The first environmental report by Carlsberg Breweries claims that environmental initiatives over the past two years have helped reduce energy and water usage by its breweries. According to the report published this week the total consumption of energy fell to 40.7kWh per hectolitre of beer brewed, from 45.8kWh between 1998/99 and 2000. Consumption of water per hectolitre of beer produced has fallen to 4.8hl/hl from 5.2hl/hl. And emission of Co2 has fallen to 11.4kg/hl from 12.8kg/hl.