Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Joins Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 10:30am

CAMPAIGN: Energy & Climate

CONTENT: Press Release

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 the beverage industry.

“We know that Keurig shares our commitment to and enthusiasm for environmental sustainability, and we are excited to have the organization contribute to BIER," says Tod Christenson, BIER Director.  “With its current specialization in the coffee and tea industry, and plans to expand into cold beverages this year, Keurig adds a new dimension to BIER.  The company’s leadership in water stewardship and responsible management across both manufacturing and agriculture supply chains will be a tremendous resource to help further our coalition’s work.”

“As the popularity of our products continues to grow and our product mix evolves, our membership with BIER allows us to learn from, collaborate on and contribute to best-in-class practices to achieve positive environmental change throughout our supply chain and across the beverage sector,” said Monique Oxender, Keurig’s Chief Sustainability Officer.  “Joining this collaboration of leading beverage companies exemplifies our value of partnering for mutual success and aligns with our priorities around water stewardship, recyclability, and supply chain resiliency.”

Recently published BIER work includes a set of guiding principles for ecosystem services, sector guidance to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and a quantitative benchmarking study that examines water and energy use drivers and impacts across more than 1,700 beverage production facilities.

About BIER

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is a technical coalition of leading global beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. BIER aims to affect sector change through work focused on water stewardship, energy efficiency and climate change, beverage container recycling, sustainable agriculture, and eco-system services. BIER members include: American Beverage Association, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bacardi, Beam, Brown-Forman, Carlsberg, The Coca-Cola Company, Constellation Brands, Danone Waters, Diageo, Diversey, Ecolab, Fetzer Vineyards, Heineken, Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., MillerCoors, MolsonCoors, New Belgium Brewing Company, Ocean Spray Cranberries, PepsiCo, Pernod Ricard, SABMiller, and Sun Orchard. For more information, visit www.bieroundtable.com

About Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

As a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages, Keurig Green Mountain (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR), is recognized for its award-winning beverages, innovative brewing technology, and socially responsible business practices. The Company has inspired consumer passion for its products by revolutionizing beverage preparation at home and in the workplace. Keurig supports local and global communities by investing in sustainably-grown coffee and by its active involvement in a variety of social and environmental projects. By helping consumers drink for themselves, we believe we can brew a better world. For more information visit: www.KeurigGreenMountain.com. To purchase Keurig® products visit: www.Keurig.com or www.Keurig.ca.

Keurig routinely posts information that may be of importance to investors in the Investor Relations section of its website, www.KeurigGreenMountain.com, including news releases and its complete financial statements, as filed with the SEC. The Company encourages investors to consult this section of its website regularly for important information and news. Additionally, by subscribing to the Company's automatic email news release delivery, individuals can receive news directly from Keurig as it is released.

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Margaret Uttke
+1 (651) 697-5234
Sandy Yusen
+1 (802) 488-1462
Keywords: Environment | Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable | Energy | Events, Media & Communications | Keurig Green Mountain | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | bier | sustainability

CAMPAIGN: Energy & Climate

CONTENT: Press Release

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