Coca-Cola: CSR & Sustainability News

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is an American multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…
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Turning the Ocean Liner Around: Coca-Cola Shows How It’s Done With New PlantBottle

Coca-Cola steps up its PlantBottle to achieve 100 percent bio-based materials and pledges 60 percent global penetration by 2020, while preparing for new…
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3p Weekend: 3 Health Innovation Lessons from an Unlikely Source

Given The Coca-Cola Company’s role in our nation’s obesity debate, you may be surprised that the world’s biggest seller of sugar water is…
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3p Weekend: 5 Signs American Food is Changing For the Better

American eating habits have been the joke of the world for years. The fat, lazy American filling up on junk food and soda…
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3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…
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Report: Food Industry Needs to Take Responsibility for Its Packaging Waste

Nearly a third of the United States’ solid waste stream is product packaging – a Capri Sun drink pouch, a Starbucks coffee cup…
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Coca-Cola Bets the Farm on “Premium Milk”

Could Coca Cola's venture into premium milk be the greatest coup for beverage companies since bottled water?
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The Closed Loop Fund Helps Cities Increase Recycling

The biggest barrier facing most cities when it comes to providing the level of innovation and infrastructure needed to reduce waste and increase…
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Coke v. Pepsi: Battle Stevia

Coke and Pepsi are each launching a stevia line - can they breathe life into the flagging soda market?
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5 Tips for Engaging With Your Community in a New Location

Obviously, you can’t do much to convince a community that you’re local when you’re not. It would be foolish to even try. But…
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Coca-Cola to Invest $5B in Sustainable Development Across Africa

Coca-Cola promises to invest an additional US$ 5 billion in sustainable development projects in Africa through the end of this decade.
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Coca-Cola’s Last Mile: From Fizzy Drinks to Medical Supplies

Coca-Cola's Project Last Mile leverages the company's vast distribution network to increase and improve the delivery of medical supplies to 10 African countries…
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Heinz and Ford to Team Up on Rolling Green Tomatoes

In what appears to be a marriage made in heaven, Heinz was looking for an innovative way to recycle and repurpose peels, stems…
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Finding a Narrative: ‘Sustainability’ Doesn’t Mean Anything Real to Consumers

Last week at the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego, gDiapers CEO, Jason Graham-Nye said: “I think sustainability is like fight club. The…
Harvard Business School's Michael E. Porter delivers the keynote at the 2014 Shared Value Leadership Summit.

Can Shared Value Successfully Connect ‘Davos Men’ with the ‘Square People’?

Earlier this month Thomas Friedman wrote on the New York Times about two very different groups trying to shape the economic environment worldwide.…