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Watch the videoThe Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) developed this web site to serve as a global information hub on sugarcane products and their economic, environmental and social benefits around the world. Sugarcane ethanol holds the potential to be a key building block of global energy security because of its proven environmental benefits and potential to stimulate economic growth – benefits Brazil has been enjoying for the past 30 years.

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More Than 23,000 Trees Planted in Brazil to Offset Emissions of IZOD IndyCar Season Opener
SAO PAULO, May 28, 2010 - All carbon emissions connected with the opening race of the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season – the São Paulo 300, held on a street course in Brazil’s largest city on March 14, will be compensated by more than 23,580 trees planted at the largest sugarcane processing mill in the world. The trees were planted based on a study by an independent consultancy, which quantified emissions produced by the São Paulo race and estimated the number of trees needed to offset those emissions.

Media Contacts

In Europe

Géraldine Kutas
+32 (0) 2 211 0535

In North America

Letícia Philips
+1 (202) 506-5299

In Brazil

Av. Brig. Faria Lima,  2.601 – 9th floor
São Paulo, SP
CEP: 01451-001
Phone: +55 11 3643-2700
Fax: +55 11 3643-2843

Licia Martinez
55 11 3643-2762
+ 55 (11) 4084-4800 PABX


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20 World Bio-Markets Conference

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

20 – 22 March 2018
24 8th Annual Platts Kingsman Geneva Sugar Conference

Geneva, Switzerland

24 – 25 April 2018
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Sugarcane Solutions Blog

An EU-Mercosur trade deal: A balancing act

The EU-Mercosur deal is a worthwhile prize: the largest bilateral trade deal yet, connecting two markets of almost 800m consumers and at the same time setting a signal against the protectionist tendencies pushed by the Trump administration. Let's go for it!

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