#SustyTalk: AB InBev’s Ezgi Barcenas on sustainability innovation during lockdown

edie's #SustyTalk interview series continues with brewer AB InBev's global vice president for sustainability Ezgi Barcenas discussing how the supply chain engagement will change as a result of the coronavirus and how innovation can help unlock a new green economy.

With the UK on lockdown and edie readers working remotely or on furlough, this brand new series of video interviews keeps you connected to the inspirational business leaders who are continuing to drive sustainability and champion climate action from their own homes.

#SustyTalk is all about keeping edie’s loyal readers connected to sustainable business leaders across the world, whilst reminding us all that sustainability and climate action must go on, through the current Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

edie’s content editor Matt Mace discusses the lockdown with AB InBev’s global vice president for sustainability Ezgi Barcenas as part of ENGAGE week. 

Barcenas discusses the company’s approach to innovation. Ab InBev’s 100+ Accelerator scheme invites applicants to put forward their solutions to issues around water stewardship, farmer productivity, responsible sourcing and green logistics and has already delivered impressive results, as is discussed in the video.

Discussions also turn to the de-globalisation of supply chains once the pandemic has been handled, with Barcenas noting that those that can, will attempt to localise suppliers in order to gain a better understanding of climate-related risks in the future.

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