“Refresh and reforest!" is one of the largest reforestation projects organized by a brewer in Romania, awakening beer lovers' desire to do good to the nature.
HEINEKEN is working with one of its fridge manufacturers in Mexico to collect more than 7,300 used fridges from the market. This means that 99.8% of the components of old fridges can now be reused, remanufactured or recycled.
Zero Emission Services B.V., a Dutch company, is introducing interchangeable battery containers to make inland shipping emission-free, HEINEKEN is their first client. The company has entered into a 10-year agreement, making great step towards climate-neutral logistics in the Netherlands.
The Slovenian Pivovarna Laško Union, part of the Heineken Group, committed to embrace a new sustainable packaging strategy.
In the last 5 years Bulgarian brewers have increasingly adopted sustainable brewing practices investing around 30 million EUR in innovative green solutions for improving the eco print of the brewing industry.
Brau Union’s second climate-neutral Schladming brewery in Austria, part of the Heineken group. The brewery is now entirely powered by renewable energy thanks to the installation of a new biomass boiler in June 2019. #BrewingABetterWorld
In the UK, Heineken is eliminating plastic from millions of cans as it rolls out innovative sustainable packaging across thousands of UK stores. Green Grip, the new 100% plastic-free cardboard topper for multi-pack cans is sustainably sourced, recyclable and compostable.
Use of surplus yeast in Marmite production
Since July this year, all Heineken beer for the Dutch market has been brewed using 100% green energy. Allowing the brand to take another step towards Heineken Netherlands’ mission to be fully circular by 2030. #WeAreHEINEKEN #BrewingABetterWorld
Zakgorka Brewery’s beer brand Ariana supported the building of the ‘green filter’ in the capital city of Sofia by planting 6286 trees.
New strategies for improving the sustainability of breweries: full waste recovery for aquaculture feed
Commitment of Belgian brewers on a further increase in the sustainability of their water use
The City of Leuven has been collecting 1 million litres of water since the beginning of June from the Stella Artois brewery
No more plastic, less CO2 emissions.
HEINEKEN Croatia has built a new pipeline, through which biogas is run from the purifier to the boiler room, where it is burned and used as thermal energy for production and heating.
New WWF tool will help Carlsberg build resilience through better understanding of water risk scenarios
Carlsberg Group will harness the WWF Water Risk Filter to generate water risk scenarios ((Optimistic, Current Trend and Pessimistic) for 2030 and 2050 in order to better understand future water risks and drive more effective corporate action on climate and water resilience.
Heineken Spain is the first Spanish brewer to produce all its beers and ciders exclusively with 100% renewable electricity.
Ciucaş, an Ursus brand, supports Foundation Conservation Carpathia in its effort to protect the forests in the Făgăraș Mountains, natural habitat for stags, deer and other wild animals.
Heineken has developed three water compensation projects from its Water Balancing program, which contribute to the recovery of natural ecosystems.
By September 2019 Ursus had replaced 60% of its forklifts with electric vehicles. A 100% electric forklift fleet is the aim for 2020.
Each year when the music stops a lot of waste is left behind.
Promoting training and innovation based on two key pillars of beer quality: sustainable cultivation of beer barley and 100% Italian malt.
This report contains pledges by the Spanish Brewing Sector, quantifying the main indicators at the time of publication and setting targets for 2025.
Inhabitants of Leuven co-invest in solar panels on roof of Stella Artois brewery
Grolsch took another major step towards becoming a CO2-neutral brewery by signing a heat supply contract with Twence, a regional supplier of sustainable energy.
The glue holding Carlsberg cans together will eliminate up to 76% of the plastic used in traditional multipacks, reducing plastic waste by more than 1,200 tonnes globally.
Grolsch switched to 100% green electricity from wind turbines.
Gambrinus Brewery stopped selling beer in PET bottles on 1 January 2020, reducing plastic production by 334 tons per year
Carlsberg Group's Fredericia brewery in Denmark was selected as a test site for its first “Total Water Recycling Plant” which will reduce the average water consumption at the brewery from the already low current level of 2.9 hl of water/hl of beer to 1.4 hl of water/hl of beer.
Three Polish breweries, operated by Kompania Piwowarska, will use 100% renewable electricity from Innogy to cover their power needs as of January 2021.
Another important step forward towards sustainability has been taken by our business in Italy. Birra Peroni switches now to electricity supplied 100% from renewable sources.
Over the last 10 years, the Radegast brewery has invested tens of millions of CZK to reduce water consumption. In 2018, Radegast reached a historic milestone because it needed only 2.51 hl of water (251 liters) to produce 1 hl (100 liters) of beer.
The short chain: valorising by-products in order to avoid food losses
The wind turbine supplies since the first week of October 2020 the bottling line of the Trappist brewery
For local people to combat climate change, in collaboration with Natuurpunt Limburg
At Roskilde Festival in 2019, Tuborg replaced over 1 million one-way plastic cups with sustainable cups that can be used up to 25 times, complete with collection and washing for re-use.
Carlsberg Group is developing the world’s first fully biodegradable wood-fiber bottle for beverages
Made by Grolsch for Kornuit, a beer crate entirely from plastic consumer waste.
Grolsch introduced new cardboard packaging for cans instead of plastics.
Proving to consumers and producers that wastewater solutions can work for the future