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MillerCoors has established a 2020 goal to restore a volume of water equal to the volume of water consumed by breweries located in water-stressed areas

MillerCoors raises a glass to water stewardship efforts

The second-largest brewing company in the US has reduced water consumption in its breweries, including those in water-stressed California, by 128m gallons last year, while greenhouse gas emissions and waste produced also tumbled.

The Prosper initiative covers “five shared imperatives” that tailor themselves to creating meaningful contributions to the SDGs

How the Sustainable Development Goals are shaping corporate responsibility at SABMiller

International brewing company SABMiller has revealed annual cuts to key environmental footprints, after tweaking its "Prosper" sustainability initiative to align to the global targets established in the United Nation's (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Located high in the Austrian mountains, the traditional Göss  brewery is now powered entirely by renewable and re-usable energy sources. (Scroll down to play video).

VIDEO: Inside Göss - the world's first major carbon-neutral brewery

Fancy a beer with a net-zero carbon footprint? Join edie editor Luke Nicholls high up in the Austrian mountains for a behind-the-scenes tour of the first large-scale carbon-neutral brewery in the world.

Listen to exclusive interviews with M&S's director of sustainable business Mike Barry, the new director of the Corporate Leaders Group Jill Duggan, and Heineken's director of global sustainable development Michael Dickstein

The Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Episode 04 - Plan A progress and carbon-neutral beer

What keeps M&S's director of sustainable business Mike Barry awake at night? Which onsite sustainability solutions are best for achieving carbon neutrality? And how should UK businesses be building on the successes of the Paris climate talks?

MillerCoors Fort Worth Brewery in Texas reduced waste by 66 percent in 2015 compared to 2014

MillerCoors toasts zero waste to landfill status after behaviour change drive

America's second-largest brewer has achieved landfill-free operations at all of its major breweries across the country, thanks to an enhanced focus on employee engagement and behaviour change.

Michael Dickstein says the planet's climate and resource challenges are now so vast that no one company or organisation can solve them alone

Heineken: Green partnerships only way to tackle planet's problems

EXCLUSIVE: Partnerships are the 'new age of sustainability', according to the director of global sustainable development at Heineken.

Molson Coors brews up big efficiency savings with new energy centre

A new UK energy centre installed at Molson Coors' Burton Brewery has reduced the firm's operational carbon emissions by 6.5% - amounting to cost savings of more than £750,000 - in its first year of operation.

Refreshing reductions: the brewer of Coors Light cut water use by 3.3%

Molson Coors saves 500 million litres in water reduction drive

Global beer producer Molson Coors is on track towards its 2020 energy targets with reductions in carbon emissions, water use and waste-to-landfill, according to its latest sustainability report released today (17 August).

A 750ml bottle of spirits produces around 3kg of CO2

Liquid assets: A guide to sustainable alcohol

With the past month seeing a number of sustainable innovations from major UK brewers, edie has taken a closer look at the alcohol industry to round up four 'green' beverages for the discerning tippler.

Molson Coors recently opened a new packaging line at its Burton Brewery as part of plans to modernise its brewing infrastructure

Molson Coors turns beer green with lightweight innovation

Juggling sustainability with customer expectations is a daily balancing act for brewery firms like Molson Coors. The solution it would seem lies in not in the beer, but the packaging, as Maxine Perella finds out.

The 4,000 solar panels will generate approximately 876 MWh each year - enough to power 185 homes

Solar-powered beer: Heineken unveils UK's largest green brewery

Heineken has taken its sustainability strategy to the next level by becoming the first major brewer in the UK to implement a large-scale solar panel installation on the roof of one of its flagship production sites in North Yorkshire.

Kim Marotta is the director of sustainability at brewing company MillerCoors

In Conversation with MillerCoors' Kim Marotta

Great Beer, Great Responsibility is the sustainability spirit of MillerCoors. America's second-largest beer company reached record lows for its water and energy consumption last year, and it has already surpassed all of the environmental stewardship goals it set out to achieve by 2015.

The new 'Prosper' initiative builds on SABMiller's sustainability record, such as a 25% reduction in water use since 2008 - pic:Jon Le-Bon /

VIDEO: SABMiller sets ambitious new sustainability targets

The world's second-largest brewer SABMiller, which owns more than 150 brands including Peroni, Miller Lite and Grolsh, has announced today (9 July) a set of new sustainability targets to cut water consumption and CO2 emissions by 2020.

Carbon emissions in the brewing sector fell by 4% in 2012 - a reduction of 67% since 1990

Brewing industry hits 2020 carbon target eight years early

The UK brewing sector has achieved its 2020 carbon emissions target eight years early and is on track to meet its 2020 target for improved water efficiency.

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