BUSINESS WIRE --Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE), the world’s largest marketer, distributor, and producer of Coca-Cola products, has published its third company-wide Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report, Shape Tomorrow…Today. To access CCE’s 2007 Report in its entirety, please visit http://www.cokecce.com/assets/uploaded_files/2007_CRSReport.pdf. Comments and feedback related to the 2007 Report are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Report follows the G3 guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and announces the company’s first-ever goals and commitments in its five strategic CRS focus areas: water stewardship, sustainable packaging/recycling, energy conservation/climate change, product portfolio/well-being, and diverse and inclusive culture. The Report is a comprehensive look at Coca-Cola Enterprises’ business in the communities in which it operates.
“For the first time, we are announcing a clear roadmap with targets and goals to help us deliver on our commitment to Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,” said John F. Brock, chairman and chief executive officer. “As we continue to embed CRS throughout our business, it is playing an increasingly important role in helping us to capture operational efficiencies, drive effectiveness, and eliminate waste.”
CCE has established a goal and targets for each of its five strategic CRS focus areas, including:
Highlights from the Report include:
Coca-Cola Enterprises will continue to improve its reporting capabilities and data-gathering systems. The company is committed to developing greater transparency in reporting and improving the quality and quantity of the data reported.
Coca-Cola Enterprises is the world's largest marketer, producer, and distributor of bottle and can liquid nonalcoholic refreshment. CCE sells approximately 80 percent of The Coca-Cola Company's bottle and can volume in North America and is the sole licensed bottler for products of The Coca-Cola Company in Belgium, continental France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, and the Netherlands.