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Sustainability has been fundamental to the HEINEKEN Company since our business began, and it lies at the heart of everything we do. The idea of sustainability as a business imperative means that we act now to mitigate the impact of environmental and social risks and that we look at ways to create genuine economic opportunities for both our business and our stakeholders.

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Is Employee Engagement One of Your New Year Resolutions?
Is Employee Engagement One of Your New Year Resolutions?

2 months ago - An engaged workforce is critical to an organization’s success, no matter what products or services you’re selling.

Spreading a Message of Moderation for the Holidays
Spreading a Message of Moderation for the Holidays

2 months ago - The overall number of drunk driving deaths has decreased by about 50 percent since 1980, according to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers. But while the number of drunk driving accidents has been cut in half, over 10,000 people still die every year from drunk driving–related accidents. We’re approaching one of the most dangerous times in the year: January 1st is the worst time for drunk driving and accidents caused by drunk drivers.

Urban Brand Utility: Impact Branding for the Urbanising Century
Urban Brand Utility: Impact Branding for the Urbanising Century

4 months ago - The brand communications crisis is not an urban legend, albeit just as scary Between 2001 and 2002, Brazil went through its largest energy crisis. The lack of infrastructure planning combined with economic growth forced the Government to ration the energy supply from its main urban centres, for intermittent periods of time. Back then, as a student living in São Paulo, I remember streets darkening as the sun went down. In one of those evenings, walking back home from university, two men driving a motorcycle stopped right in front of me. One of them jumped off the bike and before I knew it, he hit me on the head with the back of his gun and stole my backpack.

Neighbourly Calling for More Partners to Redistribute Surplus Food Across UK, Ireland
Neighbourly Calling for More Partners to Redistribute Surplus Food Across UK, Ireland

6 months ago - Giving platform Neighbourly has today put out a call inviting charities, food projects, schools and community groups to join its free food surplus redistribution scheme. Neighbourly is the redistribution partner to retailers and manufacturers including Marks & Spencer, Starbucks, Heineken, Lidl and Danone.

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Hispanic Heritage Month at HEINEKEN USA: One Month, Many Cultures, Muchas Celebraciones
Hispanic Heritage Month at HEINEKEN USA: One Month, Many Cultures, Muchas Celebraciones

6 months ago - More than 57 million Hispanics call the United States home. And their native languages, cuisines, beverages, art, and music have become integral parts of the daily lifestyles of Americans from all walks of life. Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. The September 15th - October 15th dates have special significance as seven Hispanic countries celebrate their Independence Day during, or in close proximity to, this period: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Chile.

It’s Global Tiger Day: But Where Are All the Wild Tigers, asks Heineken
It’s Global Tiger Day: But Where Are All the Wild Tigers, asks Heineken

7 months ago - 3,890. That’s the number of wild tigers left in the world today. Compared to 100,000 wild tigers that roamed the earth just a century ago, the massive 96% decline is beyond startling. With illegal tiger trade, poaching and habitat loss threatening the majestic species’ extinction, Tiger Beer knew they had to step in. The tiger is more than a logo for Asia’s leading premium lager, it’s a symbol of strength, courage and beauty. Last year, Tiger Beer embarked on a 6-year partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to bring global awareness to the plight of the wild tiger and to support the organization’s ambitious tiger conservation efforts.

It’s World Environment Day: Let’s Dive Deep into the Blue Bin with The Recycling Partnership
It’s World Environment Day: Let’s Dive Deep into the Blue Bin with The Recycling Partnership

9 months ago - Did you know recycling one glass bottle saves enough energy to power a computer for 30 minutes? And recycling 16 aluminum cans saves the energy equivalent of one gallon of gasoline. A series of small actions like these can turn into great things when they are brought together. And that’s what The Recycling Partnership is all about. The Recycling Partnership is a rapidly growing national nonprofit committed to improving curbside residential recycling and boosting recycling education in cities across America — one community at a time, family by family, bin by bin. They’ve already impacted 33 million households in just four years!

#TBT to When HEINEKEN USA Captured Attention (and Votes!) for Our Sustainability Report
#TBT to When HEINEKEN USA Captured Attention (and Votes!) for Our Sustainability Report

9 months ago - For the most part, company sustainability reports never get read. The fact is, companies keep packaging their diligent, necessary and informative sustainability reporting in dense corporate documents that nobody cares to read. We’re proud of our progress and didn’t want our accomplishments to go unnoticed. That’s why HEINEKEN USA set out to create a new way for consumers to engage with and understand our 2016 Annual Report – a blend of our annual performance and sustainability reports. The objective was to communicate our sustainability performance in an extraordinary way – the HEINEKEN way - authentic, clear, enjoyable and noteworthy. Thus, “You’re not gonna read this…” was born.

Pride Month at HEINEKEN USA: We Like You Just the Way You Are
Pride Month at HEINEKEN USA: We Like You Just the Way You Are

9 months ago - Cool and stylish workspaces, advanced benefits and other perks are among the many ways that employers stand out as a great place to work. Yet there’s another perk that is just as important, if not more so: an open culture. According to a recent Glassdoor survey, culture and values are the biggest predictor of employee satisfaction.

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International Day of Families: Toasting Progressive Parental Benefits, No Matter Your Situation
International Day of Families: Toasting Progressive Parental Benefits, No Matter Your Situation

10 months ago - There is no longer one dominant family form in the U.S. According to the Pew Research Center, parents today are raising their children against a backdrop of increasingly diverse and, for many, constantly evolving family forms. Knowing this, it’s clear that employers need to create policies and offer flexible benefits that make work-life balance possible for all family structures.

Earth Day at HEINEKEN USA: Responsible Recycling? Don’t Forget About Glass.
Earth Day at HEINEKEN USA: Responsible Recycling? Don’t Forget About Glass.

11 months ago - Started in 1970, Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 to support and celebrate environmental protection. This year, Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, is focused on mobilizing the world to end plastic pollution.

World Water Day at HEINEKEN USA: What’s Being Done to Ensure Every Drop Counts?
World Water Day at HEINEKEN USA: What’s Being Done to Ensure Every Drop Counts?

11 months ago - There are so many reasons to care about water. Among them is that, without water, there would be no beer. That’s why conserving water is one of the six focus areas of HEINEKEN’s Brewing a Better World platform, which is woven into the ethos of the company. Specifically, HEINEKEN’s water efforts focus on:

Using Collaboration to Create a Culture of Responsible Consumption
Using Collaboration to Create a Culture of Responsible Consumption

1 year ago - It takes a village to make a difference – HEINEKEN USA can’t do it alone! Considering issues of underage drinking, drunk driving, and health and wellbeing, for example, the topic of responsible drinking is so multifaceted that it can sometimes feel like an overwhelming challenge.

Q&A: Dr. John Izzo on Creating Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good
Q&A: Dr. John Izzo on Creating Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good

1 year ago - Good products and profits have long been the hallmark of successful businesses, but in a shifting economic landscape these traditional metrics no longer hold up, as consumers, employees and investors are increasingly looking to corporations to act on environmental and social issues. So how can businesses succeed in an age of disruption?

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HEINEKEN USA Gives a Loud Cheer for Women in Beer
HEINEKEN USA Gives a Loud Cheer for Women in Beer

1 year ago - Heineken® is famous for its 150-year-old beer recipe. But there is no recipe when it comes to women succeeding at HEINEKEN USA (HUSA), and that’s something we’re just as proud of. In the past, beer has been a male-dominated field, but HUSA is proudly at the forefront of changing that – with women making up 40% of our workforce and 50% of senior management. It’s especially relevant today, as the national conversation about gender equality has never been louder or clearer. We’re always looking to be even more conscientious about diversity and inclusiveness while Brewing a Better World.

HEINEKEN USA Hosts Panel on the Influence of African-American Consumers
HEINEKEN USA Hosts Panel on the Influence of African-American Consumers

1 year ago - Black History Month serves as a good reminder for us to celebrate achievements in the African-American community, but we should also engage in open conversation on where shortcomings exist and progress remains to be made.

HEINEKEN announces 'Drop the C' programme
HEINEKEN announces 'Drop the C' programme

1 year ago - HEINEKEN today announced its 'Drop the C' programme for renewable energy. With 'Drop the C' the company aims to grow its share of renewable thermal energy and electricity in production from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. HEINEKEN wants to drive a real change towards renewable energy and will therefore not purchase unbundled certificates to meet its reduction targets. In addition, new emission goals will be set for distribution and cooling and, for the first time, also for packaging. The brewer commits to set science based targets for these areas in the next two years.

New Science-Based Goals, Carbon Pricing Scheme to Help Heineken ‘Drop the C’
New Science-Based Goals, Carbon Pricing Scheme to Help Heineken ‘Drop the C’

1 year ago - Heineken has unveiled a new sustainability strategy that will see the brewer increase renewable energy production, set science-based targets across distribution, cooling and packaging, and pilot an internal carbon pricing scheme.

HEINEKEN USA and TEAM Coalition: Making Responsibility a Fan Favorite
HEINEKEN USA and TEAM Coalition: Making Responsibility a Fan Favorite

1 year ago - Business growth and sustainability go hand in hand at HEINEKEN and our ‘Brewing a Better World’ platform encompasses six business priorities: water stewardship, reducing CO2 emissions, sourcing sustainably, advocating responsible consumption, promoting health and safety, and growing with communities.

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+ POOL, Heineken Pooling Their Resources to Help Make the Hudson River Swimmable Again
+ POOL, Heineken Pooling Their Resources to Help Make the Hudson River Swimmable Again

1 year ago - Back in 2015, we first learned about + POOL, a wildly ambitious idea by four enterprising New Yorkers to make the City’s notoriously polluted Hudson River swimmable with the help of a floating, water-filtering pool.

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