Malawi

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa announces CEO succession

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) today announced that CEO Jacques Vermeulen will retire after 28 years of service with the Coca-Cola system.

African Continental Free Trade Area could be the antidote to current macro-economic challenges

The World Trade Organisation has recently warned that global tensions are causing fragmentation of trade, noting an uptick in unilateral trade restrictions and a growing trend towards consolidation of relationships within limited groups of “friendly” counties.

Momentum grows to solve the world’s plastic waste problem

Today as people all over the globe gather for World Cleanup Day, there is compelling reason to believe that an end to the plastic waste problem is in sight. The next round of negotiations towards a UN treaty based on legally-binding global rules and comprehensive circular economy measures to deal with plastic waste will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, in November.

Coca-Cola Beverages Malawi marks anniversary with major milestones

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Malawi marked the one-year anniversary of its operations as a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa with the official change of the local entity’s name to Coca-Cola Beverages Malawi Ltd (CCBM) and notching up significant milestones, including a move to clear Sprite packaging which makes the bottles easier to recycle, and an investment in its glass bottle production line to increase capacity.

Cyclone Freddy: TCCF, CCBA, and CARE Collaborate to Support Mozambique, Malawi

The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) has donated the sum of $200,000 to CARE International, to urgently support local efforts to mitigate the impact of Cyclone Freddy on citizens in Malawi and Mozambique.

Healthy watersheds are an essential component of climate resilience in Africa

Conflict, climate change, the lingering financial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and sharp food price inflation are causing acute food insecurity in Africa.

Water stewardship and plastic waste management are two sides of the same coin

The problem of plastic waste in Africa, and its impact on water resources, requires concerted efforts from governments, corporates, civil society organisations and individuals. By working together, we can create a more sustainable future for African water bodies and the communities that depend on them.

Economic inclusion of women is key to sustainable development in Africa

CIf the private sector, governments and civil society work together to remove the barriers to women’s full participation in the economy, it would set the continent on a path to accelerated growth and greater shared opportunity for all.

Circular economy for plastic within reach with right rules

A flourishing circular economy for plastic waste which will prevent needless plastic pollution and stimulate entrepreneurship and employment is within reach. This was the message from Diana Sibanda, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) Head of Sustainability, at a Southern African Development Community (SADC) conference on the circular economy in Lusaka, Zambia.

Water and soft drinks donation to aid hospitals

Hospitals in Malawi’s worst-hit cities in the current Cholera outbreak - Blantyre and Lilongwe - have received relief for patients in the form of soft-drinks and water donated by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Malawi.