Together Towards ZERO

Falkenberg Becomes Carlsberg's First Carbon-Neutral Brewery

by Sustainable Brands

Carlsberg Group is now one step closer to achieving its Together Towards Zero goals — the company’s brewery in Falkenberg, Sweden is now 100 percent powered by biogas and clean electricity, thereby reducing its CO2 emissions to zero.

Carlsberg Group Ready with First Carbon-Neutral Brewery

Carlsberg Sverige now runs Sweden's first big brewery with zero carbon emissions from its energy consumption. The brewery in Falkenberg is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity.
Press Release

November 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this year, the Carlsberg Group launched a new sustainability programme - Together Towards Zero. One of its four ambitions "Zero Carbon Footprint" is supported by a target to eliminate carbon emissions from all breweries1 and achieving a 30% reduction in the beer-in-hand carbon footprint2 by 2030. To achieve the ambitious targets, Carlsberg Group’s breweries will use 100 percent renewable electricity and eliminate coal as a source of energy by 2022.

Carlsberg's Sustainability Director on the Three Skills All CSOs Need

by Madeleine Cuff

Simon Boas Hoffmeyer is sustainability director at Carlsberg. Earlier this year he launched, Together Towards Zero, a major new sustainability strategy that will see the brewer target zero carbon emissions at its breweries worldwide by 2030.  

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Carlsberg Group Wins Award for Reporting on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Press Release

October 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Carlsberg Group has been awarded for the communication and integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in its 2016 Sustainability Report, at the Danish CSR Rapporteringsprisen 2017.

The judging panel praised the clear connection between Carlsberg's sustainability programme and selected SDG’s for which it can effectively contribute towards, alongside the steps that will be taken to impact them.

Creating New Green Growth By Dodging The Landfill

by Selina Juul

This joint article is written for Huff Post by Selina Juul, Champion 12.3 and Founder of Stop Wasting Food movement and Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of Carlsberg A /S, The Carlsberg Foundation and The Tuborg Foundation


This joint article is written for Huff Post by Selina Juul, Champion 12.3 and Founder of Stop Wasting Food movement and Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of Carlsberg A /S, The Carlsberg Foundation and The Tuborg Foundation

Carlsberg Group Chairman Flemming Besenbacher Emphasises Need for Business Leadership to Combat Climate Change During Speech at Climate Week NYC

Press Release

September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Speaking in New York at the opening of Climate Week NYC, Carlsberg Chairman Flemming Besenbacher called for businesses to adopt ambitious targets and actions in order to create necessary change.

Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of the Carlsberg Group, said:

Carlsberg Aims to Produce Beer with Renewable Energy

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman

When someone takes a swig from their favorite beer, they may not realize that brewing beer is an energy intensive process. But brewing companies that desire to reduce their carbon emissions are well aware. Carlsberg Group, a global brewer headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, has set a lofty goal of powering its breweries with only renewable energy by 2022. Call it the company’s "100 percent renewables by 2022 goal."

How Leading Beverage Companies Are Tackling Climate Change Together


At the Carlsberg Group, a member of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable, a global carbon footprinting exercise of the entire value chain formed the foundation for their new ambitious sustainability program: Together Towards ZERO.

Carlsberg Creates ZERO Carbon Windmill Bar

Press Release

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Following commitments to 100% renewable electricity and ZERO carbon emissions at its breweries, Carlsberg asked itself whether it was possible to develop the most climate-friendly bar in the world. The answer? Probably!

As part of 170 hours of celebration to mark the brewer’s 170 years anniversary, Carlsberg has built a ZERO Carbon Windmill Bar at the historical Carlsberg District in Copenhagen.

Beermaker Carlsberg Zeroes In On Zero

by James Murray

The obvious way to start a feature about Carlsberg's sustainability strategy would be to jokingly refer to it as "probably the best sustainability strategy in the world." But could the advert-inspired hyperbole actually be justified?


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