Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Better Together: Meet the Environmental Leaders Committed to Sustainability Innovation in the Beverage Sector

Environmental Leaders Shaping the Beverage Sector's Future
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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.

Paul Bowen Recaps the BIER 2019 Spring Meeting

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June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ Paul Bowen, Water and Waste Water Technology expert for the Coca-Cola Company and one of our original founding members of BIER catches up with Margaret Uttke,  Communications Director for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable, to recap the recent spring roundtable meeting hosted by HEINEKEN on May 8 through 10 at their facilities in Amsterdam. Learn about what Paul's top three takeaways and much more in this interview.

Formalizing Sustainability: Kentucky Bourbon Industry Collaborates with BIER

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Kentucky Bourbon industry releases results of first environmental benchmarking study with BIER.

Sustainability is nothing new to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. In fact, it’s a way of life for businesses that are often family-operated and dependent upon natural resources, like wood, water, and grains.

BIER Member Spotlight: Kim Marotta

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The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series on a monthly basis. 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 Spotlights focuses on Kim Marotta, Global Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Molson Coors and participant in BIER's Water working group.

BIER Provides Leadership in Defining Beer PEFCR

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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.
 

BIER Member Spotlight: Rick Price

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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.

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.

Addressing Local Water Data Gaps

Taking the first step to better data through basin collaborations
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We’re living in the age of data; it’s seemingly everywhere, helping businesses uncover insights that fuel better decision-making and enable quicker innovation.

Highlights of BIER 2018 Spring Meeting

Hosted by the Carlsberg Group in Copenhagen, Denmark
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June 5, 2018  /3BL Media/ - Global beverage industry leaders convened May 22-24, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Hosted by the Carlsberg Group, this three-day meeting’s agenda tackled environmental sustainability challenges and successes through best practice sharing on carbon emissions, water reuse and technology, energy and climate change, and transparency and disclosure.

Tod Christenson Announces Retirement as BIER’s Executive Director

Associate Director Nick Martin to Transition into the Role
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May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Effective May 31, 2018, Tod Christenson will be formally retiring from his role as Executive Director of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER). As one of the original founders of the group back in 2006, Tod has been instrumental in the growth and evolution of the roundtable and in the success of its many initiatives.

Follow BIER on LinkedIn!

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We are excited to announce the launch of our new Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) LinkedIn page. In tandem with our Twitter, @BIERoundable, we will be sharing information on beverage industry sustainability, benchmarking, tools, and insights from our members.

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