World > Long-term

Coca-Cola will not ditch single-use plastic bottles because 'consumers still want them'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Coca-Cola has said it will not ditch single-use plastic bottles as its head of sustainability insisted consumers still prefer to use them.
Read more ...

 

Coca-Cola says it won't ban plastic bottles because its customers still want to use them

Coca-Cola says it won't ban plastic bottles because its customers still want to use them

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A Coca-Cola exec confirmed to the BBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos that it will continue to use single-use plastic bottles because there is a demand for them from customers.
"Business won't be in business if we don't accommodate consumers," Coca-Cola's senior vice-president for sustainability and public affairs told the BBC.
Coca-Cola's long-term goal is to have all of its packaging made from at least 50% recycled material by 2030.
In 2019, it was found to be the world's most polluting brand when it comes to plastic waste, according to a report by Break Free From Plastic.
Visit...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Long-term      Economics      Business      Pollution      Companies  


Coronavirus latest: How to self-isolate - vital tips you need to know from...

Coronavirus latest: How to self-isolate - vital tips you need to know from Dr Hilary

CORONAVIRUS cases across Europe, and indeed the rest of the world, continue to rise with more countries confirming their first cases. The official advice in the UK if you... Read more ...

Greta Thunberg tells 30,000 young climate activists ‘we must be the adults'

Greta Thunberg tells 30,000 young climate activists ‘we must be the adults'

Greta Thunberg criticised governments over a lack of action on climate change Greta Thunberg took a swing at the government today as she told thousands of young people at a... Read more ...

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Eddie Hearn confirms talks for mega-fight are...

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Eddie Hearn confirms talks for mega-fight are underway

Eddie Hearn says that an undisputed world heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury must happen. Read more ...

Heather Knight leads England to victory over Pakistan at T20 World Cup

Heather Knight leads England to victory over Pakistan at T20 World Cup

Heather Knight starred with the bat again as England beat Pakistan at the T20 World Cup England captain Heather Knight again led from the front as England made it back-to-back... Read more ...

Klopp speaks Timo Werner: Striker loving Liverpool is ‘positive'

Klopp speaks Timo Werner: Striker loving Liverpool is ‘positive'

Jurgen Klopp has discussed Timo Werner's recent comments in which the German spoke up a potential Liverpool switch. “I have nothing to say but I prefer when players talk about... Read more ...

Kepa Arrizabalaga 'ready to quit Chelsea' with Frank Lampard failing to...

Kepa Arrizabalaga 'ready to quit Chelsea' with Frank Lampard failing to honour 'verbal contract'

The world's most expensive stopper has been forced to settle for a place on the bench in recent weeks, with veteran Willy Caballero ousting him for the 2-2 draw at Leicester. Read more ...

Canada no longer wants to pay for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's security

Canada no longer wants to pay for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's security

Here's everything to know... Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made news earlier this year as they announced that they were planning on stepping down from their roles... Read more ...

Sub-Saharan Africa just recorded its first coronavirus case. The WHO and...

Sub-Saharan Africa just recorded its first coronavirus case. The WHO and Bill Gates have warned that Africa can't deal with an outbreak

A case of the novel coronavirus was found in Nigeria on Friday, stoking concerns about the African continent's ability to deal with a major outbreak. Algeria, Egypt, and... Read more ...

A dog got put in coronavirus quarantine after testing a 'weak positive,'...

A dog got put in coronavirus quarantine after testing a 'weak positive,' despite there being no evidence pets can get infected

A pet dog was quarantined in Hong Kong after testing positive for a low level of the coronavirus, even though it shows no symptoms. Hong Kong health officials and the World... Read more ...

South Africa v Australia First ODI Betting: Hosts could squeeze wobbly Aussies

South Africa v Australia First ODI Betting: Hosts could squeeze wobbly Aussies

Ed Hawkins previews the action from Paarl on Saturday and urges caution about Aussie prospects. Read more ...