COVID-19 - ISO Secretariat

Due to the exceptional circumstances (COVID-19) the ISO Secretariat will close the office with effect from 16:00 hours on Friday, 20 March 2020 until further notice. All staff members will work from home and are all reachable, preferably by email or the usual telephone number.


29th International Seminar - SAVE THE DATE - 24 & 25 November 2020 - Coronavirus and Climate Change: Short and Long term Challenges

This year’s Chairman will be Dr Fred Zeller, Executive Director of VSZ, the South German Sugar Beet Growers Association, who has a distinguished career in our sector.


ISO Sugar and Ethanol Yearbook

ISO Sugar and Ethanol Yearbook now available to order - limited copies available


Thursday, 15th October @ 16:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON COLOMBIA

Mr. Freddy Garces, Director-General of CENICAÑA, and Ms. Claudia Calero, President of ASOCAÑA, will provide a comprehensive overview of the best practices of the Colombian sugar sector, highlighting the solid commitment to genuine sustainability, their leadership in the rational management of water and the impressive yields they have consistently registered for many years.


Thursday, 22nd October @ 15:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON RAIZEN (BRAZIL)

Mr. Ricardo Mussa, CEO of Raizen, will present the impressive trajectory of this joint venture between COSAN (Brazil) and Royal Dutch Shell, highlighting how it efficiently conjugates production of sugar, fuel and ethanol by optimizing the process and delivering solid value-added.


Wednesday, 28th October @ 15:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON ESWATINI

Nontobeko Mabuza - Manager Trade and External Affairs, Eswatini Sugar Association will provide an overview of the Eswatini sugar industry, highlighting the importance of the industry to the Eswatini economy and how the industry has contributed to the growth and viability of small-scale growers. Other initiatives being undertaken by the industry to ensure sustainability will also be highlighted.


Friday, 30th October @ 15:00 (UK) – FOCUS ON EUROPE

Ms. Marie-Christine Ribera, Director-General of CEFS (“Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre”), will share with us the situation of EU sugar producers, the challenges ahead and how they are streamlining operations to increase competitiveness and focus on the milestone of the Green Deal.

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The proactive attitude to include ethanol from sugar crops in our activities already in the mid-90s helped to promote the increasing role of biofuels in the future energy-mix worldwide