Bonsucro

Iseal code compliant member

Bonsucro

Bonsucro is a not-for-profit initiative dedicated to reducing the environmental and social impacts of sugar cane production. The Bonsucro Standard defines a set of globally applicable principles, criteria and indicators for sugar cane production. It aims to reduce the impact of sugar cane production on the environment in measurable ways, and contribute to social and economic benefits for all concerned with the sugar supply chain.

ISEAL Code Compliant designates members who have successfully undergone independent evaluations against the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice in Standards-Setting, Assurance and Impacts.

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Standards-Setting Code
Previous assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, Bonsucro has made the following improvements to how they set their standards:

  • Amended the terms of reference for their standards Working Group to ensure balanced representation

  • Adapted their procedures to make it clear that decision making o standard content should be by consensus where possible.

  • Proactively sought contribution from a balanced representation of stakeholder interests in public consultations

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Assurance Code
Previous assessment
Next assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, Bonsucro made the following improvements to their assurance system:

  • Adapted their oversight of their assurance providers to better inform their own assurance system review

  • Introduced specific measures to better manage conflicts of interest in their assurance system

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Impacts Code
Previous assessment
Next assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, Bonsucro made the following improvements to their M&E system:

  • Reviewed and increased capacity to ensure their M&E system was adequately resourced

  • Provided additional clarity in subsequent system outcome reports to ensure clarity on the scope and methodology