Our sustainable development focus areas
Doing business all over the world and
developing successful brands comes
with responsibilities that extend beyond
running a profitable business. We
always strive to have a positive impact
in the markets in which we operate and
have therefore embedded sustainability
in our business strategy.
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Heineken N.V. Annual Report 2018
Report of the Executive Board
Report of the Supervisory Board
Achieving real and lasting positive change is only
possible through the collective effort of everyone
who works at HEINEKEN as well as our partners
and suppliers, NGOs and governments, stakeholders
and local communities.
Our sustainable development strategy, Brewing
a Better World, includes 2020 targets in six key
areas. Through this strategy, we are determined
to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs). Our focus areas are linked with
specific SDGs and their targets, ensuring that we
make a meaningful contribution to the common
global goal to end poverty, protect the planet and
As we continue to progress towards our 2020
targets, we are on track to reach most of our
commitments. In some areas, including water
balancing, accident prevention and regional
sourcing in Africa, we still have work to do.
Visit our website to discover more about our Brewing a Better World
strategy, material issues, contribution to the U N SDGs, stakeholder
engagement and performance - along with case studies from our
businesses around the world.
From end of March 2019 you will be able to explore additional
non-financial indicators and the GRI Standards reference table.