Day 1

Consultations & Conference

Monday March 11

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

09:00 – 13:00

Stakeholder Consultation Morning: Standards and Membership Update

Global Week begins with a preview of the upcoming revision of the Bonsucro Production Standard and an introduction to the newly-revised Chain of Custody Standard.

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor Sukosol

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

11:00 – 12:30

Code of Conduct Review

The Code of Conduct sets out the commitments of Bonsucro’s members.  Find out more about proposals for the revised Code of Conduct  – and how it will affect you – in this interactive session.

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Kamolthip Room 1, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

14:00 – 14:45

Welcome Ceremony and Speeches

Welcoming participants to Thailand for Global Week and introducing the event’s VIP speakers.

Speakers:

  • Danielle Morley, CEO Bonsucro
  • Dr. Pasu Loharjun, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Industry of Thailand
  • Khun Rangsit Hiangrat, Director General of Thai Sugar Millers Corporation
  • Géraldine Kutas, Bonsucro Board Chair

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

14:45 – 15:00

Bonsucro Updates

The past year has seen many exciting developments for Bonsucro and its members. In this session, Bonsucro CEO Danielle Morley will take participants through the highlights of 2018 and look ahead to what’s in store for the coming year.

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

15:00 – 15:30

Tea break

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

15:30 – 16:45

Cane Sustainability in Thailand

An overview of the various challenges, strengths and threats in Thailand’s sugarcane sector. As well as a discussion of industrial collaborations, and the opportunities, risks and potential solutions for sugarcane sustainability in Thailand.

Speakers:

  • Khunying Natthika Wattanavekin-Angubolkul, Chair, ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN), Board Director of Thai Sugar Trading Corporation Limited (TSTC) & Thai Sugar Millers Corporation Limited (TSMC), & CEO of ESC
  • Khun Pornchai Srisakorn, Executive Vice President Sugarcane Management (Central Area), Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation Group
  • Diana Visser, Senior Director Sustainability, Corbion
  • Dr Kitti Choonhawong, President, Thai Society of Sugarcane Technologists (TSSCT)

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

Day 2

Conference

Tuesday 12 March

08:00-09:00

Introduction to Credit Trading Platform

A drop in presentation with Liza Murphy, consultant for Bonsucro, on Bonsucro’s upcoming credit trading platform.

Ketkamol, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

09:00-10:30

Presenting a Landmark Upcoming Study on Bonsucro

Speakers:

  • Alex Bjork, Director, Private Sector Engagement, WWF-US
  • Ulrike Sapiro, Senior Director, Water Stewardship & Sustainable Agriculture, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Claudia Asensio, Head of Sustainability and New Products, Grupo Pantaleon

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

10:30 – 11:00

Tea Break

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

11:00 – 12:30

Water Stewardship in Cane

This session looks at how we can work together to secure the positive impacts of water stewardship in sugarcane production. Here we will share ideas about water stewardship at scale along with success stories from sugarcane and other industries.

  • Adrian Sym, CEO, Alliance for Water Stewardship (A4S)
  • Wouter Jordaan, Partner & Principal Environmental Scientist, SRK Consulting
  • S.J Lakshman, AVP and Head-R&D and Cane Extension, E.I.D Parry, India
  • Andrew Rouse, Program Manager Sustainable Agriculture, WWF Australia

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

14:00 – 15:30

Increasing Market Uptake

This session will look at the market uptake of physical Bonsucro certified products. The session will discuss how market uptake can build on recent increases in the sugarcane sector through audience discussion, where clusters will suggest how business can support performance improvement in the sugarcane industry.

  • Meredith Smith, Sustainability and Quality Manager, ED&F Man Liquid Products
  • Rajiv Ramlugon, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Omnicane Management & Consultancy Limited
  • Kevin Ogorzalek, Sustainable Sourcing Manager, Barry Callebaut
  • Guilherme Nastari, Director, Brazilian Rural Society and Datagro Consultancy

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

15:30 – 15:45

Tea Break

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

15:45 – 16:15

Results Sharing

Members’ Council share results of feedback session

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

16:15 – 17:30

Smallholders: Creating an Inclusive Supply Chain

This session looks at ways to support smallholders on their journey towards sustainability and the necessary resources required.

  • Roshan Lal Tamak, Executive Director, DCM Shriram
  • Natasha Schwarzbach, Sustainable Commodities, PepsiCo
  • Arindom Datta, Asia Head, Sustainability Banking / Head of Rural & Development Banking/Advisory.  Rabobank Group
  • Mike Ogg, Managing Director, RMI Outgrower Development
  • Celso Albano de Carvalho, Executive Manager, Orplana
  • Aline Silva, Program Manager Sugarcane, Solidaridad Brazil

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

19:00 – 22:00

Bonsucro Inspire Awards Dinner, sponsored by ACT Commodities

Join us for the spectacular annual Inspire Awards Dinner at the Sukosol hotel where we will reveal and celebrate the four winners of Bonsucro’s 2019 Inspire Awards.

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

Day 3

Conference
Wednesday 13 March

09:00 – 10:20

Innovations in Sustainable Sugarcane

This session presents examples of how innovations in technology are helping producers accelerate successful transitions into more modern ways of working. With the aim to progress the sugarcane sector towards a more sustainable future.

  • Vorachai Manomuth, Managing Director at Crop Tech Asia
  • Dominique Olivier, Tropical Agronomist & Irrigation specialist at BRL Ingénierie (BRLi)
  • Jessica Joubert, Regional Coordinator, SADC, Bonsucro
  • Jason Glaser, CEO, La Isla Network
  • Denis Chavarria, Occupational Health Manager, Ingenio San Antonio
  • Alissa Marturano, Sr. Sustainability and NA Strategic Sourcing Manager – Sugar, Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

10:20 – 10:30

Update from China – GXQT

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

10:30 – 11:00

Tea Break

2nd Floor Foyer, Sukosol

11:00 – 12:00

The Gender Agenda: Women’s Role in Cane

This session looks at ways women are driving sustainability and equal working practices in sugarcane production, plus how to tackle any challenges in this key area of development.

  • Mina Manuchehri, Attorney & Land Tenure Specialist, Corporate Engagement, Landesa
  • Humphrey Nxumalo, Solidaridad
  • Bharat Kundal, Vice President Operation, Olam Agro India
  • M.Balaji, EID Parry

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

12:15 – 12:30

Closing Speeches

Danielle Morley and Geraldine Kutas will inform delegates of field trip information for Thursday before announcing the close of Bonsucro Global Week 2019.

Kamolthip, Rooms 2-3, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Kamolthip, Room 1, 2nd Floor, Sukosol

Day 4

Field Trip
Thursday 14 March

05:30

Bus Departure for Mill Visit

The Sukosol hotel will serve breakfast to guests at 5am.

Everyone attending the field trip will meet in the Sukosol 1st floor foyer to collect snack boxes and board the bus for the field trip, departing at 5:30am from the Sukosol Hotel.

1st Floor Foyer, Sukosol

09:00 – 15:30

Mill Tour and Presentation

Today we’ll be visiting a mill in Thailand’s beautiful countryside. You will be warmly received by one of Bonsucro’s leading members – Mitr Phol – to their Dan Chang mill. See how Dan Chang achieved their Bonsucro certification, by taking participants through how Bonsucro’s standards are applied to their mills and farms.

Agenda:

  1. Welcome and presentation from MP senior management
  2. Mill tour
  3. Lunch (11:30 – 13:30)
  4. MP Modern Farm visit
  5. Smallholder Farmers visit and discussion

Dan Chang Mill, Suphan Buri Province

15:30

Departure For Hotel

Dan Chang Mill, Suphan Buri Province

Approximately between 19:00 and 20:00, dependent on traffic

Arrival at Hotel

The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok

Please note that the agenda is subject to change.