Copersucar S.A., the largest global trader of sugar and ethanol, hit the mark of BRL 254 million in consolidated net profit at the end of the 2016/2017 Crop Year, with revenues of BRL 28.3 billion (an increase of 7.6%). This positive result reinforces the strategic success of the company since its incorporation in 2008.
“We reaffirm our trust in the strategic principles that brought us here. We have maintained our focus on strengthening the logistics structure and on operational excellence, in addition to the continuous improvement of the management and governance mechanisms”, says the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Luis Roberto Pogetti.
“Throughout the last crop year, we reinforced our conviction that we have walked a virtuous path, despite the numerous difficulties we faced, in the domestic economic environment as well as in the competitive international scenario. The expressive outcome resulted from relevant gains in the operations directly managed by Copersucar, that is, sugar for the domestic market, ethanol and logistics, and also from the important performance in the global market, through the Alvean and Eco-Energy subsidiaries”, says CEO Paulo Roberto de Souza.
In this period, the investments amounted to BRL 313 million (18% above the previous year), used largely in the ethanol platform, with the acquisition by Copersucar of interest in Eco-Energy; the expansion of logistics in the United States, through the implementation of new terminals; and contributions of capital in Logum S/A, which is responsible for the pipeline system that integrates the producing regions with consumer markets. Net indebtedness, less inventory, was BRL 1.579 billion, practically the same level as the previous period (BRL 1.435 billion), due to the investments made.
The Partner Production Mills crushed 87 million tons of sugar cane (2.5% less than in the previous harvest). The product mix was 54% for ethanol (against 59% in the previous period) and 46% for sugar (against 41% in the previous period).
In this period, Copersucar traded 5.3 million tons of sugar, of which 3.5 million tons were exported to Alvean and 1.8 million tons were intended for the domestic industrial market.
Ethanol trade in the period was 4.2 billion liters, of which 3.7 billion liters went to the domestic market and 0.5 billion liters to the foreign market. We also highlight the Copersucar Ethanol Terminal (TCE), which started to operate new pipelines interconnected with the Paulínia Refinery (REPLAN).
In logistics operations, the Copersucar Sugar Terminal (TAC), at the Port of Santos, State of São Paulo, operated with 100% of contracted capacity, handling sugar for Alvean and grains for third parties, and there was considerable increase in railway transportation, with gain in competitiveness and productivity. In the period, 3 million tons of products were transported by railway (60% of the total volume transported), through the intermodal terminals located in upstate São Paulo.
Alvean, a joint venture with Cargill, created in 2014 to operate in the international trading of sugar, confirmed its leadership globally and reached 26% market share in the destination markets of raw sugar, with 12.1 million tons of total trading, a growth of 5.2%, of which 8.9 million originated in Brazil (including the volume supplied by Copersucar), 3,5% more than the in previous harvest.
In the 2016-2017 Crop Year, Copersucar completed the acquisition of the controlling interest of Eco-Energy, an integrated ethanol trader in the North American market, with the acquisition of the shares still in minority control. In the crop year ended last March 31st, the company traded 9.2 billion liters of ethanol, 4.5% above the previous year, and increased its share in the US market from 14% to 16%. Sales reached USD 4.1 billion, an increase of 17%. In the same period, the company reinforced its logistic structure, with the completion of three new multimodal terminals for ethanol and the development of another, all in the United States.
Copersucar is a global leader in the trading of sugar and ethanol. Its business model, considered unique, combines large scale supply of high quality products with an integrated logistics, transportation, storage, and trading system, in Brazil and in the international market. More information at: http://www.copersucar.com.br.
As a producer of food and clean and renewable energy for the planet, Copersucar is a protagonist in sustainability and in the fight against global warming. More information in the 2014-2016 Report, available in Portuguese at: http://www.copersucar.com.br/relatorio2016/
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In addition, this Policy aims to inform the owners about how Copersucar collects, uses, shares and protects Personal Data.
This Policy comes into effect on November 26, 2020.
Copersucar is a global exporter of sugar and ethanol using integrated logistics throughout its entire business chain, operational excellence and the sustainable creation of value.
I – Which Personal Data is collected and for what purpose is it treated?
Copersucar treats Personal Data, understood to be data that enable an individual to be identified or to become identifiable (“Personal Data” or “Data”).
Copersucar collects and treats Data on its various interfaces in the normal course of its business.
Thus, it collects the Personal Data of employees, customer representatives, partners, service providers, and suppliers etc. The list of data collected may include: Identification data, contact data, browsing data (cookies, IP addresses), geolocalization, devices, health data (this is considered sensitive Personal Data), biometric data and other data required from time to time for undertaking transactions under Copersucar’s responsibility. The list of data collected may vary according to the relationship existing between Copersucar and the owners.
II – Method and duration of the treatment
Most of the Personal Data that Copersucar processes provided directly by the owners for one of the following reasons:
All Personal Data collected is treated and stored for as long as necessary for complying with the purposes described in this Policy, as well as complying with the legal or regulatory obligations, also bearing in mind the occasional need to use it in legal, administrative or arbitration proceedings.
This, therefore, justifies the retention of Personal Data on our bases, under the same security and protection mechanisms employed in the case of Copersucar information.
III – Parent Company Contact Information
Additional Information, doubts or requests about this Policy can be clarified by the party in charge of protecting Personal Data, using the form available at e-mail address: https://privacy-central.securiti.ai/#/dsr/a176f0d7-3d78-443e-926c-4c304bd8618d or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com, or a letter to the following address: Avenida das Nações Unidas, No. 14261, Wing A-1, 12th floor, room 09, Postal Code: 04794-000 (care of Copersucar S.A.).
The party responsible for Copersucar is Certsys Tecnologia da Informação Ltda, a duly constituted company with its principal place of business at Rua Doutor Rafael de Barros, 209, Suite 132, Paraíso, São Paulo/SP Postal Code, enrolled with National Corporate Taxpayers Register (CNPJ) under no. 08.821.745/0001-23.
IV – Information about the shared use of data by the parent company and the purpose
Copersucar can share Personal Data with its subsidiary companies and suppliers, if necessary, when conducting its operations and/or meeting its obligations. This sharing involves establishing the parties’ rights and duties, so as to prevent Personal Data being used in a manner other than that stipulated by Copersucar and/or that violates the applicable privacy legislation.
In certain circumstances, at all times with due regard for prevailing legislation, Copersucar may be legally obligated to share Personal Data in response issues raised or legitimate requests.
V – Responsibility of the agents responsible for treatment
In treating Personal Data, Copersucar implements security measures considered sufficient for protecting it, such as:
Copersucar makes an effort to protect the Personal Data it handles, but there is no guarantee that this data is immune to improper access by unscrupulous persons.
Copersucar is not accountable for acts by third parties other than its traders or employees going about their work.
When accessing the Copersucar web site where there are fields for user login and password, the user is responsible for keeping their passwords and logins confidential. Copersucar is entitled to assume that aby person accessing the site using a login and password attributed to a user has the right to do so. Usually will be totally responsible for the activities of any person accessing the site using a password attributed to them, even if that person is not in fact authorized to do so by the user. Whenever there is reason to suspect that their password is being used without authorization, the user should change the password immediately.
In this respect, users are recommended to take the necessary precautions surrounding the confidentiality of their Personal Data when using the site and the internet as a whole.
The function of the user’s password is to protect their account against it being used by third parties and, therefore, Copersucar always suggests: (i) that users use strong passwords that are solely for accessing the digital environments of Copersucar, (ii) that this password is never shared with third parties, limiting access to their computer and browser, and (iii) that users log off from their accounts after using the services.
VI – Owner’s rights
The owner of the Personal Data enjoys the following rights in regard to their data, insofar as those rights are recognized under the applicable laws:
It is possible to exercise these rights by contacting us by sending a request to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
VII – Data of Minors
We do not deliberately collect Personal Data of children under the age of 13 (thirteen) years or those under the applicable age limit (“Age Limit”). If you are under the Age Limit, do not use the Copersucar services and do not provide any Personal Data.
If you are the parent of a minor and you discover that your child has provided Personal Data to Copersucar, contact us using the available at the e-mail address or via the e-mail account email@example.com.
If we become aware that we have collected the Personal Data of someone under the age of 13 (thirteen), we will take reasonable measures to remove their Personal Data.
VIII – Contact information
In case of any additional doubts, please e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IX – Amendments to this Policy
We may occasionally amend this Policy. When we make material changes to this Policy, you will be duly notified, according to the circumstances, for example, by displaying a notice on the main page of https://www.copersucar.com.br or by sending an e-mail to contacts registered in our services.
X – Final provisions
Copersucar, at its sole discretion, may modify the terms and conditions in this Notice, including, but not limited to, situations arising from compliance with legislation, alterations to the products and services, or by the rollout of new technological tools. For greater security and within the principle of transparency, any updates to the Privacy Notice will be made known to the owners on the Copersucar site (www.copersucar.com.br). Copersucar takes no responsibility for problems arising from delays, interruptions or blockages in the transmission of information sent to its e-mail address.
This Policy was last updated on November 26, 2020.