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"In sustainability, innovation could make a big gain" - just-drinks speaks to Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part II 22 Mar 2018

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Anheuser-Busch InBev unveiled its latest set of sustainability targets, with 2025 set as the deadline for the brewer to achieve its aims. In the second part of our subsequent interview with group CEO Carlos Brito, we look at what shareholders are telling him about the role of sustainability. We also discuss some of the latest pledges and consider how A-B InBev hopes to engage with consumers on sustainability.

"We manage the company efficiently, because we're the owners" - just-drinks speaks to Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito - Part I 21 Mar 2018

Olly Wehring

Today, Anheuser-Busch InBev unveiled its latest set of sustainability targets, with 2025 set as the deadline for the brewer to achieve its aims. Prior to the launch, just-drinks spoke to group CEO Carlos Brito about the part sustainability plays in a company the size of A-B InBev.

Latest News

Tesco threatens to delist products with "excessive" packaging 22 Aug 19

Thandie Sibanda

Tesco is to reject products that use too much packaging in a move that could see some beverages delisted from the UK supermarket.

Plastic microparticles in bottled water "low risk" - World Health Organisation 22 Aug 19

Thandie Sibanda

Microplastics in bottled water pose a low risk to human health at current levels but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

Lucozade Ribena Suntory's edible packaging Ooho secures government funds 16 Aug 19

Thandie Sibanda

An edible beverage container has taken a step closer to UK shelves after a project backed by Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) secured Government funding.

Molson Coors to only use eco-friendly packaging by 2025 15 Aug 19

Thandie Sibanda

Molson Coors has pledged to make all of its packaging either reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025 as part of new sustainability goals.

Kirin puts focus on health with US$1.21bn cosmetics firm stake buy 6 Aug 19

Andy Morton

Japanese brewer Kirin has ploughed JPY129bn (US$1.21bn) into a cosmetics firm to expand into the health food & beverage category.

Diageo to invest US$220m in African green energy 5 Aug 19

Thandie Sibanda

Diageo is to plough GBP180m (US$220m) into green energy projects at 11 of its African plants.

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