Australian Beer Co
50:50 joint venture between Coca-Cola Amatil and Casella Wines, which kicked off in Dec 2013.
|Australian Beer Company||AUS||website|
| Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd
owns 50% of Australian Beer Company
| Coca-Cola Company
owns 30% of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd
| Casella Wines Pty Ltd
owns 50% of Australian Beer Company
|Australian Beer Company|
Australian Beer Co is a joint venture between Casella and Coca-Cola Amatil, who has criticisms.
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|Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd|
This company won awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015 from the Australian Packaging Covenant, for demonstrating their commitment to environmental sustainability by performing 'above and beyond' in their efforts to minimise waste. This company achieved the highest overall score in their category, large beverage company.
[Source 2015][More on Packaging]
This company has won at least one Parents' Voice Shame Award every year from 2014 to 2017 for promoting unhealthy foods and drinks to children.
[Source 2017][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
Coca Cola Amatil is the main opposition to container deposit recycling legislation in Australia and around the world. Coca Cola's leadership in opposing container deposit schemes (CDS) has often stopped efforts by governments and community groups to advance this issue.
[Source 2013][More on Governance]
While Coca-Cola Amatil is majority Australian owned, they pay licensing fees to, and are 30% owned by, the Coca-Cola Company (US), which currently has two boycott calls.
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This company received a SAM ESG Score of 32/100 in the Beverages category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2019][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This 2013 report by The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) investigates the labour and human rights risks in supply chain sourcing. This company is identified on page 21 as a company which sources products from countries with known systemic labour and human rights concerns.
[Source 2013][More on Human Rights]
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2011 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about a TV ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2009][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
Coca-Cola Amatil's new Mount Franklin 'Easy-Crush' plastic bottle was awarded the Australian Packaging Covenant Sustainability Award at the 2011 Australian Packaging Design Awards for a 'significant advance in environmental considerations'. The 'Easy Crush' bottle uses 35% less plastic than the previous Mount Franklin bottle and features increased crushability, use of post-consumer resin, and an increase in vertical load and stacking stability.
[Source 2011][More on Packaging]
Brands owned by this company were rated 'green' in Greenpeace's 2011 Truefood Guide, signifying a clear policy on excluding GM-derived ingredients, including oils derived from GM crops, and animal products from animals fed on GM crops.
[Source 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
Directly involved in the manufacture, distribution or sale of alcohol as a core business. Pacific Beverages is a joint venture between SABMiller and Coca-Cola Amatil, they additionally distribute SAB's imported beers and spirits, and have announced the building of a 500,000 hectolitre brewery at Warnervale, just outside Gosford, NSW.
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|Casella Wines Pty Ltd|
This company has corporate responsibility claims on its website, including a waste-water treatment scheme, recycling program, and supporting community projects
[Source 2015][More on Environmental Claims]
Some of this company's products are certified organic by NASAA.
[Source 2018][More on Eco-Certification]
|Company Structure||Joint venture|