September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Constellation Brands, a leading beer, wine and spirits company, as its newest member. With over 100 brands in its portfolio, Constellation Brands will bring multi-category perspectives to BIER’s collaborative approach to reduce resource consumption, mitigate impacts and ensure the sustainable future of the beverage sector.
Seeks to Ensure Common Framework for Sector GHG Emissions Reporting
Jan. 20, 2013 / 3BL Media / - In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting.
Antea Group would like to recognize IBWA for new study showing bottled water industry has a low water use ratio
October 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The results of a new study released today by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) show that the amount of water used to produce bottled water products is less than all other types of packaged beverages. On average, only 1.39 liters (1.39L/L) of water is used to produce every one liter of finished bottled water (1).
Identifies an Overall Improvement in Beverage Industry Water Use
St. Paul, Minn., January 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Since 2007, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has conducted an annual quantitative benchmark to examine water use in the beverage sector. 2012 marks the completion of its sixth annual water use benchmarking study that evaluates the performance of more than 1,600 beverage manufacturing facilities distributed across 6 continents and representing 17 different beverage companies.
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released today “A Practical Perspective on Managing Water-Related Business Risks and Opportunities in the Beverage Sector”, a document developed through a collaborative effort of BIER members for the purpose of sharing collective experience with proactively identifying, prioritizing, and managing water-related risks and opportunities.
Analysis To Drive Understanding Of Greenhouse Gas Impacts And Reduction Opportunities
(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – September 10, 2012 – In an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories – beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine.