• Read more on the standards for our company.
  • We actively promote the responsible enjoyment of our brands.
  • The environment is a key ingredient to our success. Read how we're taking care of it.
  • We care about people both on our payroll and off.
  • We work with our suppliers and vendors to assure responsibility throughout the supply chain.


There are two ways to create your custom Molson Coors corporate responsibility report. You can browse the Responsibility section of our website and select Add to My Report for topics that interest you; or, you can go to our custom report builder (link to report builder page) and check the box next to each topic to prepare a report built just for you.

Packaging plays a critical role to contain, protect, preserve, transport, inform and communicate our brands to our consumers. We are committed to delivering packaging which meets or exceeds expectations for performance, product integrity, consumer safety and environmental sustainability. We see this as part of reducing our negative Beer Print. As stated in our Global Packaging Policy, we are committed to:

  • Reduce the amount of packaging used,
  • Re-use packaging where possible,
  • Collect and recycle all packaging materials or educate the consumer in the recyclability of our packaging, and
  • Support Our Beer Print agenda


We have made a global commitment to reduce the weight of our primary packaging by 4% by 2015, baseline 2012. This target excludes our on-trade keg packaging, which are in a reusable format. See Our Performance for full details. 

In the US, MillerCoors also has a 2015 goal to reduce the overall annual weight of all their packaging throughout the supply chain by 2%. They have reduced the weight of packaging materials by 5.32% since 2008. Learn more about their progress here

  • Established in 2011, the Molson Coors Global Packaging Council evaluates alternative materials and designs that optimize packaging weight without impacting performance. The Council consists of regional packaging innovation managers, global procurement managers and the global sustainability manager, and it oversees and shares best practices in brewing, packaging technology and packaging innovation.

    Part of the Council’s strategic approach is to collaborate with global and regional organizations such as: Sustainable Packaging Coalition; Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER); The Packaging Association (PAC); and the Brewers Association of Canada (BAC), to ensure we are adopting best practice and technologies. The Council is committed to evaluating alternative materials, down gauging, looking at design modifications and the elimination of components, in an effort to optimize the weight of our packaging without impacting the performance of the package for the consumer.

    A packaging scorecard is used to measure progress on an annual basis. Data is centrally collected for Canada and the UK and is planned to be automated for Central Europe by the end of 2015.


Water is part of our heritage and future. Read more about our commitment to it here.


Reducing our use, reducing our costs. See how we’re doing here.


Reduce, reuse, and recycle.


Working with global partners, our impact is greater.

Case Studies

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Environmental Stewardship

The environment is a key ingredient to our success. Read how we’re taking care of it.

Our Performance

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