Water

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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How Coca-Cola India made water a top priority

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Coca-Cola India knew it needed to be more than compliant with government regulations for water stewardship, so the company and its bottling partners have helped transform the business into an example for the world to follow. Venkatesh Kini’s devotion to the natural world of India began long before he started working for Coca-Cola. As a young boy growing up on the country’s west coast, he loved to experience wildlife. He remembers parting ways

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Infographic: How Coca-Cola replenishes the water it uses

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At The Coca-Cola Company, water is the main ingredient in all our drinks. So for every drop we use, we give one back. Take a look at how we have reached our 2020 water replenishment goal five years ahead of schedule. Download Hi-Res Infographic (PDF) Find out more about how we’ve achieved our water replenishment goal five years ahead of schedule.

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9 important questions around Coca-Cola and water

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Public perception often helps form reality, and we care about what you think. Rather than pull the “no comment” card, we’re going to answer critical questions directly. In doing so, we hope you will better understand our positions on various topics and why we do the things we do. Q. How does Coca-Cola measure its water replenishment for its global sales volume? A. We measure water replenishment based on projects that safely and sustainably

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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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Is it possible to create ‘Value’ and ‘ROI’ indicators for ecosystems? In a word, Yes.

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In a few weeks time, several thousand water experts, scientists and campaigners will come together again at the annual World Water Week in Stockholm to catch up on the latest challenges and brainstorm how to secure ‘water for sustainable growth’. The Coca-Cola Company is one of the global businesses willing and working to make a real difference to water resource management and sustainability, both inside our own bottling plants and

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Up on the roof: glacéau smartwater partners with Fat Buddha Yoga for alfresco yoga sessions

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As part of glacéau smartwater's 'Life Distilled' campaign, the brand has partnered with cult-London yoga class Fat Buddha Yoga to create 45-minute Smart Yoga sessions on the garden roof terrace of Coca-Cola GB's London HQ.  This summer you can enjoy a 'distilled' alfresco yoga experience thanks to glacéau smartwater. Devised by Fat Buddha Yoga founder, Jessica Skye, the sessions embrace simplicity, cut complexity and celebrate smart living.

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