Benchmarks and achievements ^'CDP Other information In our quest to create real value for all our stakeholders, we are committed to improving the quality and quantity of data on which we report. This requires benchmarking our performance against other companies in the sector and publishing and sharing our findings. Global benchmarks Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes FTSE4Good In May, HEINEKEN received the prestigious GBCHealth Business Leadership Award for its 'enduring commitment to and excellence in its support for health-related programming'. 22 Heineken N.V. Summary Sustainability Report 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index Although we were not included in the index, we received our highest score ever. Specifically, we achieved a significant improvement in our overall performance in packaging and standards for suppliers. We also remained best in class in the areas of water-related risk and responsibility for alcoholic products. FTSEAGood We again maintained our inclusion in the index, achieving an absolute score of 41 out of 5, and a relative 'food and beverage' supersector score of 94 out of 100. Investors Carbon Disclosure Project We again participated in the Investors CDP, to measure and disclose our carbon-reduction activities. Our disclosure score improved by almost 30 points, from 59 to 88 points out of 100. In addition, we achieved a B performance rating versus D previously. Overall, this resulted in a CDP Benelux Leadership Index. CDP Water Disclosure For the second time, we took part in the CDP Water Disclosure Global Survey, reporting on water usage, the risks that water presents and responses to that risk. Our introduction of incentives for all senior managers linked to sustainability targets, including water, was highlighted as a 'Leading Practice on Governance' in the Consumer Staples category. DRIVING SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIES To watch a video of our healthcare activities in Africa, go to our online report.

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