Coca-Cola FEMSA selected as part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index for the fifth consecutive year

  • Coca-Cola FEMSA is the only Latin American based beverage company and the only Mexican company chosen for the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index for five consecutive years.
  • Since its first selection in 2013, Coca-Cola FEMSA’s global sustainability score has increased by 28%.

Mexico City, Mexico – September 14, 2017 – Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL; NYSE: KOF) (“Coca-Cola FEMSA” or the “Company”), the largest public bottler by sales volume of Coca-Cola products in the world, was chosen as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index for the fifth consecutive year.

“As a beverage industry leader, our goal is to create economic, social, and environmental value, contributing to the positive transformation of our communities while ensuring our business’ sustainability. Our employees’ commitment to the business has enabled us to proudly receive this recognition as we continue to work for even more accomplishments,” said John Santa Maria, Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola FEMSA.

Among its relevant sustainability results, the Company has benefited 1.5 million people through its healthy lifestyles programs since 2015; fulfilled the goal of returning 100% of the water used to produce its beverages back to the environment in its Mexico, Brazil, Central America, and Colombia operations; incorporated 20% of recycled resins in its PET packages across its operations; and used clean sources of energy across 29% of its manufacturing operations.

In addition, Coca-Cola FEMSA has earned several awards and recognitions for its sustainability performance throughout the year, including its selection for the FTSE4Good Emerging Market Index of the London Stock Exchange and the Sustainability and Social Responsibility Index of the Mexican Stock Exchange.

For further information, please refer to the Coca-FEMSA Sustainability Report 2016, “Accelerating towards Excellence,” available at: https://www.coca-colafemsa.com/sustainability.html

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