Coca-cola’s “carbon Friendly” Strategy – Coke, Carbon – Food Industry

Competition is the low carbon competitiveness who hands earlier
Appear in the Chinese consumer, the representative of Coca-Cola is a well-known multinational companies, but production Carbonated beverages But Coca-Cola CEO Mutaikente have hope in the next 10 years, Coca-Cola to become the middle class and young people Environmental protection Part of our belief.

This is not an unattainable goal, over the past 10 years, Coca-Cola has been the first to a high standard of environmental requirements according to the layout. November 2009, Coca-Cola system in China was the “2009 China’s beverage industry practice of good corporate social responsibility,” the title of energy conservation through the implementation of 101 projects, Coca-Cola in water saving 591,410 tons, 1211 tons of standard coal in energy saving, emission reduction 1955 t in .

One was supposed to be large multinational energy and water pollution, how to build their own low-carbon in China competitiveness?

Create “Green Factory” Shanghai, in March 2009 China put into use in the Coca-Cola Park and the world headquarters of innovation and technology center, looks more like a group of buildings from the future. As a result of wind power and energy-efficient integration of design patterns, peak electricity throughout the park and down nearly 15%. Rainwater collection system will annually save 60 percent of the water park.

To some extent, this is also a Coca-Cola factory in China, the essence of nearly 40 version. The green plant operations have always been an important part of Coca-Cola low-carbon strategy, nothing more than its low-power mode three: savings, recycling, new Energy .

From the 20th century, early 80s, if there is no sewage treatment facilities and water-saving measures allowed Coca-Cola factory started production. Serious and Coca-Cola at the Beijing factory, responsible for the management of sewage treatment facilities to the staff, the maximum daily processing capacity of 2000 tons, the total sewage generated every day, but the amount 5, 600 tons, “Using water-saving device , water less and less. “treated sewage can water the flowers after the fish recycling, its COD value is only 30, far better than the Yizhuang Economic Development Zone, more than 500 emission standards.

“We are for installation of rainwater collection systems.” Beijing Coca Cola Co., Senior Public Affairs and Communications main Renchen Yi said, the system is expensive, but the results greatly, Anhui, Coca-Cola plant, after installation of rainwater collection system , surplus water can even be provided to the municipal.

It is understood that China’s system of 39 Coca-Cola bottling plants have all implemented a water recycling project will be re-used to minimize the amount of water discharged, of which 12 works have been implemented for online monitoring of wastewater system for continuous monitoring of water quality. In 2008, Coca-Cola system in China save 1.6 billion liters of water.

Water cycle model and greatly reduced the Coca-Cola’s “water footprint.” Coca-Cola vice president and Greater China, Public Affairs and Communications Director Li Xiaojun told the “manager”, as of September 2009, Coca-Cola China Beverages for every 1 liter of water production capacity of 2 liters, compared with 36% in 2004 to upgrade.

In addition, the administrative office is also rigorously enforce the energy conservation measures, factory park Unity Use of solar street light, the hours of work lights, use recycled paper, waste separation and other methods into the habit of office workers, the Coca-Cola Greater China Senior Manager Public Affairs and Communications Tian Hung said that these practices have been brought back to their home.

Low-carbon supply chain
“Create low-carbon supply chain, and the goal is to Raw materials Suppliers, distributors, retailers, users work together to reduce environmental pollution. “Li Xiaoyun that low-carbon supply chain, Coca-Cola is not only reflected the importance attached to environmental protection, but also reduce overall operating costs, meet environmental and economic win-win situation. BOLA TANGKAS