Globally Coca‑Cola HBC is rated against a number of major sustainability benchmarks, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), CDP and FTSE4Good.
At Coca‑Cola HBC, we are committed to being at the forefront of sustainable practice and performance in the beverage industry.
Our local business signed up to a Northern Ireland Prosperity Agreement in 2016 and we were also recognised as Green Manufacturer of the Year in 2015.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI)
Coca‑Cola HBC is the world sustainability leader in the beverage industry, topping the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indexes for beverage companies for three consecutive years - 2016, 2015 and 2014. We’ve been included in the DJSI every year since 2008 – recognition of our focus on continuously improving our sustainability performance. Launched in 1999, the DJSI is considered a global benchmark in corporate sustainability.
Coca‑Cola HBC has been named Industry Leader – the top-performing company in the beverage sector – and awarded a Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment. RobecoSAM is an specialist in sustainability investing. The Corporate Sustainability Assessment focuses on examining financially material factors that impact a company’s core business value drivers.
Coca‑Cola HBC has been continuously listed on the FTSE4Good Index since 2001. This series of indices is designed to measure the performance of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
Vigeo has rated Coca‑Cola HBC since 2004; in 2015 we were also a constituent of the Vigeo Europe Top 120 Index. The Vigeo Group supplies analysis to asset managers, assessing companies' performance in sustainable development and social responsibility.
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Indices
In 2015, CDP awarded Coca‑Cola HBC an B rating. CDP is a global not-for-profit organisation which provides a natural capital disclosure system through which companies report, manage and share vital environmental information.
We have been included in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register since 2007. Forum ETHIBEL is an independent agency that advises banks and brokers on socially responsible investments, reviewing companies worldwide on their economic, social and environmental performance. ETHIBEL looks for companies that are social responsible entrepreneurship trendsetters in their sector and region.
Coca‑Cola HBC has been a constituent of the ECPI Indices since 2010. ECPI is a leading rating and index company which has been dedicated to ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) research since 1997.
MSCI ESG research
Coca‑Cola HBC AG has the highest Intangible Value Assessment (IVA) rating of AAA and is ranked in the top 18% in the industry.
MSCI Inc. provides investment decision support tools to investors globally, including indexes, ESG data and research.
Green Manufacturer of the Year 2015
In addition to our global recognitions, we were delighted to win the Manufacturer of the Year at the Green Awards in 2015, which recognised our environmental sustainability work here on the island of Ireland.
Northern Ireland Prosperity Agreement
In 2016, Coca‑Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland signed a Prosperity Agreement with the Northern Ireland Environmental Agency, committing to reduce carbon emissions by up to 15% by 2019.
European Water Stewardship Award
In 2018 Our Knockmore Hill Plant was awarded the highly prestigious Gold Standard Award.
European Water Stewardship (EWS) is a standard for all industries in relation to their water use, covering everything from water sourcing through to water use, as well as water discharge and environmental protection and preservation.