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CR Index 2014: Food and beverage sector

A wide range of food, beverage and tobacco producers have completed the CR Index, with a diverse range of products.

Key issues

Water use has increased as a salient issue for producers over the last few years. In addition, key issues include reducing waste - directly and by working with business customers - and transport considerations, particularly in terms of efficiencies and emissions. 

Strategy and approach

Across the board a mixed approach to leadership is revealed, with some of the most sophisticated approaches to leadership, and some just beginning to think through the issues.

All of the participant food & beverage producers in 2014 had completed formal risk and opportunity processes in the context of global mega-trends, and a significant number have assessed the economic value that CR brings to their business.

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