The Coca-Cola System in India Releases Sustainability Update 2020-21
The Coca-Cola System in India* released its Sustainability Update for the year 2020-21, in line with its principle of ‘building sustainable communities as foundations for sustainable businesses’. The update outlines the Company’s (Company refers to the Coca-Cola System in India) endeavor to ‘Refresh the World and Make a Difference’. In conjunction with a strong emphasis on ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, India’s journey of economic selfreliance, it focusses on identifying issues that matter most to the ecosystem and facilitate creation of sustainable solutions in line with its ESG priorities. This report further delves into the same and reflects how the Company remained steadfast while responding to the evolving situations during the pandemic.
Commenting on the release of the Sustainability Update 2020-21, Ms. Devyani Rajya Laxmi Rana, Vice President, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability said, “Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals are embedded in how we operate as a business—they are a part of our very foundation. While keeping health, safety and wellbeing of our people, communities, and planet as a top priority, we remain resolute in our commitment towards creating a better shared future. This report, transparently, sheds light on consistent efforts undertaken by the Coca-Cola system in India along with its partners in furthering the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We feel humbled to share our sustainability journey comprising of initiatives including World Without Waste, Water Leadership, Fruit Circular Economy and others, in line with our ESG priorities and imperatives.”
The annual Sustainability Update, which is being published for a decade now, attempts to highlight these initiatives in a transparent manner.