Frucor Suntory is showcasing its dedication to making positive changes in the New Zealand and Australian beverage market with the release of its first sustainability report, Growing for Good.

Progress detailed in the report includes commitments such as zero waste to landfill, 100% recyclable packaging, reduce CO2 emissions by 35%, reduce water usage by 20% and one in three drinks sold to be low or no sugar.

Frucor Suntory’s head of sustainability, Ben Walkley says Growing for Good is all about growing the business while protecting the environment and playing a part in the community.

“We believe it’s our social responsibility to have a positive impact on the world around us. Despite the challenges we faced in 2020, we made great progress across almost all areas of our sustainability agenda and implemented a number of projects that are delivering encouraging results. It’s great to be able to share some of the work we’ve done – and the results we’ve achieved.

“This year we have a comprehensive calendar of activities building on the work completed in 2020 – specifically a continued focus on developing opportunities and solutions to the issues of packaging and climate change.

“This involves a shift towards a circular economy, and ongoing efforts to decarbonise our operations.”