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Carlsberg Breweries A/S

Overview

Location

Denmark

Sector

Food, beverage & tobacco

Organisation type
Business

Company Information

Carlsberg is a multinatinal brewery group. The company is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and employed 39,375 people at the end of 2021. It reported a turn over of 66.6 billion DKK.*

*Source

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • Carlsberg Breweries A/S has a target to reduce absolute scopes 1 and 2 CO2e emissions 100% by 2030 from a base year of 2015
  • Carlsberg Breweries A/S has a target to reduce intensity of scopes 1, 2 and 3 CO2e emissions 30% per hectoliter [HL] of product by 2030 from a base year of 2015

Pledge: Have an officially validated short-medium term science-based GHG emissions reduction targets aligned with a 1.5°C scenario (scope 1+2) in line with the SBTi Criteria and Recommendations

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have an internal price on carbon 
  • Have an initiative in place to drive GHG emissions reduction through energy efficiency in production processes
  • Have an initiative in place to drive GHG emissions reduction through low-carbon energy consumption
  • Have an initiative in place to drive GHG emissions reduction through low-carbon energy generation
  • Have scope 1+2+3 GHG emissions verified through a third party verification or assurance process 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Energy

North Star

  • Carlsberg Breweries A/S has a company-wide target to consume 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2022 from a baseline of 41.0% renewable electricity consumption in 2015

Pledge: Have a target for 100% renewable electricity consumption by no later than 2050, in line with the RE100 technical criteria 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Water

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have an internal price on water 
  • Publicly disclose data on water-related impact to investors through a public platform
  • Integrate water-related issues into the company's financial planning
  • Integrate water-related issues into the company's long-term business objectives
  • Integrate water-related issues into the company's strategy to achieve long-term business objectives
  • Regularly monitor and measure key water security metrics at least for 75% of the company's facilities

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Water 2022

 

Governance & Strategy

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Publicly disclose climate and environmental data to investors and customers through a public platform
  • Have board-level oversight of climate-related issues
  • Have a process for identifying, assessing, and responding to climate-related risks and opportunities
  • Have an employee engagement strategy to support and contribute to achieving the company's climate and environmental goals

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Value chain engagement

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have an ongoing and transparent dialogue with our value chain around climate-related issues

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022