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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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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
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Joins Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable
January 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is pleased to welcome Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas, and other beverages, as its newest member.  With more than 400 beverage offerings from 60 brands, Keurig brings a unique perspective to BIER’s efforts to advance environmental sustainability within...
Jan 28, 2015 10:30 AM ET
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable
St. Paul, Minn., October 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Beverage industry leaders from across the globe convened October 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Ecolab hosted the event at the company’s Global Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) Center on its Schuman Campus in Eagan, Minn. The three-day agenda focused on BIER’s current work to...
Oct 21, 2014 2:20 PM ET