Climate change is having a significant effect on water scarcity, especially in developing nations. Food and Beverage multinationals such as Coca-Cola are striving to increase water efficiency and water replenishment in these nations – all without taking a major hit to the bottom line.
Coke’s legendary supply chain under threat
Climate change is having a major impact on water supply across the world by increasing the rate of evaporation and modifying the pattern of precipitation which is reducing the quality of the water supply. Higher temperatures also translate into an […]
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Promoting sustainability throughout the supply chain begins with going straight to the source to assess environmental and social impacts. As the demand for water continues to increase around the world, and as water becomes scarcer and the quality of available water deteriorates companies like Coca Cola will be more and more affected by the problem.
Coca-Cola's sustainability challenges with water, refrigeration, and its supply chain
Coca-Cola realizes that climate change has profound impact on its business performance and starts to take integrated initiatives to address the issue.
When Coca-Cola lost significant business in India in 2004 due to a local water shortage, they quickly realized how dire this global climate change situation could be and jumped into action. Now in 2016, we see what astounding progress they have made, but there is still more to be done.
Coca-Cola claims to have attained water neutrality, but are communities truly reaping the benefits?
Has Coca-Cola taken measurable steps toward becoming a more sustainable business, or have they simply greenwashed their real environmental impact?