Energy & Climate

Energy & Climate

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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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
Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Releases Greenhouse Gas Guidance
January 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among BIER...
Jan 20, 2014 2:25 PM ET

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