AB InBev Aims to Reduce Tons of Packaging Material by 100k
Anheuser-Busch InBev announced new five-year goals for its “Environmental Commitment,” including reducing packaging materials by 100,000 tons, or the equivalent of about 250 million full cans of beer.
The new commitments [PDF] build on the three-year global environmental achievements reached at the end of 2012 from a 2009 baseline, the company says. Other goals include:
- Reduce water risks and improve water management in 100% of its key barley growing regions in partnership with local stakeholders.
- Engage in watershed protection measures at 100% of its facilities located in key areas in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Mexico, Peru and the US, in partnership with local stakeholders.
- Reduce global water usage to 3.2 hectoliters of water per hectoliter of production.
- Reduce global GHG emissions per hectoliter of production by 10%, including a 15 percent reduction per hectoliter in China.
- Reduce global energy usage per hectoliter of production by 10%.
- Reach a 70% global average of eco-friendly cooler purchases annually.
Energy Manager News
- Senators National Energy Policy Vision Leads to a Hopeful Future
- Google Builds Data Center on Site of Old Coal Plant
- EPA Honors 3 Facilities for Combined Heat and Power
- Cheese Factory Installs Anaerobic Digestion
- Certification Program Established for Green Button Standard
- Diesel Genset Market to Reach $68B by 2024, Navigant Says
- Emulsion Mist Collectors Designed for Heavy Industry
- IKEA Plugs In Fuel Cells at California Store