I'm delighted to be part of business community which strives to improve the business environment.
Roberts Melbardis, Country Manager, Encompass Digital Media Latvia
This is the Company's third integrated report and the first time it is reporting on all aspects of business, governance and sustainability performance in a single report, celebrating the relationships and partnerships that are key to its success.
Dimitris Lois, Chief Executive Officer, said: "We know that our success is closely linked to the vibrancy and wellbeing of our consumers and the communities we serve. For more than ten years, we have continuously refined our approach to managing our business responsibly and sustainably, ensuring that we earn trust by creating value for all our stakeholders. This value is increasingly shaped by factors beyond financial performance, such as environmental and social responsibility, reputation in the communities we serve, stakeholder engagement and investment into the development of our people - all of which contribute to the resilience of our business."
Coca-Cola HBC endeavours to deliver value through outputs achieved with the highest level of quality, efficiency and care. In 2014, these included:
In 2014, the Company's sustainability initiatives focused on three key areas: promoting health and wellness, minimising environmental impact and benefitting local communities. Highlights in these areas include:
Health and wellness
Minimising environmental impact
Benefitting local communities
Coca-Cola HBC's 2014 Integrated Annual Report ‘It's Good to Share - Building Trust, Spreading Happiness' can be downloaded here.
On June 10, Coca-Cola HBC Baltic Learning and Development Manager Ene Krinpus presented Coca-Cola HBC leadership development program "Fast Forward", focusing on the concept of "Fast Forward" in the "Market of Responsible Ideas" organized by Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Institute (InCSR) where companies shared best practices and achievements in various fields, exchanging ideas with the aim to be more successful and more responsible towards people and the environment, as well as promoting responsible business development in the local community.
Membership is an attestation that we belong to the modern Latvian business community.
Dace Silava-Tomsone, Managing Partner, COBALT