Bruce Karas

Coca-Cola North America

Bruce Karas is the VP of Environment & Sustainability for Coca-Cola North America. He has more than 25 years of experience as an Environment, Health and Safety professional and has practiced in a wide range of Industrial operations in North America. Bruce leads Coca-Cola North America’s environmental efforts focused on water stewardship, climate protection and energy efficiency, packaging and recycling and sustainable agriculture. Under his leadership Coca-Cola North America and The Coca-Cola Company achieved its global goal to replenish 100 percent of the water used its beverages and return it to nature. Bruce’s team is also responsible for developing the strategy and plans to help Coca-Cola achieve its global goal to collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one sold globally by 2030. In support of this goal, the team works with NGO partners and local governments to improve access to recycling and bring innovative solutions to the marketplace that will help drive a circular economy.