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“We cannot achieve our sustainability goals on our own. We drive change together with our suppliers, leveraging common goals and sharing best practices around the world” — Diane Wauters, Sustainability & Agricultural Development Director, APAC new technology to reach a 25% reduc-

ate renewable electricity. The installa-

tion in carbon emissions across its

tion is 15MW, and the annual output is

value chain, the business has em-

15,000Mwh renewable electricity,”

braced new partnerships to take the

explains Terry Yao, Associate Procure-

business on its next phase of growth.

ment Director of Sustainability.

Located at one of the biggest brew-

Taking advantage of solar energy

eries in APAC, Putian Brewery is home

produced in Australia, CUB has also

to the largest on-site solar projects

signed a 12-year Power Purchase

across the brewing industry in the en-

Agreement with global renewable

tirety of Asia Pacific. Onsite, the rene-

energy provider, BayWa. The duo will

wable electricity generated could

provide 74,000 MWh renewable energy

achieve approximately 20% of total

to more than 7,000 homes, where

brewery usage. “In China, for example,

energy will be sourced from its solar

we are working on solar projects and

farm in Mildura, Victoria. Additionally,

have asked our suppliers to build solar

the venture will create over 300 constru-

panels on our buildings. We have

ction jobs and long-term opportunities

covered 150,000 square meters of

in the maintenance of the solar farm.

the rooftop in solar panels to gener-

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