mardi 7 octobre 2008

Le tournant vert de Pepsi : Réduction et Recyclage

Après Coca-Cola Enterprises, c’est autour de Pepsi Bottling Group d’annoncer ses engagements pour l’environnement. La nouvelle bouteille a permis de sauver 16 000 tonnes de plastiques en 2007. La nouvelle technologie d’embouteillage et les améliorations du procédé ont permis d’économiser 300 millions gallons d’eau. De plus Pepsi Bottling Group estime que 83% de ces déchets sont recyclés.

The Pepsi Bottling Group claims to have saved 16,000 tonnes of plastic in 2007 through new bottle designs and manufacturing processes.
In its first corporate responsibility report - Act! Our Commitment to Making a Difference, which was published yesterday (6 October), it said it also saves 300 million gallons of water each year as a result of new technology and process improvements.
The report, which focused on its US operations, added that an estimated 83% of its waste is recycled.
Eric Foss, PBG president and chief executive, said: "PBG has a strong track record of incorporating sustainable business practices into our operations, employee programs and community outreach strategy."
The purpose of this report is to more broadly discuss our progress and strategy with our customers, consumers, recruits and shareholders so they better understand PBG's commitment to measurable and sustainable progress."PBG followed the structure of the Global Reporting Initiative, the world's most widely used sustainability reporting framework, for describing economic, environmental and social performance.

---The report is available here.


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