Bonsucro News

The latest news, success stories and case studies from around the world of sugarcane, and updates from Bonsucro.

16th May 2018

Bonsucro is looking for a new Board Chair

Bonsucro is looking for a leader to join as Chair to provide direction to the...

16th May 2018

Bonsucro strengthens presence in Mexico

We're pleased to welcome Ruth Ascensio to the Bonsucro team as we...

15th May 2018

Alex Bjork becomes new Chair of Bonsucro Members’ Council

Alex Bjork, of World-Wide Fund US (WWF US) has become the new Chair of...

19th April 2018

First Bonsucro Certification in China

Guangxi Ningming East Asia Sugar Co becomes first sugarcane mill in the country...

19th April 2018

Claudia Asensio elected Vice Chair of Members’ Council

Bonsucro would like to formally welcome Claudia Asensio as the Vice Chair of...

10th April 2018

Update: Draft Bonsucro Production Standard & Calculator for Smallholder Farmers

Smallholders are a hugely important part of sugarcane production and present...

1st April 2018

WWF and Honduran Producer Association use Bonsucro as foundation for agreement

Using Bonsucro as a core reference point, a newly-signed agreement promises to...

22nd February 2018

New Bonsucro CEO Appointed – Danielle Morley to join Bonsucro in May

Bonsucro's Board of Directors is delighted to announce that Danielle Morley...

14th February 2018

Melanie Rutten-Sülz joins Bonsucro’s Board of Directors

Bonsucro welcomes Melanie Rutten-Sülz to Bonsucro’s Board of Directors as...

14th February 2018

A Message from Diane Stevenson, Chair of the Bonsucro Members’ Council

Diane Stevenson, Chair of the Bonsucro Members Council, sends out a message to...

13th February 2018

Sugarcane & the SDGS: A Q&A with Fundazucar’s Tomás Regalado

leer artículo en español Sugarcane-based agriculture and industry has...

13th February 2018

Intervista con Tomás Regalado, presidente de Fundazucar

leer artículo en ingles La agricultura y la industria basada en la caña de...

12th February 2018

Bonsucro Inspire Awards 2018

leer artículo en español The sixth annual Bonsucro Inspire...

10th February 2018

Premio Bonsucro Inspire 2018

leer artículo en inglés Durante la Semana Bonsucro 2018, celebramos...

29th January 2018

Consultation launched on Smallholder Standard & Calculator

Bonsucro is pleased to launch a public consultation on the draft Smallholder...

1st December 2017

Introducing Bonsucro’s Buyer Accelerator Group

Introducing the Bonsucro Buyer Accelerator...

1st December 2017

Bonsucro Buyer Group issues message to market

Bonsucro is excited to issue the following statement on behalf of the Buyer...

17th November 2017

Bonsucro Theory of Change open for feedback

After an extensive process of consultation and reflection, Bonsucro is excited...

16th November 2017

Q&A with CNPA’s Mario Amador

Nicaragua is a country with a long history of sugarcane cultivation, processing...

16th November 2017

Pesticides Database Launched

In collaboration with ISEAL & other ISEAL members, Bonsucro is pleased to...

6th November 2017

Nominations open for the 2018 Bonsucro Inspire Award

Know someone doing extraordinary work on sugarcane sustainability Nominate them...

19th October 2017

Bonsucro Week 2018 – registrations now open

Bonsucro Week 2018: Registrations Now Open Participate in the not-to-miss...

15th September 2017

Smallholder Review Launched

Smallholder farmers are a crucial component in many sugarcane industries around...

14th September 2017

Corbion launches its new PLA bioplastics produced from Bonsucro certified sugarcane

The first batch of Bonsucro certified sugar for production of Corbion PLA...

14th September 2017

Adelante Initiative launched in Nicaragua

On 3 August, at mill San Antonio in Nicaragua, a Memorandum of Understanding...

11th September 2017

Learning from Sustainable Practitioners in Technical Weeks in Mexico and India

One of Bonsucro’s priorities this summer has been to take Bonsucro Technical...

1st September 2017

Louis Dreyfus Company extends Bonsucro Chain of Custody Certification

Bonsucro is pleased to announce that Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has achieved...

11th August 2017

White paper on sustainability of Thai sugarcane industry released

Opportunities & challenges in Thai sugarcane industry identified We’re...

7th August 2017

Highlights from the First Bonsucro Technical Week in Africa

To participate in our next Technical Week in Colombia please click...

20th July 2017

Outcome Report 2017 Webinars

Hear the latest Bonsucro data & insights Earlier this month, Bonsucro...

18th July 2017

Join Bonsucro’s Smallholder Steering Committee

Help create a certification system with a component that is tailored for...

5th July 2017

Get the latest data and insights about Bonsucro with the Outcome Report 2017

Each year, Bonsucro publishes its Outcome Report to share the latest...

19th June 2017

What’s behind a Bonsucro Chain of Custody Certification?

Founding members of Bonsucro ED&F Man explain how working with Bonsucro...

8th June 2017

We’re seeking input on endorsing Local Improvement Programmes

Bonsucro is designing an approach to endorsing Local Improvement Programmes...

25th May 2017

Corbion achieves first Chain of Custody certification for bioplastics

Thai plant set to produce PLA pellets using cane sugar-derived lactic...

24th May 2017

Bonsucro Benchmarking formally launched

New instrument provides opportunities for recognition &...

2nd May 2017

Bonsucro Connect is live!

The revolutionary cloud-based tool for a sustainable sugarcane industry is now...

25th April 2017

Join us in Thailand for Bonsucro Technical Week

The next instalment of Bonsucro Technical Week is fast approaching Are you or...

24th April 2017

The first-ever Bonsucro Technical Week kicks off in Brazil

Last month, 59 people, drawn from sugarcane mills, auditors, consultants and...

4th April 2017

Bonsucro Standards Updated for EU RED

The European Commission recently renewed Bonsucro's status as a recognised...

23rd March 2017

EU re-approves Bonsucro as a recognised scheme

Recognition allows bioethanol producers to show compliance with the Directive...

21st March 2017

Ingenio La Providencia becomes first Bonsucro certified mill in Argentina

We're very pleased to announce that Ingenio La Providencia, a sugarcane mill in...

20th March 2017

Bonsucro Technical Week: Announcing dates around the globe

Join a Bonsucro Technical Week near you Bonsucro is pleased to announce a set...

15th February 2017

What is Jurisdictional Sustainability?

Read Earth Innovation Institute's new report to find out how a jurisdictional...

1st February 2017

Géraldine Kutas becomes new vice-chair of Bonsucro Board

We're excited to welcome Géraldine Kutas to Bonsucro's Board of Directors as...

1st February 2017

Ingenio San Antonio becomes first Bonsucro certified mill in Nicaragua

We're very pleased to announce that Ingenio San Antonio, a sugarcane mill in...

1st February 2017

Smartcane BMP benchmarked to Bonsucro

Bonsucro is pleased to announce that Smartcane BMP, a system developed in...

1st February 2017

THRIVE achieves advanced alignment to the Bonsucro Production Standard

Bonsucro supports THRIVE Sustainability Claims The THRIVE Farm Module is...

26th January 2017

Introducing Bonsucro Connect

Bonsucro is delighted to announce the launch of a new IT platform, Bonsucro...

26th January 2017

Bonsucro Week 2016

Last year's Bonsucro Week brought together a global group of dedicated...

26th January 2017

Bonsucro Week 2014

Highlights from Bonsucro Week 2014 Since its inception, Bonsucro has...

26th January 2017

Bonsucro Week 2013

Monday 4th November Bonsucro Week 2013 began with much excitement as 60...

25th January 2017

Everything you need to know about public consultations

We’re always trying to improve the way Bonsucro works And anyone has the...