AB InBev: Lessons Learned from Scaling Up a Sustainable Logistics Operation

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AB InBev: Lessons Learned from Scaling Up a Sustainable Logistics Operation

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Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:00am

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Moving goods from raw ingredients to finished products is complex and requires a significant amount of energy. A bottle of Budweiser, for example, starts with transporting barley and other materials to the brewery and then shipping our finished product to millions of sales points around the world. This flow is what we call transportation logistics, and the sector contributes to 5.5 percent of all global carbon emissions, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Anheuser-Busch InBev is the world’s leading brewer and our supply chain spans 25 countries. While we’ve been steadily reducing our environmental impact within our breweries for decades, we recognize the need to do more to improve our performance across our supply chain, where a large part of our impacts take place. But this also brings bigger challenges because we have less control over processes that are outsourced, such as transportation activities.

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Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Anheuser-Busch InBev | Sustainable Logistics | World Economic Forum (WEF) | supply chain | sustainable brands

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