Discussion 6-1.docx - Six best aspects of the Coca-Cola report 1 Water Coke wants to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and

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Six best aspects of the Coca-Cola report: 1. Water: Coke wants to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Coke wants to achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations (2019 Business & Sustainability Report., 2019). 2. People: Coke is working to improve lives. Coke is dedicated to protecting labor rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment. 54% of Coke’s priority ingredients volume was sourced sustainably in 2019, compared to 44% in 2018 (2019 Business & Sustainability Report., 2019). 3. Climate: Coke is taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. Coke is strengthening resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries. 4. Packaging: Coke is tackling waste recycling and beyond. Coke makes sure each packaging type has its benefits and trade-offs, depending on the material and its attributes, such as its recycled content, reusability and recyclability; the rate at which the package is recovered; and its impacts if it is not properly managed when discarded (2019 Business & Sustainability Report., 2019). Innovating PET, a versatile, lightweight material that is highly recyclable. 5. Agriculture: Coke is cultivating ingredients better. Coke wants to make sure its suppliers demonstrate they’re meeting the SAGP standards by using global sustainable agriculture standards and assurance schemes. Coke tracking SAGP compliance of 13 global priority ingredients, which represent about 80% of our total annual agricultural ingredient purchases (2019 Business & Sustainability Report., 2019). 6. Reducing Added Sugar: Coke is aggressively changing recipes to reduce added sugar, promoting low and no-calorie beverage options while making smaller packages more available to enable portion control. Average calories per pack1 dropped by 1.7% in 2019 and 1.8% in 2018 (2019 Business & Sustainability Report., 2019). Six best aspects of the PepsiCo report:
1. Agriculture: Making agriculture more intelligent, inclusive, and gentler on the earth. Pepsi continues to expand its Sustainable Farming Program (SFP), reaching more than 40,000 farmers around the world with training in sustainable practices like more efficient use of fertilizer and water, plant protection techniques, and respect for workers’ rights (2019 Sustainability Report Summary., 2019). 2. Water: Using water more efficiently, replenishing water locally, and helping to ensure water security. Pepsi has delivered safe water access to 44 million people since 2006, far surpassing our goal of 25 million people by 2025. We are now setting a new target to reach 100 million people by 2030 (2019 Sustainability Report Summary., 2019).

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