Despite professing strong pro-environmental values around recycling, consumers are not translating these values into action. Why not?
At Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), we talk a lot about moving beyond the four walls of our operations to influence our broader value chain. We do this not only to reduce our own impacts but to explore new ways to create positive change on broader societal issues.
We are focused on unlocking innovation and collaboration with many partners to solve today’s tough issues because, quite frankly, none of us can do it alone and we will rely on each other to create new answers to existing challenges.
For World Water Day, we’ve put together a playlist all about water. It includes some of the best interviews we’ve conducted over the years with experts in the business and nonprofit world talking about the water crisis, and how they are working to solve it.
Today, the Carbon Trust issued a call for business to ‘wake up to water use,’ releasing new data that reveals that while international business leaders agree that carbon emissions are a priority, less than half recognize the need for action on water.
It also introduced a new Water Standard which assesses business performance on water reduction and the importance placed on water stewardship. Coca-Cola Enterprises was one of the first businesses to pilot and receive the standard, which evaluated our approach to water across our European operations.
Company is one of first businesses to achieve new international Carbon Trust Water Standard
LONDON, February 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/NYSE Euronext Paris: CCE), which produces, markets and distributes Coca-Cola products in Western Europe, today became one of the first companies to be awarded the new Carbon Trust Water Standard, an international award for water reduction.
H&M and the World Wildlife Fund have announced a three-year global partnership to innovate a new H&M corporate water strategy. The initiative will include conservation throughout the company’s whole supply chain as well as its manufacturing facilities. Under the plan, H&M designers and buyers will receive training in the water impacts of raw material production as well as wet processes for different styles, to promote more sustainable choices.
Sodexo has been recognized as the global sustainability leader in its industry segment by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. The company’s programs include encouraging chefs to consider more sustainability seafood selections and zero-waste campaigns to reduce carbon footprints, and integrated management systems to provide sustainable energy and food service solutions that reduce client costs.
MADISON, Wis., October 30, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Through a grant provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Leonardo Academy continues to help reduce emissions from older, less efficient vehicles throughout the country. Partnering with Coca-Cola Refreshments and United Parcel Service (UPS), who contributed over $3.2 million to this project, this award helped fund the replacement of 40 heavy duty diesel delivery trucks.
Venture capital funding for digital health is up by 70 percent, according to a new report from health start up accelerator Rock Health. $1.08 billion has been invested in digital health start ups so far this year, already passing the total of $956 million spent in all of last year. 84 percent more deals have been made, while 10 percent of the funds are first-time health investors.