliance section is for members to disclose any relevant complaints issued or adverse findings by a court, or other judicial body, for each entity in membership/members cohort, in relation to their sugarcane production or sourcing supply chain. These should be either ongoing or within the last 6 years.  The issues/cases/complaints disclosed needs to […]

What is a ‘Member Cohort’?

A Member Cohort is a group of related entities that become part of Bonsucro through a parent or related company as specified in the Bonsucro Code of Conduct Implementation Guide paragraph 2A. Where one entity in a Member Cohort is found to be in breach of the Code, any consequences apply to the membership of […]

How can I see the responses I provided in 2021 and update on any changes?

Submitted reports are saved in each member’s account on Bonsucro Connect and you will find the 2021 completed surveys in the responses section. For the self-assessment part specifically (Legal Compliance and Respect for Human Rights sections), Bonsucro now also provides a functionality that pre-populates member answers based on the 2021 ones, so members only have […]

I completed the report in 2021, do I need to fill it in again?

Yes. The Member Annual Report is a membership requirement as outlined in Bonsucro Code of Conduct (clause 4.1) and it is an essential part of obligations as a Bonsucro member. The reporting happens annually and members are required to submit their reports by 31st March of every year. For the self-assessment part (Legal Compliance and […]

How do I access and complete the 2022 Members Annual report?

The report can be accessed via your own account on Bonsucro connect. Bonsucro connect can be found here: https://app.supplyshift.net/#/login If you think you have an account but can’t remember your login details follow the instruction in FAQ 2. If you completed the report last year, the 2022 report will be sent to your account which […]