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Water Consumption

Goal: Reduce global water use by an additional 10%, indexed to sales by 2025. Engage 100% of water-stressed/scarce communities where 3M manufactures on community-wide approaches to water management.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö NA Specialty Solutions LLC

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An annual 1.5 percent reduction in water use per gross ton from 2018 onward.

Albertsons Companies

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As we work to make our operations more efficient, we understand the need to work toward reducing the overall environmental footprint of our business. It is critical that we achieve business growth while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption and use of other important resources.

 

Amcor

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100% of sites have water management plans in place. Our long term goal is to continue to improve efficiency of water use.

Anheuser-Busch InBev

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[By 2025] 100% of our communities in high stress areas will have measurably improved water availability and quality.

Apple

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We aim to minimize the water used by our facilities and our suppliers’ operations, especially in areas of elevated water risk.

 

AR Packaging Systems AB

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2020: Reduce water consumption by 3%

Archer Daniels Midland

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We will reduce our water intensity by 10% over our 2019 baseline by 2035. In addition, to support the health and wellbeing of the communities where we operate, by 2025, we will develop a global improvement strategy in priority watersheds.

Barilla America

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By 2020, reduce water consumption per tonne of product by 30% compared with 2010.

 

Bayer

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We commit to complying with international, national and local legislation to protect water resources, using them as sparingly as possible and further reducing emissions into water.

Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp.

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We pledge to make our supply chain as sustainable as possible, which means continually innovating to reduce our energy and water usage and to minimize waste.

Beiersdorf AG

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25% reduction of our water consumption in production by 2025 (vs. base year 2018)

Berry Global

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Reduce energy and water consumption 1% per year by 2025.

Best Buy Co., Inc.

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We seek to minimize our impact through building design, operational monitoring and usage reduction programs.

Campbell Soup Company

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Reduce water use by 20% on an absolute basis by FY2025, as compared to FY2017.

Cascades

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Reduce the amount of waste water.

Chobani

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Reduce water consumption by 25% (vs. 2016 baseline) by end of 2022.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

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Reduce global process water and/or wastewater by 25% by the end of 2022 using 2016 as baseline.

Cisco Systems Inc.

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We understand the importance of reducing water consumption as much as we can in our operations and supply chain.

Clearwater Paper Corporation

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We will complete a water risk assessment for each of our manufacturing locations by 2025.

Coca-Cola Company, The

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By 2020, improve water efficiency in manufacturing operations by 25 percent compared with a 2010 baseline. Today, we’re using 1.92 liters of water to make 1 liter of product and we’re working to reduce it to 1.7 liters of water per liter of product (a 25 percent improvement) by 2020.

Colgate-Palmolive Company

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CVS Health

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Reduce water use in retail operations for new construction by 20% in 2020.

Danone North America

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By 2030 25% reduction in water consumption for our direct farmers in high-risk areas and securing and improving water quality by using fewer chemical fertilizers. Reducing our water usage in factories in high water-stress areas by 50%

delfort USA, Inc.

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Reduction of freshwater consumption by more than 20% per 1,000 m squared of saleable product against baseline 2016 [by 2030].

We are setting a goal to reduce freshwater use in our Dell-owned facilities by 25% in locales with high water stress and by 10% elsewhere.

Diageo

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Reduce water use through a 50% improvement in water use efficiency [by 2020]. Equip our suppliers with tools to protect water resources in the most water-stressed locations [by 2020].

Achieve 100% optimized water practices in Dole operated farms and packing facilities by 2025

Through our World Leading Operations goal, we have identified six of our manufacturing sites as key water-stressed sites and committed to reducing the freshwater intake intensity at these sites by 20 percent.

Drinkworks

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By 2025, we will reuse at least 50% of the water from our own operations or byproducts to preserve water for the rest of society.

DS Smith North America Packaging & Paper

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Create zero water impact by 2030.

Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.

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We set a goal to capture the water footprint for our corporate facilities and develop water saving strategies for implementation by the end of 2020.

DuPont Biomaterials

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Implement holistic water strategies across all facilities prioritizing manufacturing plants and communities in high-risk watersheds. Enable millions of people access to clean water through leadership in advancing water technology and enacting strategic partnerships.

E.&J. Gallo Winery

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Work to achieve an industry-leading 3:1 water to wine ratio by 2022

Eastman

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Increase water use efficiency and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply.

Eco-Products

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In 2020, keep our headquarters’ water consumption at 2016 levels while growing the business.

Edgewell Personal Care

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Reduce water consumption by 5% [by 2030].

Estée Lauder Companies, The

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Our Global Environmental Affairs and Safety team looks for ways to reduce water use across our business.

Fossil Group

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Reduce water consumption for leather tanning by 45% (versus a 2019 baseline) [by 2025]

General Mills, Inc.

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Reduce water use by 1% annually [in General Mills-owned production facilities] Champion the activation of water stewardship plans for the company’s most material and at-risk watersheds in its global value chain by 2025.

Hallmark Cards, Inc.

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2020 Goal of 50% reduction in water consumption

Hasbro

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By 2025, reduce water consumption by 15%.

Henkel Corporation

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Meet 30% water reduction by 2020.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

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We are currently developing a company-wide water strategy to help guide our next steps. This strategy will focus on: Reducing water vulnerability of HPE facilities, team members, and suppliers by 2030, decoupling water from HPE’s energy use, increasing water literacy through meaningful partnerships.

Home Depot

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Help reduce consumers’ water use by 250 billion gallons by 2025.

HP Inc.

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Reduce potable water consumption in global operations by 15% by 2025.

We have an ambitious goal to become water positive by 2030, by being good water stewards and helping to increase the availability of clean water in our own operations and our supply chain.

Innovia Films

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Programs of work are underway to reduce the amount of water required to produce our products, minimising the amount of water being abstracted and reducing the amount being disposed.

Intel Corporation

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Achieve net positive water use—by conserving 60 billion gallons of water and funding external water restoration projects [by 2030].

International Paper

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Integrate water management into regular facility assessment and proactively engage with stakeholders in communities to address water-related issues within the watershed.

J. M. Smucker Company, The

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Reduce water use intensity by 15 percent [by 2020].

Jindal Films

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We set goals for our plants to reduce energy and water consumption.

Johnson & Johnson

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2020 Goal: Conduct a comprehensive water risk assessment at 100 percent of manufacturing/R&D locations, and implement resource protection plans at the high-risk sites.

Kao USA, Inc.

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10% reduction in full lifecycle water use per unit sales and 40% in regions ith water scarcity by 2030 with 2017 baseline.

Kellogg Company, The

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By 2020, implement water reuse projects in at least 25% of our plants. By 2020, reduce normalized water use in our plants by an additional 15%.

Keurig Dr Pepper

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Partner with our highest water-risk operating communities to replenish 100% of water used for our beverages in those communities by 2025.

Improve our water use efficiency by 20% by 2025.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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[by 2030] Achieve sustainable water use at 100% of our sites in water-stressed regions.

[by 2030] Create positive and measurable watershed impact in 30 watersheds/water basins.

[by 2030] Achieve responsible and efficient water use at all Kimberly-Clark manufacturing facilities.

[by 2030] Collaborate with key supplier partners to amplify our impact in water-stressed regions around the world.

Kraft Heinz Company

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We commit to decrease water use by 20% across Kraft Heinz manufacturing facilities in high-risk water areas and by 15% across all manufacturing facilities by 2025.

Kroger Co., The

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Achieve 3% annual reduction in water consumed per unit produced in our plants. Achieve 5% water savings in supermarkets by 2020, using a 2015 baseline year

L’Oréal

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In 2030, 100% of the water used in our industrial processes will be recycled and reused in a loop.

In 2030, all our strategic suppliers will use water sustainably in the areas where they operate.

Lamb Weston

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Reduce the water used to make our products by 10% per pound produced.

LG Electronics

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LG Electronics aims to reduce 20% of (intensity) water use by 2020 compared to the base year 2007

Mars, Incorporated

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Eliminate unsustainable water use in our value chain, beginning with halving it by 2025.

McDonald’s

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Reduce energy and water by 20% by 2020

Merck

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By 2025, we will maintain global water use at or below 2015 levels.

 

Metsa Board Americas

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Our target is to decrease the use of process water by 25% by 2030. We operate in water rich areas and we do not impair any other parties’ access to water.

Microsoft

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By 2030 we will be water positive, meaning we will replenish more water than we use.

Milliken Chemical

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Our 2025 Planet Goals will reduce our global footprint in order to increase our global impact: ZERO waste to landfill, increase renewable energy use 10X, ZERO environmental violations, and reduce indexed greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, and solid waste by 25%.

Mondelez International

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10% reduction in priority water usage by 2020.

10% reduction in priority water usage in areas where water is most scarce by 2020.

Mondi Jackson LLC

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[2020 Commitment] Reduce specific contact water consumption from our pulp and paper mills by 5% compared to a 2015 baseline.

Nestlé USA

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By 2020: Reduce direct water withdrawals per tonne of product in every product category to achieve an overall reduction of 35% since 2010.

By 2020: Carry out 40 new Water Resource Reviews in selected manufacturing facilities in all greenfield sites.

Newell Brands

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We are working hard to increase water reuse and lower our water consumption.

Nike Inc.

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Innovate and adopt new approaches to reduce water use in our supply chain, with a 20% reduction in freshwater use in textile dyeing and finishing (L/kg per unit of production).

Nordstrom

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Reduce our water use per square foot by 5% [by 2020].

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA)

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12% reduction in pulp and paper mills water use [by 2020].

PepsiCo

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Improve water-use efficiency by 15% in our agricultural supply chain (focused on corn and potatoes) in high water-risk areas by 2025.

Improve operational water-use efficiency by 25% in high water-risk areas by 2025.

Replenish 100% of the water we use in manufacturing operations in high water-risk areas by 2025.

Adopt the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard as our vehicle for water advocacy in high water-risk areas by 2025.

Deliver safe water access to 25 million people by 2025.

Polyplex USA LLC

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Improve production and operational efficiencies to ensure optimal consumption of resources like electricity, water and raw materials.

Premium Waters Inc.

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Our plants also strive to use minimal water by incorporating water treatments to reduce lost water and manage wastewater with the help of upgraded compressed air.

Printpack, Inc.

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Reduce the intensity factor for water usage by 15%.

Procter & Gamble

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[By 2030] Our sites will deliver a 35% increase in water efficiency and source at least five billion liters of water from circular sources.

PVH Corp.

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Water leaving our wet processors will have zero hazardous chemicals and be filtered for harmful microfibers by 2025.

Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB)

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33% reduction in water impact per dose by 2020

35% reduction in water use in manufacturing and warehousing by 2020

Rodan & Fields

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By 2025, we will work with our manufacturers to track water use, and develop action plans to reduce freshwater consumption in the product development process.

Ronpak, Inc.

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Ronpak […] has created a 2020 goal to have a 20% reduction in water use in all plants.

Sealed Air Corporation

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Reduce the water intensity of our operations by 25% [by 2020]

Seaman Paper Company

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Reduce water consumption by 12% [by 2020]

Seventh Generation

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2030 goal: Earth’s water cycle will not be contaminated during a product’s life cycle

Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC

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Solvay will diminish its impact on freshwater withdrawal by reducing its intake of freshwater by 25% [by 2030].

Sonoco Products Company

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Reduce normalized water usage by 5% through 2020.

Starbucks Coffee Company

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50 percent of water withdrawal for direct operations and coffee production will be conserved or replenished with a focus on communities and basins with high water risk [by 2030].

Stora Enso North American Sales Inc.

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The objective of our KPIs on total water withdrawal and process water discharges is to drive a downward trend from our 2016 baselines of 57 m3 and 27 m3 per saleable tonne

Subway Restaurants

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We will continue to research in-restaurant investments that optimize water usage, as well as work with farmers worldwide to share best practices in water management techniques.

Sun Chemical

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For our processes, we will set improvement targets for energy and water consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and solid waste emissions.

Sustana Group

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We are committed to finding new ways to minimize impacts on water quality and quantity through recovery, reuse,and wastewater disposal.

Taghleef Industries

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Water is a priority; constant efforts are made on a daily basis to contribute to decrease water consumption.

Target

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Reduce absolute water withdrawal in stores, distribution centers and headquarter locations by 15% below 2010 baseline by 2025

Improve water efficiency in textile dyeing and finishing factories located in priority watersheds by 15% by 2022

By 2025, all owned-brand apparel textile factories will comply with the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) progressive-level wastewater standards

Design 100% of garment-washed owned-brand apparel utilizing water-saving design principles by 2025

Tetra Pak Inc.

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Our strategic goals are to lead with low-carbon solutions for a circular economy, and to enhance sustainability across the value chain, from sourcing to production to the end of life of our products. This includes minimising emissions and waste, protecting biodiversity and ecosystems, maintaining fresh water availability, and promoting recycling and circularity.

The Hershey Company

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Reduce water by 25% [by 2025]

Tillamook County Creamery Association

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For every gallon of milk received, we aim to use only one gallon of water to make our dairy products

Toray Plastics (America), Inc.

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Reduce water usage in production activities by 30% per unit of sales across the entire Toray Group [by 2030]

TreeHouse Foods

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Reduce Water Intensity (gal/lb) 6% by end of 2020

Tyson Foods, Inc.

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Achieve a 12% reduction in water use intensity by 2020

U.S. Postal Service

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reduce water intensity — or gallons of water used per square foot at our facilities —by 2 percent per year or 36 percent by 2025 with a 2007 year baseline.

Unilever

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Halve the water associated with consumer use of our products by 2020

By 2020, water abstraction by our global factory network will be at or below 2008 levels, despite significantly higher volumes. This represents a reduction of around 40% per tonne of production. Versus a 1995 baseline, this represents a 78% reduction per tonne of production and a 65% absolute reduction. We will focus in particular on factories in water-scarce locations.

We will reduce the water required in the laundry process by providing 50 million households in water-scarce countries with laundry products that deliver excellent results but use less water by 2020.

We will develop comprehensive plans with our suppliers and partners to reduce the water used to grow our crops in water-scarce countries.

UPM Raflatac

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Effluent load (COD) reduced by 40% by 2030

Wastewater volume reduced by 30% by 2030

100% of nutrients used at effluent treatment from recycled sources by 2030

Verizon Wireless

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Our goal is to achieve a 15% reduction over our 2016 level by 2025.

WestRock

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Our goal is to map the water use in our most water-intensive manufacturing operations by 2018 and develop water reduction plans for strategic watersheds by 2020.

Weyerhaeuser Company

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2020 Goal: Reduce water use by 30%

Winpak Ltd.

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WINPAK is committed to sustainable water practices in its manufacturing and production facilities.

Yum! Brands, Inc.

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Reduce average restaurant water consumption by 10% from our 2017 baseline, by the end of 2025.

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