Stakeholder Engagement

Strengthening relationships, exchanging information and joining the conversation.

Environmental sustainability requires that beverage companies look beyond their own operations and engage with a wide-range of stakeholders. Stakeholder engagement ensures that BIER maintains a holistic understanding of critical environmental issues, our ability to influence and impact an issue, and sector opportunities for improvement. Active stakeholder engagement has been a mainstay of BIER activity, allowing contributions to technical forums, information on public policy, driving practice alignment globally, and avoiding duplication of efforts among other organizations. We have compiled a list of 9 top investor takeaways to help you understand the future of the beverage industry—these insights came directly from our Investor Panels.

BIER maintains relationships and open communications with the following stakeholders to explore complex technical issues, provide beverage industry perspective, and promote interactive dialogue on topics of shared interest.

Stakeholder engagement ensures BIER maintains an understanding of issues and opportunities to improve on those issues.

Learn more about how BIER’s workstreams, such as stakeholder engagement, support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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. Formed in 2006, BIER is a common voice across the beverage sector, speaking to influence global standards on environmental sustainability aspects most relevant to the sector, affect change both up and down the supply chain and share best practices that raise the bar for environmental performance of the industry. By doing so, BIER is able to monitor data and trends, engage with key stakeholders, develop best practices, and guide a course of action for the future. BIER members include: Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Brown-Forman, Carlsberg Group, The Coca-Cola Company, Constellation Brands, Diageo, Heineken, Keurig Dr Pepper, LION, MillerCoors, Molson Coors, Ocean Spray Cranberries, PepsiCo, and Pernod Ricard.

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