Publications

2016 Water Stewardship Definition

This document defines the 6 principles of world class water stewardship in the beverage industry and explains the best practices related to these principles.

Joint Commitment on Climate Change

Signatory members plan on continuing to drive GHG emissions, but also play a prominent part in the solution through collaborative action on Climate Change adaptation focused on water.

Current Publications

2018 Water and Energy Use Benchmarking Study
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sector Guidance
Performance in Watershed Context Insights Paper
BIER’s Nine Top Investor Takeaways
BIER’s 2016 Water Stewardship Definition
BIER’s 2015 True Cost of Water Toolkit
Peformance in Watershed Context
BIER’s Future Scenarios Toolkit
Research on the Carbon Footprint of Beer
Research on the Carbon Footprint of Bottled Water
Research on the Carbon Footprint of Carbonated soft drinks
Research on the Carbon Footprint of Spirits
Research on the Carbon Footprint of Wine

Archives

Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use
Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use
Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use
Water Use Benchmarking in the Beverage Industry: 2012
Water Use Benchmarking in the Beverage Industry: 2011
Water Use Benchmarking in the Beverage Industry: 2010

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is a technical coalition of leading global beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. BIER aims to affect sector change through work focused on water stewardship, energy efficiency and climate change, beverage container recycling, sustainable agriculture, and ecosystem services. BIER members include: American Beverage Association, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Brown-Forman, Carlsberg Group, The Coca-Cola Company, Constellation Brands, Diageo, Heineken, Keurig Dr Pepper, MillerCoors, Molson Coors, Ocean Spray Cranberries, PepsiCo, and Pernod Ricard.

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