Brazilian Sugarcane and Bioenergy Industry Association

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Lobbying Costs

25,000€ - 49,999€

Financial year: Apr 2021 - Mar 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.5 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Brazilian Sugarcane and Bioenergy Industry Association   (UNICA)

    EU Transparency Register

    868501130379-95 First registered on 26 Feb 2018

    Goals / Remit

    UNICA is the leading trade association for the sugarcane and bioenergy industry in Brazil, representing 90 percent of the country’s sugarcane production and processing. UNICA’s priorities include serving as a source for credible information and analysis about the efficiency and sustainability of sugarcane products, particularly ethanol. The association works to encourage the continuous advancement of sustainable practices throughout the sugarcane industry and to promote sugarcane-based biofuels as a clean, reliable alternative to fossil fuels.

    Main EU files targeted

    FIT FOR 55, including the reform of the Renewable Energy Directive (REDIII), Sustainable Aviation Fuels and the Carbon-Border Adjustment Mechanism.
    Low-ILUC risk certification
    Taxonomy Regulation and associated delegated Acts
    EU-Mercosur Association Agreement


    Head Office
    Avenida Faria Lima 2179 10th floor
    Sao Paulo 01452-000
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 19 A/D
    Brussels 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 03 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Ana Raquel LAGES FERNANDES 15 Sep 2023 13 Sep 2024
    Ms Geraldine Kutas 20 Sep 2018 31 Aug 2019

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2021 - Mar 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    trade strategies 10,000€ - 24,999€
    fti 10,000€ - 24,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    trade strategies

    Closed year Costs

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    ITRE vote provides opportunity to confirm biofuels deserve seat at the table, but targets remain low:

    A climate action roadmap for sustainable sugarcane:

    Driving Green Financing for Brazil's Biofuel Sector:

    Bio-based sustainable aviation fuels as a decarbonisation pathway:

    Has RED finally become GREEN?

    Sugarcane and plastics: what does the future hold?

    Can sugarcane drive the circular economy for sustainable plastics?

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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