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Historical and baseline data has been calculated using historical data and/or estimations for the legacy businesses, including time periods prior to the merger. 2010 has been selected as the baseline year for the majority of our targets as this was the year we could reasonably source data for all three merging entities. More details can be found on the downloadable Methodology sheet.

This report contains a full year of data from 1 January, 2017 to 31 December, 2017 for our business operations covering 13 Western European territories (Andorra, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Sweden) and our offices in the United States and Bulgaria. Also included are illustrative case studies and business activities from 2018. 

Reporting Boundaries and Standards

The report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) principles for defining report content and report quality, and is in accordance with the GRI Standards at Core level. The carbon footprint data of our core business operations, and this report, has been assured by DNV GL.

The report also serves as our Communication on Progress (COP) for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and our COP-Water, part of our endorsement of the UNGC CEO Water Mandate.

In accordance with the precautionary principle, sustainability is taken into account in the development process for any major project, product or new investment, and is built into our annual and long-range business planning processes. Progress against our sustainability commitments and targets will be reported each year.

At CCEP, we have taken a value-chain approach in considering our most significant impacts. To this end, where stated, our value-chain data goes beyond our own operations. For our own operations, unless otherwise indicated, data in this report covers all undertakings (production, sales/distribution, combined sales/production facilities, administrative offices and fleet) owned or controlled by CCEP, including our shared-service centre in Bulgaria.

Our carbon footprint is calculated in accordance with the WRI/WBCSD Greenhouse Gas Protocol and we use an operational consolidation approach to determine organisational boundaries. The water-use data in this report refers to our production facilities, where operational consumption is greatest. All financial data in this report is in euros, unless otherwise stated.

 

 

Country Reports

A data sheet for each of the countries where we operate is available on www.ccep.com. In addition, some of our countries provide local information on how CCEP’s sustainability commitments are being brought to life in our communities. These can be found online at each of the following websites:

The Coca-Cola Company Reporting

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) provides many sources of sustainability information for The Coca-Cola system. In particular, its website, www.coca-colacompany.com, contains corporate codes and policies which inform CCEP’s own approach to sustainability. Its 2017/2018 Sustainability Report, which contains a summary of The Coca-Cola system’s global sustainability work, can be downloaded from: www.coca-colacompany.com/sustainability.