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The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is a measure of corporate sustainability and is built on economic, environmental and social criteria. For the sixth time in seven years, Coca‑Cola HBC ranks top of the list of the most sustainable beverage producers in Europe. Equally excellent is the result in the global ranking: Here, the company takes second place.
Climate-friendly and inexhaustible: Renewable energy sources are the future of power generation. Coca‑Cola HBC Austria is starting to use the power of the sun to a greater extent, commissioning the largest photovoltaic system in Burgenland with almost 3 megawatt peak (MWp) output on the roof of its production and logistics center in Edelstal. The plant was built by Selina Photovoltaic GmbH.
Since 1929, Coca‑Cola mainly represents togetherness: “Together!” is not only the motto of the anniversary year, but also shows the joint efforts of the Coca‑Cola System in Austria in the field of sustainability in practice.
The Senior Management Team of Coca‑Cola HBC Austria is now even more female. Natasa Josic (36) takes over a new position within the team and will become Director Marketing. Mirela Toljan Jakomin (45) will become a new member of the Senior Management Team and takes over the position of Director Commercial from Natasa Josic. This means that more than two thirds of the Austrian beverage bottler’s leading management team are women.
For one day, the employees of Coca‑Cola Austria were travelling the Donau-Auen National Park to clear the area from waste. Numerous filled garbage bags, collected bulky waste and three kilometres of cleared waterfront speak for the success of the symbolic action within the initiative "World Without Waste".
In 2017, Coca‑Cola HBC Austria has taken another step towards a World Without Waste — a goal recently announced by The Coca‑Cola Company’s CEO James Quincey. The bottler has set ambitious and long-term goals for itself. These goals and their implementation are documented in the latest sustainability report. For the first time, the report was created and reviewed according to the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards. It is now available for download on the recently relaunched company website www.coca-colahellenic.at in German and English.
Responsible use of the vital resource of water has top priority for Coca‑Cola HBC Austria. The company has set ambitious goals for sustainable use and makes an active contribution to resource protection.
In cooperation with the Public Employment Service (Arbeitsmarktservice) Austria, Coca‑Cola HBC Austria has launched the initiative #YouthEmpowered in order to open up new perspectives for unemployed young people. The goal for Austria is to mentor 3,500 young people by 2020 and to improve their chances on the job market. More than 100 employees of the Vienna location are already involved.
This unique achievement in the beverage sector demonstrates Coca‑Cola HBC’s leading sustainability practices and transparent reporting. Following a robust sustainability performance in 2016, particularly in the areas of labour practices, strategy for emerging markets, health and nutrition, and across the environmental dimension, the Company achieved a total score of 90, which is 38 points higher than the industry average.
Starting with March 13, the signatures of Coca‑Cola HBC Austria employees will come with a new address. After production was relocated from Wienerberg in Vienna’s Favoriten district to Edelstal in Burgenland, the employees of the Vienna location are now moving into new, modern and communicative offices at the Business Park Vienna.
Zug, Switzerland – 8 September 2016 – Coca‑Cola HBC, a leading bottler of the brands of The Coca‑Cola Company was named sustainability leader of the beverage industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices assessment published today. The company achieved a total score of 90, which is 40 points higher than industry average and 3 higher than last year.
April 11, 2016 – Coca‑Cola HBC AG ("Coca‑Cola HBC", or “Company”) published its 2015 Integrated Annual Report, “Refreshing business” on 17 March 2016.
Vienna, March 2016 - Change in leadership at Coca‑Cola Hellenic Austria: As of March, Frank O’Donnell (48) takes over operations as General Manager in Austria
Zug, Switzerland / Vienna – 31st March 2015 – Coca‑Cola HBC AG (Coca‑Cola HBC or the Company), the world’s second largest bottler of products of The Coca‑Cola Company in terms of volume, today published its 2014 Integrated Annual Report ‘It’s Good to Share – Building Trust, Spreading Happiness.’
Cast off! At the initiative organized by Coca‑Cola Hellenic Austria and Generation Blue, students can explore the ecosystem of water and get to know the habitats of different creatures. This time, the Danube Challenge is making stops at the National Park Donau-Auen, at the National Park Neusiedlersee-Seewinkel, in the Lafnitz valley and at the National Park Hohe Tauern. Together with school classes from Vienna, Jozsef Tarsoly, General Manager of Coca‑Cola Hellenic, visited yesterday’s Challenge in Orth an der Donau.
Coca‑Cola HBC AG emphasizes its strong commitment to Austria as a business location. After opening the high-tech plant in Edelstal with an investment of about €40 million, another €25 million will be invested in its expansion throughout the next two years. With this further upgrade of the production site, Coca‑Cola Hellenic is well equipped to face future challenges and growth opportunities on the beverage market.
Zug, Switzerland – 24 November 2015 – Coca‑Cola HBC, a leading bottler of the brands of The Coca‑Cola Company, has announced new water and carbon commitments after being named by the DJSI as the world sustainability leader in the beverage industry.
Great honor for Coca‑Cola Hellenic: The 0.33 l deposit glass bottles now carry the Austrian Ecolabel. Coca‑Cola Hellenic has established itself as a model business for sustainability by implementing many energy-saving initiatives and measures.
Coca‑Cola HBC AG (Coca‑Cola HBC), the world’s second largest bottler of products of The Coca‑Cola Company, has been awarded an A rating by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) – and a place in the CDP Global Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014.
Coca‑Cola HBC AG (Coca‑Cola HBC) the world’s second largest bottler of products of The Coca‑Cola Company, has been named the industry leader amongst beverage companies in the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). This is the seventh consecutive year that Coca‑Cola HBC has been included in the indices and the first year it has led both the World and European indices.
Sustainability is a top priority at Coca‑Cola Hellenic. At the end of August the first Austrian Sustainability Report will be published, in which the Company depicts its responsibility as an active member of society, an important employer in the region and as a reliable business partner in a transparent manner.
For the 8th time already, Austrian teenagers can take part in challenges about the Danube and its tributaries. In the project, organized by Coca‑Cola Hellenic Austria and Generation Blue – the youth water platform of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture – students can discover the river as a habitat at five different locations. For the first time, there is the possibility to visit a creek or a river close to home and to perform suggested challenges there.
Coca‑Cola HBC AG (Coca‑Cola HBC, the Company) today published its 2013 Integrated Report. Titled 'The best is yet to come', the report discusses the Company's strategy and performance across a range of financial, economic, social and environmental indicators.
After first receiving the award in 2012, Römerquelle is the first brand to achieve re-validation, obtaining the seal with a star
Coca‑Cola Hellenic has officially opened a new centralized production and logistics centre in Edelstal, Burgenland at a ceremony attended by national and local government officials.