After about ten years of consistent effort,
From 2.8 litres of water needed to make one litre of the product, the water usage has now been reduced to 1.89 litres.
As part of its commitment to the community, over the last decade The
The policy has served as a guiding light for TCCC to work in the interest of the community to ensure its business is sustainable. It has driven the company to use water more efficiently and also giving back to the community in different ways.
To reduce the usage of water,
Other technologies like backwash recoveries, secondary use of water by steam segregation and others have also added to the efforts to reduce consumption of water.
Most of the water is reused at the bottling plants for all the
The numbers are now beginning to show. During 2014, the average annual freshwater withdrawal was 1121 billion cubic metres and 40 billion cubic metres was used for industries. Coca-Coca India used 0.023 per cent of the total industrial withdrawal in 2015. With its efforts, along with its partners,
Replenishment of water is the key to
Locations which are water-stressed are chosen and
Coca-Cola’s bottling units regularly carry out Source Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) and Source Water Protection Plans (SWPP) to mitigate any worries on the excessive water usage.
A little under half the districts across India are facing various stages of water stress. Union minister of state for drinking water and sanitation Ram Kripal Yadav had informed Parliament last year that 308 districts are facing shortage of drinking water supply across Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Uttar Pradesh (50), Madhya Pradesh (46), Maharashtra (33) and Karnataka (27) were the worst affected among all states, according the reply.
Water is a finite resource and its responsible use is the best way to run a sustainable business.