Carbon Disclosure Project: Since 2005, Molson Coors has reported to the Carbon Disclosure Project, an independent not-for-profit organization aiming to create a lasting relationship between shareholders and corporations regarding the implications for shareholder value and commercial operations presented by climate change. Its goal is to facilitate a dialogue, supported by quality information, from which a rational response to climate change will emerge. Our reports are publicly available on their website.
UN Global Compact: Molson Coors is a signatory of the UN Global Compact. Launched in July 2000, the UN Global Compact is both a policy platform and a practical framework for companies that are committed to sustainability and responsible business practices. As a leadership initiative endorsed by chief executives, it seeks to align business operations and strategies everywhere with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. See our Communication on Progress.
CEO Water Mandate: Molson Coors has endorsed the CEO Water Mandate. The endorsement supports Molson Coors' commitment to water stewardship and sustainability. The CEO Water Mandate was established in 2007 by a group of chief executive officers in association with the UN Global Compact and the Government of Sweden. The CEO Water Mandate is a call to action and a framework for businesses to address water sustainability in their operations and supply chain.
Carbon Trust: Molson Coors (UK) is engaged with The Carbon Trust, a private company funded by the United Kingdom government. Its role is to help the UK move to a low-carbon economy by helping business and the public sector reduce carbon emissions now and capture the commercial opportunities of low carbon technologies.
Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable: Our company is an active member of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER). BIER's mission is to bring together leading global beverage companies to define a common framework for stewardship, drive continuous improvement in industry practices and performance, and inform public policy in the areas of Water Conservation and Resource Protection, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation.
Water For People: Molson Coors funded a partnership with Water for People to share best practices in integrative water resource management. Water for People is developing a model for stakeholder involvement in watershed issues in the developing world. Last year a volunteer from our Water Resources team went with Water For People to Malawi to conduct a water-monitoring project. The purpose of this project was to evaluate wells that had already been constructed and determine the effectiveness of the wells, impacts to the community, availability of water and the socioeconomic improvements to citizens contributable to the well. Water For People is unique in their approach to maintain a monitoring program that continuously evaluates the use and impacts of their projects.
Sustainability Consortium: MillerCoors joined the Sustainability Consortium to partner with Wal-Mart and other food and agricultural businesses in the goal of creating a sustainability measurement and reporting standard for products that can be used by producers and retailers.