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Location

Netherlands

Sector

Food, beverage & tobacco

Organisation type
Business

Company Information

Heineken is a publicly listed company, headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Heineken is an international brewer, developer and marketer of premium beer and cider brands. In 2021, Heineken reported a total of 82,257 employees across over 70 countries and a total revenue of 26.6 billion Euro.*

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Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • Heineken NV has a target to reduce absolute scopes 1 and 2 CO2e emissions 90% by 2030 from a base year of 2018

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 (22/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Have an internal price on carbon 
  • 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 GHG emissions verified through a third party verification or assurance process 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (22/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Water

North Star

  • Heineken NV have a % proportion of wastewater that is safely treated target by 2023 from a base year of 2008 starting in 2013

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (22/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Water 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Heineken NV have a target to increase the proportion of wastewater that is safely treated by 2023 from a base year of 2008 starting in 2013
  • Publicly disclose data on water-related impact to investors through a public platform
  • Have board-level oversight of water issues
  • 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
  • Provide C-suite incentives for the management of water related issues
  • 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 (22/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Water 2022

 

Governance & Strategy

North Star

  • Heineken NV have a publicly available 1.5°C aligned low-carbon transition plan

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (22/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • 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 (22/07/2022)

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 (22/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

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Now for nature - The decade of delivery - Heineken
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