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Heineken Introduces Program to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Heineken Introduces Program to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Heineken’s commitment to increase renewable use to 70% by 2030 implies an 80% reduction target in carbon emissions compared to the 2008 base year. During 2017 numerous projects were identified worldwide that are expected to contribute to achieving the 2030 ambition. The targets will be externally verified by the Science Based Targets initiative. The company’s diverse and extensive geographical footprint poses a challenge as it includes many countries where renewable energy solutions are not readily available. Currently 29% of Heineken’s global electricity usage is renewable. Its brewery in Massafra, Italy is one of the largest solar breweries in the world with a capacity of 3.3 MW, while its Göss brewery in Austria is carbon neutral. In Singapore , Heineken is brewing with solar energy and in the Netherlands the company is using wind energy and solar power. Today 7% of the...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/panorama/heineken...

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