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Veltins
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Sustainability summary

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

Brand owner: C.& A. Veltins GmbH & Co. KG
Head office: Meschede-Grevenstein, Germany
Sector: Beer brands
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Free Tags: Bier, Pils, Pilsner

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Veltins sustainability score report

Last edited: 20 October 2016 by Heinz
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? Veltins implements several measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as energy efficiency measures at its brewery. 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? Veltins 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? Veltins 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? Veltins does not communicate any information about its relative greenhouse gas emission reduction per unit of production if there is one. 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? Veltins 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? Veltins does not report on the origin and transport of ingredients, and related greenhouse gas emissions. Source

Questions about Environmental Policy

1 out of 13
1. Does the brand use organic or otherwise environmentally certified raw materials for at least 5% of its volume? Veltins does not communicate any information about use of environmentally certified raw materials in its 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'? Veltins reports that its water usage rate lies far below branch average, but does not communicate clear information about its actual own operations water footprint. Source
8. Has the brand achieved an average level of water use below 5 hectolitres per hectolitre of beer produced? Veltins 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? Veltins reports to focus on reusable bottles for all its products. It has achieved an overall share of 96% of reusable 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? Veltins 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? Veltins does not communicate any information about global recycling and reusing rate of its solid waste. Source

Questions about Labour Conditions/ Fair Trade

0 out of 0