SÃO PAULO, October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - AB InBev subsidary Ambev, with the support of its tech hub Z-Tech, closed a partnership with the startup Lemon Energia, a São Paulo based company that connects producers of renewable energy with SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses). The project will provide renewable energy to more than 50,000 small shops, bars and restaurants until 2023. The initiative complements Ambev’s efforts to augment the renewable energy ecosystem in the country, and also aligns with Z-Tech’s mission of empowering SMBs through technology.
This past week, during the 75th (and first-ever virtual) UN General Assembly, AB InBev joined conversations around the world’s most pressing problems. In collaboration with industry, government and civil society leaders, we look for solutions and opportunities to address the economic impact of the pandemic, climate change’s increasing pressure on the global food system, and advocate for collaboration to accelerate progress.
by Fernando Tennenbaum, Chief Financial Officer at Anheuser-Busch InBev
This week, during the 75th annual (and first-ever virtual) UN General Assembly, I had the opportunity to speak at the United Nations Global Compact to support the launch of the CFO Taskforce for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I am proud to join this Taskforce as a founding member on behalf of AB InBev to build the roadmap for how the private sector, and more specifically corporate finance, can help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Building a better world is a task that can only be achieved when we work together, even when we’re at a distance. We support the United Nations SDGs and are committed to working with our partners towards a more sustainable future.
We're proud to be featured on Fortune Magazine’s Change The World 2020 ranking as we deepen our strong partnerships and continue to innovate around the world to deliver economic and environmental impact.
by Charlie Ross, Chief Business Officer of EverGrain Ingredients
Among food and beverage brands, interest in barley is growing due to label-friendliness with consumers and versatility across many categories. Furthermore, barley has a strong sustainability story that can provide a genuine position that appeals to many consumers. For these and other reasons, brands are turning to barley to expand their portfolios with applications that appeal to the health-minded and environmentally conscious consumer.
Two years after launching the 100+ Accelerator we have seen how our startups have skyrocketed. They are creating impact worldwide and helping us become more sustainable, innovative and transformative every day.
The 21 companies that began this journey have raised more than 120 million dollars in investment and half of them have long term contracts with our company. This is the story of our top ten innovators:
We’re proud to be shortlisted for Best Green Catalyst for our Eclipse Platform in the RE100 Leadership Awards! Many of our suppliers are already using renewable energy, and we’re sharing our learnings to support others to do the same.
Until now, there’s only been one beverage that barley has been used for: beer. Other than that, the only places you’re likely to see it pop up is in soups, stews, and grain bowls. But Sarah Pool, the CEO and co-founder of Take Two Foods, decided to try something that hadn’t been done with barley before: Milk it.
US brewer Anheuser-Busch is planning to convert more than 180 of its trucks to "renewable natural gas" (RNG), a move that is expected to reduce emissions by 70% compared to using conventional diesel.
By Matt Mace
Anheuser-Busch, a wholly owned subsidiary of global brewer AB InBev, will convert 30% of its dedicated fleet to RNG. The vehicles, comprising of two fleets, will travel more than 8.5 million miles each year.
Anheuser-Busch has placed an order from Agility Fuel Solutions to equip new class-8 trucks with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel systems that can run on RNG. In 2014 and 2015, the company converted 160 diesel trucks in Houston and St. Louis to CNG engines.