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European Climate Pact

Overview

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.*

*Source

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • Heineken NV has a target to reduce absolute Scope 1+2 (market-based) CO2e emissions 90% by 2030 from a base year of 2018*
  • Heineken NV has a target to reduce absolute Scope 3 (upstream & downstream) CO2e emissions 21% by 2030 from a base year of 2018*
  • Join the Business Ambition for 1.5°C and publicly commit to have a net-zero by 2050 target and emissions reduction strategy in line with the SBTi Criteria and Recommendations

Pledge: *Have an officially validated science-based 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 (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Have an internal price on carbon

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

 

Energy

North Star

  • Heineken NV has a company-wide target to consume 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2030 from a baseline of 14.0% renewable electricity consumption in 2018.

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 (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Have a target to increase renewable energy consumption

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

 

Water

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Publicly disclose data on water-related impact to investors through a public platform*
  • Commitment to safely managed Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the workplace**
  • Commitment to safely managed Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in local communities**
  • Commitment to increase stakeholders awareness and education around water security issues**
  • Commitment to align with public policy initiatives, such as the SDGs, related to water security**
  • Commitment to improve water security beyond regulatory compliance**
  • Commitment to water-related innovation**
  • Commitment to water stewardship and/or collective action**

MRV: *Pact MRV in place, **Publicly announced

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Water 2021

 

Multi-topic

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Publicly disclose climate and environmental data to investors and customers through a public platform
  • Implement climate scenario analysis as part of your business strategy setting

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

 

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