August 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules (PEFCRs) are guiding documents and rules intended to provide transparency on the environmental impact of consumer products, and they often influence EU environmental policies as well as consumer information. The European Commission has published the latest PEFCRs on their website, including PEFCRs that focus on the beverage industry—Beer, Wine, and Packed Water.
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.
This month's BIER member spotlight focuses on Rick Price, Director of Global Environment, Health & Safety at Beam Suntory and participant in BIER's Water and Benchmarking working groups.
In April, Greenpeace released video footage showing that a palm oil supplier for major food companies, the Hayel Saeed Anam Group was destroying large swaths of rainforest in Indonesia, despite concerted efforts by industry stakeholders to stop forest destruction in palm oil supply chains. The repercussions for Hayel Saeed Anam Group are still unfolding, but recent history suggests that the outcome may well involve financial consequences.
The food and beverage industry is facing major change and shifting expectations, and brands have to decide whether to adapt, or risk losing out.
This year’s WorldView event in NYC offered attendees a timely, big picture view of macro-trends the food & beverage industry is facing. Our four industry-leading speakers offered up a comprehensive overview of the current landscape, but what do we do with this information, and how do organizations embrace change and innovation rather than being left behind? Let’s break it down.
Antea Group is excited to roll out our brand-new segment showcase pages on LinkedIn. Hopefully you are already connected with Antea Group's company page, and now these showcase pages will allow you to dig deeper into the industries you care about with content and links specificially geared toward the field.
Antea Group is pleased to announce that Tod Christenson, Senior Consultant based in St. Paul, has been appointed to lead our Food & Beverage Segment. With 30 years of experience in environmental consulting, Tod is a recognized sustainability expert within the beverage industry, serving as the Director of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER).
President and CEO, Tim Brown was featured in the May Issue of Gama News Magazine. The interview with Tim addressed questions pertaining to non-alcoholic drink innovation, succeeding in the current economic climate, markets or consumer groups that offer the greatest growth opportunities, as well as how to facilitate brand loyalty by reaching and engaging a shifting consumer base.
Sustainability - What Matters in the Food & Beverage Sector?
October 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Food & Beverage Sector?
Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Food & Beverage Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 96 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.
The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Food & Beverage Sector are: