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Radeberger
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Sustainability summary

Radeberger has achieved the E-label, because only a little information is published about a policy on sustainability. It is hard to see the effort Radeberger is making on sustainability. Therefore, more policy and transparency is needed.

Brand owner: Radeberger Gruppe
Head office: Radeberg, Germany
Sector: Beer brands
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Free Tags: Radeberger Gruppe, Bier, Pilsner, Pils

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Radeberger sustainability score report

Last edited: 20 October 2016 by José
Last reviewed: 20 October 2016 by Mario

Questions about Climate Change/ Carbon Emissions

1 out of 10
1. Is there a policy for the brand (company) to minimize, reduce or compensate carbon emissions? Radeberger Gruppe (brand owner of Radeberger) implements several measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as taking the most energy-efficient approaches possible within production and administration facilities. Source
2. Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual absolute carbon footprint of its 'own operations' (Scope 1 & 2) and has the brand already reduced or compensated 10% of these emissions in the last 5 years? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate its climate footprint of own operations. Source
3. Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce the carbon footprint of its 'own operations' by at least 20% within the next 5 years? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any information on target reductions for its greenhouse gas emissions. Source
4. Has the brand (company) achieved a carbon emissions efficiency level below 10 kg CO2 per hectolitre of production? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any information about its relative greenhouse gas emission reduction per unit of production. Source
5. Has the brand (company) achieved a carbon emissions efficiency level below 8,5 kg CO2 per hectolitre of production? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 4. Source
6. Has the brand (company) achieved a carbon emissions efficiency level below 7 kg CO2 per hectolitre of production? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 4. Source
7. Has the brand (company) achieved a carbon emissions efficiency level below 5,5 kg CO2 per hectolitre of production? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 4. Source
8. Is at least 10% of the brand (company) consumption of energy derived from renewable sources? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any information about the percentage of its energy that is obtained from renewable sources. Source
9. Is at least 25% of the brand (company) consumption of energy derived from renewable sources? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 8. Source
10. Has the brand published its carbon footprint specifically for the transport of ingredients? Radeberger Gruppe does not report on the origin and transport of ingredients, and related greenhouse gas emissions. Source

Questions about Environmental Policy

0 out of 13
1. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 5% of its volume? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any information about use of environmentally certified raw materials in its Radeberger beer products. Source
2. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 10% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
3. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 25% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
4. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 50% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
5. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 75% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
6. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 90% of its volume? See remark for environmental policy question 1. Source
7. Does the brand (company) publish the water footprint of its 'own operations'? Radeberger Gruppe implements measures to reduce its fresh-water consumption and its waste-water charge, but does not communicate any information about the water footprint of its own operations. Source
8. Has the brand achieved an average level of water use below 5 hectolitres per hectolitre of beer produced? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any concrete information about its water consumption per unit of product. Source
9. Has the brand achieved an average level of water use below 4 hectolitres per hectolitre of beer produced? See remark for environmental policy question 8. Source
10. Does the brand have clear objectives to minimize the environmental impact of packaging or does the brand already show clear 'best practices' regarding more sustainable packaging? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any information about the take back, material use and / or weight reduction goals/initiatives/actions for its product packaging. Source
11. Does the brand have clear objectives to minimize the environmental impact of packaging, by reducing, re-using and recycling, and does the brand annually report on these results? See remark for environmental policy question 10. Source
12. Does the brand (company) have clear objectives to minimize waste, by reducing, re-using and recycling, and does the brand annually report the results? Radeberger Gruppe does not communicate any concrete information about its waste reduction policies. Source
13. Has the brand achieved 99,5% global recycling and reusing rate for its solid waste? Radeberger Gruppe recycles broken glass and old labels to 100% but does not report an overall recycling value for all packaging materials. Source

Questions about Labour Conditions/ Fair Trade

0 out of 0