~BRINDAVAN AGRO Pvt. Ltd Beverages Commemorate THE DAY IN AGRA~

Agra, 5 June, 2015: On the occasion of World Environment Day, Coca-Cola India came together with its bottling partner Brindavan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd.. to drive a sustainable environment initiative. Employees of Brindavan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd along with the citizens planted 100 trees in Paliwal Park, Agra and distributed Dustbins with the people from the area.  The initiative was taken to create community level involvement by the people of Agra.

The tree plantation initiative saw participation from several stakeholders and citizens. The associates of Brindavan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd along with citizens took an oath to take of trees around their surroundings. Also, dustbins were distributed in the area. During this initiative, poster & slogan, creating handicraft competition for children on the theme of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” were also organized. Several children participated in the competition conducted in the city, with children expressing their thoughts on the importance of clean and healthy living.

Also present at the occasion were, Amit Goyal-AGM- Marketing & Kalpana Mishra- Manager (HR) representing Brindavan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd. on the celebration of World Environment Day.

According to Mr. Amit Goyal, AGM-Marketing, Brindavan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd. “At Coca-Cola sustainability of environmental resources remain our key areas of focus. The initiatives being introduced this World Environment Day is yet another step that we take to fulfill our larger goal of keeping environment clean. We need to take it upon ourselves to contribute in our own small way to the cause of the environment and take steps both individually and collectively to secure the environment for the future. I thank all the employees of Brindavan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd and participants here for their enthusiastic support.”

Over the years, Coca-Cola India has been working with its bottling partners across the country to promote environmental awareness and conservation through several projects.

About Coca-Cola India

Coca-Cola India is one of the country’s leading beverage companies, offering a range of healthy, safe, high quality, refreshing beverage options to consumers. Over the last 20 years, ever since its re-entry in 1993, the company has been refreshing consumers with its beverage products – Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Thums Up, Fanta, Limca, Sprite, Maaza, Minute Maid range of juices, Georgia and Georgia gold range of hot and cold tea and coffee options, Kinley and Bonaqua packaged drinking water, Kinley Club Soda and BURN. The Company along with its bottling partners, through a strong network of over 2.2 million retail outlets, touches the lives of millions of consumers, at a rate of more than 500 servings per second. Its brands are some of the most preferred and most sold beverages in the country – Thums Up and Sprite – being the top two selling sparkling beverages.

The Coca-Cola system in India has registered 31 consecutive quarters of growth, 19 of them being double digit. It believes in the long term growth potential of the country and this system is committed to invest US$ 5 billion in its operations between 2012 and 2020. The system already provides direct employment to 25,000 people and indirect employment to 150,000 people.

The Coca-Cola system in India is contributing in its own small way to building sustainable communities and reducing its own environmental footprint. Some of our community development programs include the “Support My School” program – a movement for healthy, active, happy schools, the ‘Parivartan’ and ‘Pragati’ retailer training program, Career Development centers to train youth and make them employable, women empowerment program as a part of the global 5BY20 campaign, Unnati – a sustainable mango farming project etc.

For further information on the company’s India operations and its products, please visit: www.coca-colaindia.com.

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