In an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee, Jonah Smith, Sustainability Manager at MillerCoors and Nelson Switzer, Chief Sustainability Officer at Nestlé Waters North America share how they are working with 20 leading environmental organizations and food and beverage companies to protect California’s water supply.
New analysis shows switch to bottled water from other drinks saves the average person the caloric equivalent of 87 cheeseburgers per year
June 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The tremendous rise in U.S. bottled water consumption has resulted in significant caloric savings, according to a new study from the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC). As Americans have increasingly opted for calorie-free bottled water instead of other beverages, they have collectively cut 61 to 68 trillion calories over the past 15 years (2000-2015).
Use the hashtag #Hydrate4Health to participate in a Twitter chat with author, blogger and registered dietician, Bonnie Taub-Dix on Thursday December 4th at 1pm. Tune in for ways to lighten up the holiday season through healthy hydration and festive libations.
The company has announced it is scaling up its globally recognised sustainable development programmes with ambitious new targets. These targets build on strong achievements set out in its 2014 Sustainable Development Report
July 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - SABMiller has announced it is scaling up its globally-recognised sustainable development programmes with ambitious new targets. These targets build on strong achievements set out in its 2014 Sustainable Development (SD) Summary Report, available online at www.sabmiller.com/prosper.
Fair Trade Certified products gain momentum in North American markets, helping shoppers make every purchase matter
Oakland, CA, March 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announces the launch of over 50 new Fair Trade Certified™ apparel and consumer packaged goods (CPG) products in the first quarter of 2014, delivering more sustainable choices to consumers. These new products add to the 300 Fair Trade Certified CPG items launched in 2013 alone.
The report details the company's new gains in ongoing efforts to decrease its impact on the environment.
January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Hamilton, Bermuda, January 22, 2014-Bacardi Limited, in its just-released Annual Report on Corporate Responsibility (CR), announced new gains in ongoing efforts to decrease its impact on the environment. Family-owned Bacardi reduced energy use by more than 25 percent and water use by an impressive 54 percent, compared to results in the Company's first CR Report in 2006. The water Bacardi saved is equivalent to 10.3 million people showering.
As part of its support for Special Olympics Great Britain, Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) partnered with Recoup to manage recycling at the charity’s ninth National Summer Games, helping to deliver a green Games with the collection of over 30,000 PET bottles.
The report highlights three of the most material sustainable development issues for the business: its economic contribution, the role of beer in society and tackling resource scarcity through the water-food-energy nexus
June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The value of local growth