Last month, our Budweiser Brewing Company APAC team unveiled a newly decorated Sustainability Meeting Room in their Shanghai Office. All the materials and decorations that we used for the room are made of agiowood – an innovative material in which recycled rice husk replaces the usage of real wood.
We are proud to have been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by CDP as one of a small number of companies that achieved a double ‘A’ score for global climate and water stewardship. For the full CDP A List, click here: https://https://www.cdp.net/en/companies/companies-scores
This year, we celebrate World Soil Day amidst a global pandemic that’s testing the resilience of communities around the world. On top of that, we have all witnessed firsthand the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss, underscoring the importance of healthy ecosystems in transforming food systems.
As the world’s leading brewer, we want every experience with beer to be a positive one. A big part of that is helping people make smart choices when enjoying our products; don’t drink and drive, hydrate between beers, pace yourself with one drink or less an hour, opt for a no- or low-alcohol brew, are just a few examples.
While shifting social norms isn’t necessarily easy, it can be done, says AB InBev Chief Marketing Officer, Pedro Earp.
Convoy helps drive asset utilization in A-B’s private fleet. By John Paul Hampstead, Director, Passport Research
“Transportation is key to our long-term 2025 sustainability goal of reducing carbon emissions throughout our entire value chain by 25%,” Slaughter explained. “Transportation is 9% of that. In addition to our consideration of alternative fuels — we’re working with Nikola and Tesla to make our entire dedicated fleet zero emission — we are also looking first at optimization, reducing emissions through picking the right mode of transport in the first place, and ensuring that all backhauls are full.”
BanQu is the world’s first non-cryptocurrency blockchain app to help the world’s poorest people establish a verifiable economic identity. By Sarah Murray
AB InBev’s technology partner is BanQu, a blockchain software company seeking solutions to extreme poverty. It is doing this in two ways: empowering the world’s poorest people by giving them a verifiable economic identity; and selling a software service to global brands looking to cut supply chain costs, reduce post-harvest loss, and improve their social and environmental performance at a time when more consumers want to buy green and ethical products.
“We’re the largest beer company in the world and the largest user of malting barley, so when you think about where investment into breeding research or the supporting tech comes from, if we’re not going to do it, who will?”
Katie Hoard, global director of Agricultural Innovation & Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch InBev is speaking to AgFunder about the company’s recent partnership with Sentera, a drone imagery analytics company.
Climate change is our starkest challenge: could artificial intelligence help us meet it head on? Many of our most challenging problems are incredibly complex, new tools for monitoring the environment and climate mitigation are needed to help business join the dots, helping you make better decisions. Ethical Corporation have just produced a 34-page briefing on Technology for Good, with expert response and analysis to help you join the dots on technology and sustainability.