Resources

Having partnered on freshwater conservation for several years, we have built a library of documents that may be helpful as others explore and embrace cross-sector partnership to help solve global water challenges. The following resources provide information on the work we have achieved together and additional materials relevant to partnership and freshwater conservation.

The Coca-Cola Company and WWF Partnership Annual Reviews

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2016 Partnership Annual Review

Learn more about the progress we’ve made in 2016 to help ensure healthy, resilient freshwater basins in our focal areas of the Mesoamerican Reef catchments in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras, and the Yangtze River in China.

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2015 Partnership Annual Review

Learn more about our progress in 2015 in freshwater conservation, measurably improving environmental performance across Coca-Cola’s supply chain, integrating the value of nature into decision-making processes, and convening influential partners to solve global environmental challenges.
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2014 Partnership Annual Review

Looking back over 2014, The Coca-Cola Company and WWF global partnership team achieved great progress in helping address natural resource challenges that impact fresh water. Some partnership wins were big, some were little, but all important in their own way. Here’s a snapshot of what we consider major wins in our seventh year of partnership.
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2013 Partnership Annual Review

Launched July 9, 2014 to commemorate the anniversary of the partnership renewal through 2020, the 2013 Annual Review features progress across freshwater conservation, environmental performance, valuing nature, and the convening of partners. This was the first year the report was offered via interactive format.

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2012 Partnership Annual Review

The 2012 Annual Review represents the final year of the 2007-2012 partnership phase, and covers specific 2012 progress, summarized results of multi-year work, and notes on future collaboration. This report also includes a “Partnership at a Glance” infographic to illustrate partnership results by the numbers and a timeline.

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2011 Partnership Annual Review

A storytelling approach was initiated and incorporated into the 2011 Annual Review. Personal and detailed stories, including quotes from those positively impacted by the work, highlights progress achieved.

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2010 Partnership Annual Review

The 2010 Annual Review reports on confirmed signs of river, habitat and species restoration; improved water efficiency across Coca-Cola’s global bottling operations; and reduced environmental impacts in its supply chain.

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2009 Partnership Annual Review

With work underway across work streams and results being realized, the partnership issued the 2009 Annual Review, the partnership’s first public report informing of progress.

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Partnership Materials

Web Pages

Videos

Fact Sheets

Press Release

Web Pages

Partner web pages, which feature global partnership information.

The Coca-Cola Company World Wildlife Fund

Videos

Our videos feature WWF and Coca-Cola leadership as well as experts from across industries speaking about the potential of partnerships.

Renewing Our Partnership The Power of Partnerships

Fact Sheets

These factsheets provide overviews of our partnership goals and recent conservation gains.

2015 Fact Sheet WWF & Coca-Cola Partnership Brochure

Press Release

On July 9, 2013, we announced the renewal of our partnership and associated Coca-Cola environmental performance targets. This press release on the partnership renewal and commitments informs of the renewal and outlines the new goals

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Articles & Reports

Darden Business Publishing Case Study

Water for Our Future White Paper

Ensuring There’s Water for All

Why Does Coke Care About the Mekong Delta?

Guide to Conservation Finance

The Coca-Cola Company’s Water Stewardship & Replenish Report

Darden Business Publishing Case Study

Partnership leadership worked with Darden School of Business to develop a case study examining whether The Coca-Cola Company and WWF should renew their global partnership. The study will be incorporated into classroom method teaching, focused on understanding real-world business decisions.

Available in Fall 2014

Water for Our Future White Paper

On May 15, 2014, The Coca-Cola Company and WWF hosted the 7th World Water Forum Americas Regional Process event in Washington, D.C. Nearly 150 diverse stakeholders working on water issues convened for panel discussions, conversation and networking opportunities to discuss the future—and how we can ensure water is part it. This paper reports on event discussions, poses key questions to be addressed at the 7th World Water Forum, and offers case studies on relevant work.

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Ensuring There’s Water for All

In coordination with the July 9, 2013 renewal announcement, The Coca-Cola Company Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent and WWF-U.S. President and CEO Carter Roberts published this op-ed calling for coordinated action to address global water challenges.

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Why Does Coke Care About the Mekong Delta?

Reporter Kate Sheppard visits the Mekong Delta for a firsthand look at partnership work underway and to better understand why The Coca-Cola Company considers this an area of importance.

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Guide to Conservation Finance

WWF’s report on sustainable finance and how it generates long-term and diversified sources of revenue for conservation around the world.

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The Coca-Cola Company’s Water Stewardship & Replenish Report

Learn more about The Coca-Cola Company’s overall water stewardship program, initiatives and progress.

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Basin Information

Freshwater Ecoregions of the World (FEOW)

Coca-Cola Bottling Partners

Big Bend Binational Agreement

Danube River Basin

GEF IW Learn

Freshwater Ecoregions of the World (FEOW)

Explore the world’s freshwater wildlife in maps and unique graphs.

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Coca-Cola Bottling Partners

Read about Coca-Cola’s more than 300 bottling partners responsible for manufacturing and distributing beverages around the world.

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Big Bend Binational Agreement

The Department of Interior’s website shares more information on the Cooperative Action for Conservation in the Big Bend/Rio Bravo Region working plan, supporting our work in the Rio Bravo/Rio Grande.

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Danube River Basin

Find out more about the Danube River Basin and how to become actively involved in preserving it.

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GEF IW Learn

View materials available through the International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network.

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