Coca-Cola Hellenic Ireland was recently recognized for its work in the sustainability area when it took home the Green Manufacturer Award at the 2015 Green Awards recently held in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin. The award was collected by Environment Manager Louise Wilson on behalf of the business. Its environmental efforts are focused on areas where it can have the greatest impact and can therefore make the most significant contribution. These include water stewardship, energy and climate protection and packaging and recycling.
Cocal-Cola Hellenic sets performance targets and report its progress every year and its bottling plants are regularly audited against the environmental standards of The Coca-Cola Company.
The entire team embraces these targets and takes great pride in the recognition achieved to date at a group level from the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), which named Coca-Cola Hellenic as an industry leader among beverage companies. In addition, the FTSE4Good, the London Stock Exchange’s index of companies that meet environmental and social criteria, has listed Coca-Cola HBC since the launch of the ranking in 2001.
This commitment to sustainability has translated into concrete achievements – large and small – for the local business. Here is just a sample:
Continuous improvement is at the heart of the CCH sustainability strategy and a tight-knit team collaborating to identify opportunities for ongoing improvement.