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Sustainability

Sustainability at Keurig

Across our supply chain and within our own operations, we strive to make the world a better place. We’re making strong progress toward attaining our 2020 sustainability targets, including making 100% of K-Cup® pods recyclable.

Learn more about our Fiscal 2016 progress toward our 2020 sustainability targets.

These targets are essential to our Company’s success and to helping us
brew a better world.
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Engage 1 million people in our supply chains to significantly improve their livelihoods including water security and climate resilience.

417K+

People engaged to significantly improve their livelihoods.

Balance 100% of the water used in our 2020 brewed beverage volume in all our beverages, ounce for ounce.

97%

The percentage of water we helped restore to people and nature based on the water used in our beverages in fiscal 2016 - a total of 707 million gallons.

Source 100% of primary agricultural and manufactured products according to established Keurig responsible sourcing guidelines.

73%

25%

Coffee traceable.

Coffee sustainably certified.


Reduce life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of brewed beverages by 25% vs. 2012 baseline.

Target met! We will develop a new goal per an updated 2015 baseline while continuing to focus on operating efficiency and improved emissions measurement.

Engage 100% of employees to understand our vision and values and present opportunities that allow them to contribute to our targets.

70%

of employees engaged in a sustainability program or education initiative.

Achieve zero waste-to-landfill at our owned and operated manufacturing and distribution facilities.

93%

Manufacturing waste diversion rate (up from 88% in 2015).

100% of K-Cup® pods
will be recyclable by the end of 2020.

First recyclable K-Cup® pods available in
2016. All Canadian K-Cup® pods will be
recyclable by the end of 2018.

 

Learn more about sustainability at Keurig Green Mountain in our Fiscal 2016 Sustainability Report.