Mexico City, Mexico – September 17, 2015 – Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V.(BMV: KOFL; NYSE: KOF) (“Coca-Cola FEMSA” or the “Company”), the largest public bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world, presented today the Company’s annual sustainability results for 2015 in its report, Excellence in Evolution.
Results and progress toward the Company’s 2020 Goals are included within the report, distinguished by their respective axes in Coca-FEMSA’s Sustainability Strategy:
– Our People
o +105 thousand volunteer hours
o +2 million hours of training
– Our Community
o US$7.7 million invested in programs and activities for Our Community
o More than 550 thousand people benefited in 2015 through social programs
– Our People
o Water use efficiency increased by 10% from 2010 to 2015
o Renewable sources supplied 30% of electric energy used in Mexico operations
o Recycled 94% of waste generated
“Aligned with our goal of becoming multi-category leaders in the beverage industry, we integrated sustainability as one of the pillars of our strategic business framework—together with the development of a winning portfolio of products, the transformation of our operating model, and the evolution of our corporate culture,” said John Santa Maria, Chief Executive Officer at Coca-Cola FEMSA.
The 2015 Sustainability Report: Excellence in Evolution follows the GRI-G4 guidelines and offers external assurance for the information presented. The complete document is available along with the Company’s Annual Report, which includes financial results for 2015, on their website: www.coca-colafemsa.com.
About Coca-Cola FEMSA
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. produces and distributes Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Del Valle, and other trademark beverages of The Coca-Cola Company in Mexico (a substantial part of central Mexico, including Mexico City, as well as southeast and northeast Mexico), Guatemala (Guatemala City and surrounding areas), Nicaragua (nationwide), Costa Rica (nationwide), Panama (nationwide), Colombia (most of the country), Venezuela (nationwide), Brazil (greater São Paulo, Campiñas, Santos, the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, the state of Paraná, part of the state of Goias, part of the state of Rio de Janeiro and part of the state of Minas Gerais), Argentina (federal capital of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas) and Philippines (nationwide), along with bottled water, juices, teas, isotonics, beer, and other beverages in some of these territories. The Company has 63 bottling facilities and serves more than 358 million consumers through more of 2,800,000 retailers with more than 100,000 employees worldwide.