Anheuser-Busch switches to renewable electricity in the US

The American brewer Anheuser-Busch is set to buy entirely renewable electricity by 2021 after signing the largest solar power purchase agreement (PPA) of any US beverage company. Coupled with its Budweiser Wind Farm in Billings, Oklahoma, the move will allow Anheuser-Busch to reach 100% renewable electricity in the US four years ahead of its 2025 goal. It will also enable parent company AB InBev to achieve 50% renewable electricity globally – a step toward its 100% goal in the RE100 initiative, led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP.…

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Indigo Agriculture and Anheuser-Busch Partner to Meet Sustainability Goals for Rice Production

Indigo Agriculture, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, and Anheuser-Busch, the US’ brewer, have announced a partnership focused on sustainable rice production. Indigo has committed to delivering 2.2 million bushels of Indigo Rice™ to Anheuser-Busch that is grown with specific environmental attributes. Growers contracting with Indigo to produce rice for Anheuser-Busch will reduce water and nitrogen used by 10% and achieve at least 10% savings in greenhouse gas emissions compared to state benchmarks. This partnership is the first of-its-kind to offer growers an…

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Budweiser Celebrates Employees with New Super Bowl Commercial

Budweiser has recently released its Super Bowl LII commercial showcasing Anheuser-Busch employees, who together over the past 30 years have helped provide over 79 million cans of clean drinking water in response to natural disasters. The commercial will be timed with a new company commitment to add a second brewery to its emergency water program to increase its disaster relief efforts by the end of the year. Employees are the driving force behind the Anheuser-Busch emergency water program, which is centralized in its Cartersville, GA brewery. Together with the help…

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Stella Artois And Water.Org Team Up To Encourage Beer Lovers To “Make Your Super Bowl Party Matter”

Stella Artois, part of the Anheuser-Busch family of brands, and Water.org today announced a call to action for all beer lovers who plan to watch this year’s Super Bowl, the most highly watched event of the year. By stocking up on Stella Artois beer for the big game and beyond, people across the country can help provide access to clean water for those in the developing world. More than 663 million people are impacted by the global water crisis today. From January 15 until April 15 of this year, every…

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Anheuser-Busch Aims for a more Sustainable Supply Chain with Pre-Orders of Tesla Electric Self-Driving Trucks

Anheuser-Busch today announced it has placed an order for 40 Tesla semi-trucks as part of a company-wide strategy to employ cutting-edge technology to reduce the environmental impact and increase the efficiency of its operations. The 40 semi-trucks, which represent one of Tesla’s largest reported pre-orders, will be fully electric-powered and equipped with autonomous driving capabilities, as part of the company’s commitment to improving road safety and reducing carbon emissions. Integrating the Tesla semi-trucks into the brewer’s distribution network will help Anheuser-Busch achieve its commitment to reduce its operational carbon footprint…

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