CIBE CEFS – Fact sheet on Molasses – 10 November 2017

CEFS welcomes the EU Parliament’s ITRE Committee vote on the revision of the EU ETS. CEFS welcomes the results of today’s vote on the report of rapporteur Federley as the opinion for the revision of the EU ETS Directive[1]. The vote was supported by a significant majority of 45 MEPs which shows full support for the proposal. In particular, CEFS fully supports  the ITRE Committee’s adoption of  the Commission’s in/out approach [...]

EU beet sugar LCA Brochure  

In July 2015, the European Commission presented a legislative proposal on “cost-effective emission reduction and low-carbon investments” (COM (2015) 0337) to reduce by 43% the amount of EU greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2030 for the sectors under EU ETS (reference year: 2005) for the 4th period (2021-2030). In view of the EU ETS revision, CEFS calls for the following points to be taken into account: > CEFS supports the [...]

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PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 2 March 2016 At yesterday’s annual meeting between trade unions and employers in the EU sugar sector, hosted by the European Commission in the framework of its social dialogue policy, the social partners expressed deep worries about risks and economic uncertainties ahead of the end of the quota system in 2017 and the absence of fair competition and a level playing field for their industry. The renewed [...]

Formed in 2013 as a coalition between EU beet growers (represented by CIBE), sugar producers (CEFS) and trade unions in the food and agriculture sectors (EFFAT), the Partnership exists to demonstrate sustainability throughout the beet sugar industry in the region. THE AIM OF THE PARTNERSHIP In line with the Europe 2020 strategy for a ‘smarter, more sustainable and more inclusive growth’ for the EU, the partnership agreement aims to highlight [...]

The EU Beet Sugar Sustainability Partnership (EU BSSP) has announced the launch of its first joint initiative on sustainability throughout the sector.   Click on the picture to download the Press Release:        

            Start the conversation: visit us at WWW.SUSTAINABLESUGAR.EU or meet us at EXPO Milan on 9 September 2015. More information at contact@sustainablesugar.eu We would like to introduce the work of the EU Beet Sugar Sustainability Partnership. Formed in 2013 as a coalition between EU beet growers (represented by CIBE), sugar producers (CEFS) and trade unions in the food and agriculture sectors (EFFAT), the Partnership exists to demonstrate [...]

Prepared jointly by EFFAT (trade unions representing employees) and CEFS (representing employers), the EU Sugar industry CSR report 2014 is now available. To access the full pdf report click here.