South Africa

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.

CCBSA invests in critical SME skills development through its Supplier Skills Summits

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) continues to make a major contribution to the development of a thriving business ecosystem in South Africa through its annual Supplier Skills Summits, that are meant to create platforms for entrepreneurs to develop critical skills, establish potential collaborations and forge long-lasting partnerships.

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.

Creating a World Without Waste by 2030

Food and beverage packaging is an important part of our modern lives, yet the world has a packaging problem, which Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA), together with The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), have a responsibility to help solve.

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.

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa expands roll-out of 2L returnable PET bottles to reduce plastic waste in Free State and Northern Cape

CCBSA will roll-out its innovative 2L returnable also known as refillable PET bottle (RefPET) in Mangaung in the Free State and Northern Cape, as part of its commitment to reduce environmental waste.

CCBSA scoops four awards at FoodBev SETA ceremony

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) won four awards at the FoodBev SETA Gala Awards Evening held on 23 November 2022.

CCBSA 2023 Study Buddy Fund bursary programme application re-opens

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has opened the application process for its Study Buddy Fund bursary programme.