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Sugar

Ethanol

Bioelectricity

PEOPLE

In addition to the environmental aspect, sugarcane and the industry as a whole offer the country energy security, economic growth and social inclusion through job creation, with 773,000 direct jobs located in 20% of Brazilian municipalities (Source: Rais 2017).

SUSTAINABILITY

The industry reshaped several processes in recent years, increasing efficiency and sustainability: the harvest is almost fully mechanized (98%), burning has been eliminated (98%), fertigation has improved, and investments are being made in environmental preservation.

INNOVATION

The sugar-energy industry supplies revolutionary products for society that are reason for national pride, as is the case with ethanol, whose end-to-end greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are as much as 90% lower than fossil fuel’s.