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SBFE Sustainability Report 2022

SBFE Sustainability Report 2021/2022

Our Sustainability Priorities

We are committed to positive change to realise our company purpose. Our sustainability goals and commitments are all aligned to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and we have grouped our actions into four focus areas that you can read more about here.

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Our Resources:

Preserve water, reduce our greenhouse emissions and use less and better packaging.

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Our Drinks:

Reduce sugar and create healthier drinks to provide positive choices for consumers.

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Our People:

A commitment to inclusiveness, diversity and the wellbeing and development of our employees.

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Our Society:

Support the communities in which we live and operate through local initiatives.

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Our planet

We are committed to protecting our environment for future generations by reducing our carbon footprint and our water usage.

To do this, we look at the whole product lifecycle, from the farms where we grow and source our ingredients right through to the product’s end of life, or next life.

Water reduction

35% less water usage globally in our production plants by 2030.

50% GHG reduction from production

50% reduction of our CO2 emissions by 2030 from our factories Scope 1 & 2 v 2019.

30% GHG reduction from value chain

30% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030 from supply chain Scope 3 v 2019.

Net Zero by 2050

Net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Sustainable packaging

100% of bottles made from recycled materials by 2030 with 50% rPET content by 2025.

Recyclable packaging

100% recyclable packaging by 2025 or sooner.

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Zero waste to landfill.

50% reduction food waste

50% food waste reduction from production by 2030.

Products: Our Drinks

Our drinks are constantly evolving to be better: tastier, healthier and more sustainable.

To achieve that, we are constantly innovating to reduce added sugar in our drinks, making sure we have different pack sizes to help with portion control and creating new zero and no sugar variants for our most popular brands.

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Sugar Reduction

35% added sugar reduction by 2025 v 2015.

Increase low and no sugar drinks

Double the volume of drinks sold with sugar below 5 g/100ml between 2015 and 2025.

More natural

Reduce use of artificial colours and flavours

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People: Our Society

We are passionate about giving back to society. We have local programmes and initiatives where employees can collaborate with charities and other local institutions to create a better environment and improve other people’s lives.

Positive change in our society starts within our business as well. We work closely with all of our suppliers and partners to make sure human rights and the highest ethical standards are respected at every point of our supply chain.

We also celebrate diversity and an inclusive workplace. The physical and mental wellbeing of our employees is prioritised, as well as their professional and personal development.