Sustainability ratings

We are leaders of sustainability, at both local and global levels. We aim to set the highest standards and inspire other companies to commit to sustainable practices.

The recognition we receive for our efforts to conduct our business sustainably motivates us to achieve even better performance with every year.

For two years in a row (2016 and 2017), Coca‑Cola HBC Romania has been ranked no. 1 most responsible company on the local market, by Romania CSR Index, a thorough analysis carried out by The Azores - an independent consultancy agency. In 2017, we reached a score of 94,57%, the highest among the Top 100 companies analysed, thus registering a growth by almost 9% compared to the previous year. The study’s criteria were based on the Directive 2014/95/EU, the GRI reporting guidelines and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

Sustainability is deeply rooted in the culture of our global business. At Coca‑Cola HBC, we are committed to being at the forefront of sustainable practice and performance in the beverage industry.

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Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI)

Coca‑Cola HBC is the world sustainability leader in the beverage industry, topping the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indexes for beverage companies in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Our group has been included in the DJSI every year since 2008 – recognition of our focus on continuously improving our sustainability performance. Launched in 1999, the DJSI is considered a global benchmark in corporate sustainability.

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CocaCola HBC has been named Industry Leader – the top-performing company in the beverage sector – and awarded a Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment. RobecoSAM is a specialist in sustainability investing. The Corporate Sustainability Assessment focuses on examining financially material factors that impact a company’s core business value drivers.

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Coca‑Cola HBC has been continuously listed on the FTSE4Good Index since 2001. This series of indices is designed to measure the performance of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.

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GRI Index

We aim to report our progress on material issues comprehensively and transparently. To do so, we follow the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the leading framework for sustainability reporting and we continuously improve by including more quantitative objectives and indicators (both general and GRI related) in our group’s annual Integrated Report.


GRI sets the standards and develops reporting guidance to businesses and organisations so that they can understand and communicate the impact of their activities on critical sustainability issues.

Furthermore, we follow the Global Compact international guidelines in order to ensure an integrated performance of our reporting in terms of materiality, width and quality of data. Global Compact provides a principle-based framework and best practices about the way companies can do business responsibly and keep commitments to society.


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