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Leverage Traceability Technology for Sustainable Sourcing
Our mass balance traceability technology enables sustainable sourcing of sugarcane grown by Smartcane BMP accredited farms.
KPMG Origins recently finished a pilot for the first global export of sustainably sourced Smartcane BMP certified sugar with CANEGROWERS, using our Asset Traceability mass balance calculations for bulk commodities.
In this video, together with executives from CANEGROWERS, we explain why this is important for the Australian sugarcane industry to surface sustainable sugar credentials on global markets.
Mass balance calculations provide a practical alternative to physical separation of bulk commodities such as sugar, to support the quantitative assessment of sustainability credentials of sugar provided by Smartcane BMP certified farms.
Sustainably produced sugar is often then certified by programs such as Bonsucro and VIVE. These certifications provide assurance to end customers and consumers that the sugar has been produced in an environmentally and socially responsible manner, which can lead to a price premium for certified sustainable sugar.
Get in touch with our team today to learn more about how supply chain technology with embedded blockchain traceability can help improve transparency and trust in your business. Unlock value for your participating stakeholders while reducing the overhead of regulatory compliance, data handling and permissions.
About Smartcane BMP
Smartcane BMP is a Best Management Practices program developed by CANEGROWERS in Australia. It is designed to help sugarcane growers improve their sustainability performance and reduce their environmental and social impact.
The Smartcane BMP program provides a framework of 8 modules for sugarcane growers to assess and improve their sustainability practices across five key areas:
- Land management: soil conservation, erosion control, and water management to protect soil health and improve water quality.
- Crop management: nutrient management, pest and disease control, and weed management to improve crop productivity and reduce the use of agrochemicals.
- People management: workplace health and safety, fair labour practices, and community engagement to ensure the social impact of sugarcane production remains positive.
- Business management: financial management, risk management, and record keeping to ensure that sugarcane production is economically sustainable.
- Environmental management: biodiversity conservation, carbon sequestration, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction to ensure that sugarcane production is environmentally sustainable.
The original press release can be found here:
Australia Ready to Lead the World In Sustainable Sugar Exports