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Coca-Cola makes Fortune’s ‘Change the World’ list for 5by20 initiative

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With sustainability integrated into every aspect of our business, we have long embraced the concept that doing good is good business. This year, Fortune magazine recognised Coca-Cola for this approach by including the company on its “Change the World” list. We ranked No. 11 on the list of 50 companies, earning recognition for our 5by20 programme, which aims to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million

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How Coca-Cola GB’s Consumer Interaction Centre has become a big hit with the people it serves

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We’ve always been interested in what our consumers have to say about us. That’s why we set up a rapid-response consumer interaction centre at our London base. Here, we take you behind the scenes. At first glance, it looks just like a regular London office. There are groups of busy people plugged into laptops, shouldering phones and tapping away on keyboards. But, scratch the surface, and you’ll see that what the Coca-Cola GB consumer interaction

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How a small switch sparked something big at a busy Coca-Cola bottling factory in north London

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There’s nothing more frustrating than knowing you’re missing something, but not knowing what or where the problem lies. One spring day in Edmonton, north London, that was the quandary facing Maryanne Proctor, Environment Manager at the Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) factory. The Edmonton factory had introduced its weekend shutdown process, allowing factory lines to go down, making savings on idle lines into a routine. But after shutting down

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Honest launches in the UK: New organic bottled herbal tea brand is #refreshinglyhonest

HONEST, a new organic bottled herbal tea brand, has launched in the UK for the first time, with three low calorie variants. After almost 20 years of success as the top-selling organic bottled tea in the US, HONEST is launching in the UK this month. HONEST is aimed at those who seek organic refreshment during their busy on-the-go lifestyle. The three variants launching this summer are: Lemon Flavoured Herbal Tea with Honey, Orange and Mango Flavoured

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Our water wakeup call…what will be yours?

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Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, Muhtar Kent on reaching the company's 2020 water replenishment goal five years ahead of schedule, and why we need to take action on protecting and conserving water now. Our world has a water problem. It is an issue my company has grappled with for years in many parts of the world. It’s no secret global water supplies are stressed. Some estimates suggest just 15 years from now our world will need 40 percent

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Watershed milestone: Coca-Cola becomes first Fortune 500 company to replenish all water used globally

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What began as an aspirational goal nine years ago is now a global industry milestone. From Stockholm, during World Water Week, Coca-Cola announced that it is the first Fortune 500 company to replenish the equivalent amount of water used in its global sales volume and production back to nature and communities. In 2007, Coca-Cola committed to replenishing every litre of water used in its global sales volume and production by the end of 2020.

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For every drop of water we use at Coca-Cola, we give one back

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Greg Koch has been working with The Coca-Cola Company across environmental, technical and public affairs issues for more than 20 years. To celebrate World Water Week, he discusses how the company has managed to surpass its target of replenishing 100% of the water it uses – 5 years ahead of schedule. I’m incredibly proud and excited that we’ve reached this fantastic milestone of replenishing 100% of the water we use. We actually reached 115% in 2015,

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How Coca-Cola's overcoming obstacles and challenges to protect water for all

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Ulrike Sapiro, director of sustainability for The Coca-Cola Company across Western Europe, explains how water is the most valuable resource in the world, and why it's our responsibility to protect it for our communities, for the world, and for future generations. Enlightened business leaders are endorsing this view because it’s becoming increasingly obvious that safe and reliable water resources are the key to security of supply, security, health

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The Piccadilly Sign: How Coca-Cola found a home at one of the most famous advertising spots in the world

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As Coca-Cola turns 130 this year, archivist Justine Fletcher tells the story behind the brand’s iconic sign at Piccadilly Circus, and how it’s been lighting up the streets of London for more than 60 years. Over 60 years ago a famous sign was turned on at Piccadilly Circus. It measured 44 feet square, had nearly a mile of neon and weighed 5,000 pounds. Built by British company, Claude-General Neon Lights, Ltd, and placed in the most iconic area of

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Does Coca Cola make drinks on disputed territory in Israel?

No. Our manufacturing plants in Israel are in Bnai Brak and Askelon, neither of which is in disputed territory. They are 100% owned by a private company, Central Bottling Company (CBC). Did you know? Coca‑Cola may be a global brand but all our bottling operations are local. The first people to be hurt by any boycotts are our local employees, followed by the thousands of retailers, distributors, farmers and others throughout our supply chain

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