Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER)

BIER Member Spotlight: Julio Torruella

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Twice a month the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

The second of this month's BIER Member Spotlight focuses on Julio Torruella, Global Sustainability Director for Bacardi Limited and participant in BIER's Water, Technology, and Benchmarking working groups.

Beverage Sector Sustainability Pros Discuss Water Reclaim, Reuse Barriers

Enhancing Water Reclaim & Reuse in the Beverage Sector
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Dwindling water quality. Increasing water scarcity. Lack of water access. These days, if there’s one thing in full supply in the world, it’s water-related challenges.

But solutions to these challenges do exist—and others are in the making. Solutions, however, often come with their own set of barriers. One such quandary is water reclaim and reuse—particularly in the beverage sector.

BIER Member Spotlight: Suzette Carty

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Twice a month the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

BIER Member Spotlight: Julien Gervreau

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Twice a month the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is highlighting their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

Taking the Long View: 30 Years in EHS and Sustainability

On the occasion of the retirement of Tod Christenson
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As he prepares to retire and enjoy fishing and family time, Antea Group Vice President and Food & Beverage Segment Leader Tod Christenson talks with us about the changes he’s seen and lessons he’s learned over his 30+ years as an EHS and sustainability pro.

Learn more about Tod and his wealth of experience in his own words.

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Better Together: The Next 10 Years of BIER—And Beyond

Meet the environmental leaders committed to sustainability innovation in the beverage sector
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As Helen Keller so famously said: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

Since our inception in 2006, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has stayed true to this founding concept, with global beverage brands setting competition aside and coming together as an industry to advance environmental sustainability and value.

BIER Releases Latest Practical Watershed Context Tool

Performance in Watershed Context Insights Paper
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A collaboration of 19 leading beverage companies developed and tested a pragmatic decision support process for enabling more informed water-related investment decisions across a portfolio of operational sites. The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable’s (BIER) insights paper, entitled Performance in Watershed Context: Insights and Opportunities, provides a concise update to and builds upon earlier work completed via key partnerships with technical advisors from Ceres, The Nature Conservancy, and World Resources Institute.

How Leading Beverage Companies Are Tackling Climate Change Together

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Climate change poses one of the greatest challenges to the continued prosperity of societies and businesses around the world, as well as the vitality of our natural resources and environment.
 
Since 2006, members of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) have been working to advance environmental sustainability in the beverage sector and fight climate change through collaboration, data collection, standard setting and more.

7 Major Water Stewardship Milestones in the Beverage Industry | BIER Decade in Review

Water is absolutely vital to the beverage industry
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Water is absolutely vital to the beverage industry. Beverage companies not only rely on water as an essential ingredient, but also as a primary resource for growing agricultural ingredients. As a result, protecting this critical resource is a business imperative—not to mention the right thing to do.

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable to Hold Inaugural Latin America Water Forum

Mexico City, Mexico, June 14-15, 2017
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June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER), a technical coalition of global beverage sector leaders, announced today that it will sponsor its first 2-day regional forum event for members, select supply chain stakeholders and industry partners in Latin America, June 14-15, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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