Sustainability is a fancy term for a simple concept - thinking about tomorrow as much as today. Here at Darden, we refer to our environmental efforts as People, Planet and Plate, built off the “People, Planet, Profit” phrase coined by John Elkington in 1994. Coca-Cola focuses their efforts on Women, Water and Well-Being. Many companies are using consumer-friendly language to make a complicated subject simpler and more memorable, illustrating how sustainability is no longer a concept for scientists or green-minded consumers. What has been the result?
Committed to Deliver Safe Drinking Water to 2,000 Schools in Developing Countries by 2015; Company Takes Minority Ownership Stake in WaterHealth International
ATLANTA, May 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Coca-Cola Company and WaterHealth International (WHI) today announced their plan to bring safe drinking water to 1 million school children through their Child With Water (CWW) program.
Keep America Beautiful Helps Increase Recycling Bin Convenience Nationwide
STAMFORD, Conn., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Colleges, K-12 schools, nonprofits and local governments will now be better able to advance their recycling efforts thanks to a significant grant made possible by The Coca-Cola Foundation. The winning communities, schools, universities and organizations will receive nearly 4,500 recycling bins. Over 65 percent of the bins are designed specifically for permanent, ongoing use in heavily-trafficked public spaces and events, with the remaining 35 percent to be used by students in collegiate residence halls.
Today, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, Corporate Knights released its 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index, in which Coca-Cola Enterprises is ranked number 43.
This is the second time Coca-Cola Enterprises have been featured in the ranking, being listed #78 in 2011. CCE is number one among the five listed companies from the Food & Beverage sector, including Nestlé (#86), Unilever (#93), Campbell Soup (#96) and Danone (#97).
Interbrand, an identity and brand consulting company owned by the Omnicom Group, has released its 2013 ranking of the Best Global Brands. The top story is how Apple has replaced Coca-Cola as the new, most valuable brand in the world.
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.