A clear opportunity to confirm why sustainable crop-based biofuels deserve their seat at the table, but targets continue to underplay their potential in the transport energy mix. UNICA welcomes the positive developments from the ITRE committee vote today regarding EU renewable energy policy.
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Comunicação de Engajamento (COE) – PT
Em outubro de 2019, a UNICA, União da Industria da Cana-de-Açúcar, atualmente denominada “UNICA – União da Agroindústria Canavieira e de Bioenergia do Brasil”, submeteu sua solicitação de adesão à Rede Brasil do Pacto Global, sendo que, em janeiro de 2020, com grande entusiasmo, recebeu a notícia da sua efetiva adesão ao mesmo. Dois anos se passaram desde então, com muitos desafios, especialmente com o cenário de pandemia, e muitas ações foram realizadas.
Communication of Engagement (COE) – ENG
In October 2019, UNICA, União da Industria da Cana-de-Açúcar, currently called “UNICA – União da Agroindústria Canavieira e de Bioenergia do Brasil”, submitted its application to join the Brazil Network of the Global Compact, and, in January 2020, with great enthusiasm, received the news of its effective adhesion to the instrument.
A climate action roadmap for sustainable sugarcane
Sugarcane is a great source of renewable energy in the form of bioethanol, biogas, biomass and as a raw material for bioplastics and biomaterials
Sustainability of sugarcane production
Sugar has long made the headlines around the world. Feared by some, craved by most and misunderstood by many, sugar comes in a number of forms, the best known of which is sucrose or table sugar. However, no matter what form it takes, it is one of the most important...
Climate Solutions will Require California Creativity
Successful programs like California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard and RenovaBio remind us that not all climate answers emanate from Capitol Hill. Absent consensus on climate policy at the federal level, following the Golden State's lead seems prudent. At this writing,...
Sustainable Mobility – Ethanol Blending Policy
Ethanol blends such as E10 and E20 dramatically reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from automotive and motorcycle fleets.
Sugarcane harvest for the second half of September 2021
Sugar production reached 2,32 million tons in the second half of September 2021. Since the beginning of the 2021/2022 harvest up to October 1st , accumulated sugar production reached 29,19 million tons while in the same period at 2020/2021 harvest season it was...
UNICA presents the benefits of ethanol at Expo Dubai
Ethanol as one of the bridges to the new era of sustainable mobility. This is what visitors to the Brazil Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020, which has begun last Friday (1st), will learn in the intervention of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) during the...
Sugarcane harvest for the first half of September 2021
Sugar production reached 2,55 million tons in the first half of September 2021. Since the beginning of the 2021/2022 harvest up to September 16th, accumulated sugar production reached 26,83 million tons while in the same period at 2020/2021 harvest season it was...