My colleagues at Climate Counts have rated the big three brewers (Anheuser-Busch, Molson Coors, and SABMiller) on how well they are addressing their impact on global warming.
The scorecard covers four areas: 1) whether the company has conducted a review of their own contributions to warming; 2) what they’ve done to reduce their impact; 3) whether they have a helpful policy stance on climate change; and 4) whether they report to the public on their impact and initiatives.
SABMiller is the clear leader with a score almost equal to the combined scores of A-B and Molson Coors. A snapshot of the total scores is to the left. Complete scorecards on each company are available on the Climate Counts website.
Some noteworthy discoveries in the scorecards.
- Coors was actually awarded negative five points out of a possible ten in the policy category becasue they were found to support policies that actually prevent progress on climate change.
- SABMiller scored pretty decently in the review and report sections, earning 14/22 and 8/12 respectively; but they earned a dismal zero in the policy category.
- A-B has likewise made no moves to support any positive policies on climate change, although they did conduct a one time review of their own impact and have taken some steps to reduce energy usage.
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