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"We're immensely proud of the economic and social value that Coca‑Cola HBC creates on the island of Ireland."

2019 marked the 80th anniversary of Coca‑Cola on the island of Ireland, and over the last eight decades, our business has played a key role in shaping the local economy and community we serve. Gillian Shields, Sustainability and Packaging Manager shares her insights.


Coca‑Cola HBC awarded 'Plastic Pledge Member of the Year' at Pakman Awards

Coca‑Cola HBC has been celebrated for its sustainability leadership, delivering on its World Without Waste strategy and the commitments set out in Repak's Pledge on Plastic Packaging Waste. The award recognises the company's success in designing more sustainable packs, and improving recycling and collection rates through partnerships with Repak's Team Green campaign, customers, local authorities and NGOs.


Coca‑Cola HBC again named Europe’s most sustainable beverage company

Zug, Switzerland – 14 September 2019 – The 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – a leading global benchmark for sustainability in business – has rated Coca‑Cola HBC Europe’s most sustainable beverage company. This is the 6th time in 7 years that the company has been ranked number 1 in the index and the 9th year in a row that it has been ranked in the top three Global and European beverage companies.


More than 150 Coca‑Cola employees take to Ireland’s beaches for the Big Beach Clean

An estimated 1.5 tonnes of litter was removed from beaches as part of our vision for a World Without Waste


Deep RiverRock and Lidl Ireland partner with Repak Team Green to support recycling at the National Ploughing Championships

Five euro will be donated to youth mental health charity Jigsaw for every bag of bottles or cans recycled


National Ploughing Championships partner with Coca‑Cola HBC to sell recycled PET portfolio

More than 3.5 tonnes of virgin PET to be eliminated from circulation at the 2019 event.


Coca‑Cola Thank You Fund Shortlist Announced

Public encouraged to vote for local heroes in People’s Choice Award as all-island campaign celebrates over €1 million donated to youth projects across Ireland since 2011.


Coca‑Cola moves to 50% recycled plastic in its ‘on-the-go’ packs

Our investment in rPET will eliminate 2,000 tonnes of virgin plastic from circulation annually


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