The committee is intended to support the constructive dialogue on the implementation of sustainability regulations in Latin America
Practical experiences will be discussed and – if possible – considered for improvements of the ISCC system.
Amanda Cosenza (ADM do Brasil)
9th meeting: October, 28, 2016, São Paulo, Brazil
8th meeting: October 20, 2015, São Paulo, Brazil
- Dr. Norbert Schmitz, Dr. Jan Henke, ISCC, Germany
Update ISCC and ISCC PLUS and regulatory framework conditions in Europe
- Leandro Baumgarten, The Nature Consvervancy, Brazil
Deforestation – Upcoming Challenges for Brand Owners and Sustainability Certification in Brazil
- Thalia Valtas, Nestle, Brazil
- Rachel Glueck, UNICA, Brazil
The Sustainability Agenda of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry
- Ana Yaluff, ADM, Paraguay
Supply Chain Paraguay to Europe
- Breno Paiva Brasil, Braskem, Brazil
Sustainable Supply Chains for Green PE (will be provided shortly)
- Alejandra Rueada, Nes Naturaleza, Colombia
Palm Oil Agroindustry and Development of the Biofuels Market in Colombia
- Elson Fernandes de Lima, Casa da Floresta, Brazil
Assessment of Biodiverse Grassland
7th meeting: June 24, Miami, USA
Joint meeting of the ISCC Regional Stakeholder Committees North America and Latin America.
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6th meeting: September 10, 2014, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Dr. Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC Germany
Update EU market developments for biofuels – Double counting and introduction of GHG quotas
- Dr. Jan Henke, Director, Meo Carbon Solutions, Germany
ISCC, ISCC PLUS and Non GMO module – Developments in South America
- Timothy Venverloh, Sustainability Director, ADM USA
Challenges for a sustainable agriculture in South America
- Prof. Carlos Clemente Cerri, University Sao Paulo, Brazil
GHG emissions of soybean production – results of the latest study
- Leandro Baumgarten, Marcelo Matsumoto, The Nature Conservancy, Brazil
Mapping of risk and no go areas in Brazil
- Pedro Pitzinger, Lead Auditor, Control Union, David Hughes, Managing Director, Traulenco, Argentina
Results of the Aapresid – ISCC Benchmark – Possible implications for farm audits
- Marcio Nappo, Director, JBS, Brazil
Certification of animal fat based biodiesel
- Mark Wolthuis, Managing Director, Argos Brazil
Export opportunities to the European market
5th meeting: October 27, 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Discussion of issues to be addressed by the Regional Stakeholder Committee Latin America
- Dr. Norbert Schmitz and Dr. Jan Henke, ISCC
Update EU frameworks, ISCC&ISCC PLUS, waste&residues, biodiverse grassland
- Carlos Chiavarini, PCU
Highly biodiverse grassland assessment on farms
- Elson Fernandes de Lima, Casa da Floresta
Experience with biodiversity assessment of pasture land
4th meeting: March 06, 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Around 70 participants from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Chile attended the fourth meeting of the ISCC Technical Committee Latin America on March 6 in Buenos Aires.
The experiences with ISCC certification in this region were discussed in detail, and departure points for improvements have been identified. The non- existing definition of highly biodivers grassland remains one of the main issues. Double counting and the implementation of the 36th Ordinance on the Implementation of the Federal Immission Control Act (36th BImSchV) were other focal points.
Amanda Cosenza from ADM do Brasil was elected as new chairwoman of the Technical Committee.
3rd meeting: November 9, 2011, São Paulo, Brazil
- Dr. Norbert Schmitz, ISCC
ISCC Meeting Technical Committee Latin America
- Márcio Nappo, ADM do Brasil
Experience with Sustainability Certification in Practice
- Dr. Thorsten Malchow, TÜV Rheinland
ISCC Audits for biodiesel based on soy beans, experience in Argentina
- Alfredo Gonzalez, Control Union
Control Union World Group
2nd meeting: May 05, 2011, São Paulo, Brazil
Norbert Schmitz provided an update about the EC recognition process and most recent developments of the ISCC scheme. It was well received by the attendees that ISCC is used by more than 500 companies in 33 countries. Experience with ISCC implementation in Latin America has been presented by Marcio, supplemented by Vanda Nunes from SGS and João Pedro Pacheco from Control Union.
Critical issues for certification such as the definition of highly biodiverse grassland, storage and usage of agrochemicals, and uncertainties regarding the Brazilian Forest Code have been identified and being addressed in the discussion. A valuable insight on the Brazilian Forest Code matter was provided by Joao Campari, Director of the NGO TNC (The Nature Conservancy). Possible solutions for the critical matters have been discussed and will be elaborated on more in detail in the near future.
1st meeting: October 26, 2010, São Paulo, Brazil
On October 26, 2010 the first meeting of the Regional Stakeholder Committee Latin America on experiences with the ISCC System in Latin America was held at the SGS Academy in Sao Paulo, Brazil. After a brief welcome speech by Ms. Vanda Nunes (SGS Brazil) and Dr. Norbert Schmitz (ISCC), presentation were held regarding the current state of affairs of ISCC, the regulative framework conditions and the development of ISCC in Latin America, with special focus on Argentina and Brazil.