Mahou San Miguel has switched to 100% recycled and recyclable furniture on the terraces of the restaurants and bars of its customers.
"As a privately-owned brewery we feel personally obliged to uphold certain values. Environmental sustainability and quality-consciousness play a decisive role here. Our annual Sustainability Report is compiled according to GRI standards, and documents our priorities, achievements and goals."
In 2018, Mahou San Miguel was a pioneer in launching ecological sunshades with nanotechnology that contribute to purify the air by eliminating harmful substances. In 2021, the Spanish brewer will introduce sustainable sunshades in six key international markets.
How can we achieve more production sustainability and higher yield, with more compact and energy-saving plants? To accomplish these goals, GEA takes a holistic view of the processes from malt intake to bottling
AB InBev has revealed a new bottle design that reduces the weight of its standard longneck beer bottle from 180g to 150g, cutting CO2 emissions by 17% per bottle.
Mahou San Miguel has reduced its CO2 emissions and natural gas consumption by 60% at its Burgos Production Center by recovering energy from the production process of Verallia, a glass manufacturer located next to the brewer’s facilities.
A solar process heating system delivered by rooftop flat-plate collectors combined with a heat storage system puts an end to the use of the fossil fuel gas-heated steam and helped reduced energy cost in The Hütt-Brauerei Bettenhäuser GmbH & Co KG.
The Pilsner Urquell packaging has been refreshed: the plastic labels and aluminum foil have been replaced with 100% recyclable paper labels.
Rothaus Brewery has been using sustainable energy production based on wood chips for several years. To further reduce the consumption of resources, Rothaus Brewery has installed a solar collectors, measuring approximately 1,000 m², in 2018.
AB InBev and supermarket group Colruyt join forces: Green hydrogen as a promising solution for heavy transport
AB InBev and Colruyt are collaborating to demonstrate the use of alternative fuels on a large scale to the transport and logistics sectors. On their way to zero-emission transport, the two companies want to build further on the hydrogen economy for heavy transport in Belgium.
AB InBev provides tools, resources and technology that empower farmers to improve their yields, livelihoods and sustainability. As part of their 2025 Sustainability Goals, AB InBev is committed to skill, connect and financially empower 100% of their direct farmers by 2025.
Royal Grolsch has launched a digital platform for entrepreneurs within the Dutch hospitality sector: duurzamehoreca.nl. The online platform provides insights into their business and e-learnings and information about sustainability.
Alken-Maes will further reduce its environmental footprint through sourcing locally grown hops and barley, and by adding two wind turbines to sit alongside 6,000 solar panels on its brewery roof.
Over the past few years, Empresa de Cervejas da Madeira (The Madeira Beer Company) has invested in ensuring environmentally sustainable processes across the production chain. Transitioning to solar energy is their latest project.
An ongoing project aims to replace the refrigeration compressors, as the energy consumption of our currently used technology is high.
From barley to bar: AB InBev trials blockchain with farmers to bring supply chain transparency all the way to beer drinkers
AB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, has launched a new pilot in Europe that will use blockchain technology to give full transparency and traceability in its supply chain of barley, from consumer back to the farm.
AB InBev and BayWa r.e. announce biggest ever Pan-European corporate solar power deal to brew Budweiser with 100% renewable electricity
AB InBev beers, including Budweiser will soon be brewed with renewable electricity throughout Europe as AB InBev inks a deal with global renewable energy developer, BayWa r.e., to purchase 100% renewable electricity for its European brewing operations.
32 startups get the opportunity to accelerate their business at AB InBev’s Global Innovation and Technology Center
On the 19th and 20th of February 2020, 32 startups had the opportunity to accelerate their business in collaboration with AB InBev, which opened the doors of its Global Innovation and Technology Center (GITEC).
In 2020, Carlsberg Group purchased electric 26-tonne trucks from Renault Trucks to make important steps in the transformation of urban transport.
Scientists at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory in Copenhagen are turning their attention to sustainable agriculture to reduce climate risks in the supply chain
Since April 2020, HEINEKEN's Sol beer has been brewed using solar energy thanks to the installation of 9,212 solar panels in its brewery in Zoeterwoude. Consumers across 50 markets now have access to the sunshine beer, which marks an important step in its journey to reduce its carbon footprint.
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
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.
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.
Heineken Spain is the first Spanish brewer to produce all its beers and ciders exclusively with 100% renewable electricity.
By September 2019 Ursus had replaced 60% of its forklifts with electric vehicles. A 100% electric forklift fleet is the aim for 2020.
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.
Grolsch switched to 100% green electricity from wind turbines.
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.
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