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In the beverage sector, being more productive while using less energy has never been a greater priority given the increasing expectations from retailers, distributors and consumers for more sustainable manufacturing. From conversion of raw ingredients and bottling to final packaging and transportation to market, BIER recognizes that there are considerable opportunities to improve energy efficiency across beverage sector operations and works to achieve acceptable standards through benchmarking and best practice sharing around energy accounting, key performance indicators and transparency.

In addition, as climate change legislation advances throughout the world, beverage companies are proactively driving strategies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions associated with their enterprises as well as the life-cycles of their products. Through the allied voice of BIER, members collaborate to monitor and inform the development of climate change policy initiatives and work to ensure policy compliance through common guidance for calculating, tracking and reporting carbon impacts within the beverage sector.

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How Leading Beverage Companies Are Tackling Climate Change Together
Climate change poses one of the greatest challenges to the continued prosperity of societies and businesses around the world, as well as the vitality of our natural resources and environment. Since 2006, members of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) have been working to advance environmental sustainability in the beverage sector and fight climate change through...
Aug 30, 2017 4:10 PM ET
BIER Issues Results of 2016 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study
February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released their 2016 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study, celebrating their ninth benchmarking report on key performance data within the industry. Findings of the study substantiate the beverage industry’s ongoing efforts to better understand and reduce resource use on a global scale. Nineteen companies...
Feb 23, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Releases Energy Management Guidance for a Better Bottom Line and a Better Environment
September 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) recognizes that energy management equals cost savings and has therefore released an Energy Management Guidance section to their website.  This Guidance was developed 'by Energy Managers for Energy Managers’ and further reinforces the Beverage...
Sep 14, 2015 4:30 PM ET
Key Global Beverage Companies Share Commitment to Addressing Climate Change in Operations and Supply Chains
May 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Given the global beverage sector’s share of Global Greenhouse Gases (GHG) is estimated at 0.4%, climate change reduction and adaptation are crucial components for environmental sustainability strategies in the beverage industry.  Climate change has significant ramifications for water and energy -- vital resources both within our direct operations, as well as within...
May 20, 2015 4:30 PM ET
BIER Issues Results of 2014 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study
February 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) marks the release of select results from the 2014 benchmarking study.  In its eighth year of benchmarking, BIER recognized a number of key findings pointing to continued efforts on the part of the beverage industry to improve water and energy usage. With participation from over 1,700 facilities accross...
Feb 12, 2015 1:30 PM ET

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