Coca-Cola granted self-supply retail water licence

It is the fourth company in England to be granted a licence to supply its own water and wastewater services since the business retail market opened last year

Coca-Cola applies for self-supply retail water licence

Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) has applied for a self-supply water and sewerage licence in England. If granted, it will enable the company to provide retail services to itself and associated companies in the group, regulator Ofwat said. Retail services are customer facing services such as billing, meter reading and customer enquiries. The opening of […]

Coca-Cola’s plastic bottle production ‘up by a billion’

Coca-Cola has allegedly increased its production of single use plastic bottles by more than a billion a year. That’s according to Greenpeace, which also claims the company didn’t disclose information about how much plastic packaging it uses but its analysis found a huge increase from 2015/16. It adds Coca-Cola’s total production of single-use plastic bottles […]

Greenpeace protests Coca Cola’s plastic pollution

Greenpeace activists have installed a plastic sculpture at Coca Cola’s offices to protest against ocean pollution. The environmental campaigners placed the 2.5 tonne model at the front doors of the company’s London headquarters in Wimpole Street this morning. They claim the action is necessary because the global firm is not taking meaningful action to stop the 100 […]

‘Science-based’ carbon reduction targets reach 200 milestone

The number of companies that have committed to reduce their carbon emissions in line with global efforts to keep warming to well below 2°C has increased to 200. A total of 45 firms have joined the ‘Science Based Targets’ initiative since May this year when the figure stood at 155. According to UN Global Compact, […]

Contour Global – Coca Cola’s partner for CHP development

Coca-Cola HBC is the world leader in the soft drink manufacture and operates facilities globally. This case study speaks of a plant covering an area of 49.000 m2 which produces Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Nestea, and Kinley in PET and Bag in Box. REQUIREMENT: The agreement was to implement a trigeneration plant for the supply of […]

Suppliers fail in climate risk strategy

Multinationals aren’t able to manage climate risks due to the lack of strategies in their supply chain. That’s according to a new report by CDP which asked more than 7,800 suppliers of 75 multinationals for environmental information and climate risk strategies. The firms which include L’Oreal, Coca Cola, Dell, Unilever and Goldman Sachs, represent $2 trillion […]

‘Major food producers missing chance to cut climate risks’

Many of the world’s biggest food, beverage and tobacco firms are missing their chance to reduce climate risks. That’s according to a report from not-for-profit organisation Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). It showed some brands, such as Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s and Nestle, are tackling climate change. More than a third of the 97 companies it researched saw lower costs from implementing climate […]

M&S ties with BT at top of carbon leader board

Retailer M&S tied with telecoms group BT on the top spot in a carbon reporting leader board of FTSE 100 companies. Each company in the FTSE 100 was scored using publicly available data against 67 criteria to rate their carbon management strategy. Carbon Clear which did the rankings said Marks and Spencer impressed with their […]

Coca-Cola and Tesco unite for recycling campaign

Coca-Cola Enterprises and Tesco have joined forces to encourage people in Britain to recycle more in an effort to reduce the amount of rubbish they send to landfill. They have launched an online campaign, inviting Tesco customers to ‘pledge, play and recycle’ in return for a 50 pence voucher or Tesco Clubcard loyalty points. The […]