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Are you a brewer or a business operating in the beer value chain in Europe that has taken steps to integrate environmental sustainability in your operations? If so, we’d love to know more and to promote your efforts.

Sustainable brewery in Salzburg, Austria


Energy - Regional, National - Austria

"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."

Mahou San Miguel is committed to sustainability in its strategy


Energy - National, Trans-national - Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Netherlands

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.

Alken-Maes goes for sustainability


Energy - Local - Belgium

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.

Heineken’s Sol now brewed with solar energy


Energy - Global - Global

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.

Climate neutral brewery in Austria


Energy - Regional - Austria

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

Heineken brewed 100% green for the Dutch market


Energy - National - Netherlands

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

Brewed by the Sun


Energy - National - Spain

Heineken Spain is the first Spanish brewer to produce all its beers and ciders exclusively with 100% renewable electricity.