Our Sustainability Goals

Our dream is to catalyze bringing people together, making memories and lasting connections. We set out to reinvent the beverage experience and we approach everything we do with the goal of making the world a better place.

“Our mission is to repeatedly disrupt ourselves in service of creating a better beverage experience and a better world. We know partnership is essential for progress and we're excited to collaborate with peers, NGOs and governments for positive change.”

Nathaniel Davis, CEO


What we’re up to

We are proud to be powering our Creation Center with 100% renewable electricity and to be offering our consumers a free pod upcycling program.

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Drinkworks offers free and convenient upcycling in partnership with Loop Industries.

We are proud to be in partnership with Loop Industries – a leader in sustainable plastics innovation. With this partnership, we are able to offer our consumers a free and convenient way to upcycle Drinkworks Pods. Upcycling allows us to divert waste PET from landfills and shared natural areas and keep it in the economy for future generations.

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Drinkworks powers its first plant, the Drinkworks Creation Center, with 100% renewable energy.

We believe in a renewable future. We are powering our first plant with 100% clean energy sources and we will continue to power all future plants with renewable energy as we scale the business responsibly. We are also continuously looking for ways to improve our energy efficiency and produce our own renewable energy on site.

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Where we’re going

We are committed to implementing a robust 2025 environmental and social sustainability strategy that spans five important pillars: circular economy, resource efficient operations, responsible hosting, responsible sourcing and diversity and inclusion.

Our Five Pillars

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    Circular Economy

    We are committed to reducing waste, creating demand for sustainable materials and reducing our overall carbon footprint.

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    Resource Efficient Operations

    We are committed to scaling our operations responsibly by reducing our emissions & waste and working hard to preserve our world’s natural resources

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    Diversity & Inclusion

    We are committed to championing the equality, inclusion & happiness that is deserved by every person.

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    Responsible Hosting

    Aspiring to shift social norms, and building off AB InBev’s Global Smart Drinking Strategy, our goal is to lead the responsible hosting movement.

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    Responsible Sourcing

    We believe every person should be treated fairly and we are committed to only working with suppliers who share our values.

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Circular Economy

We are committed to reducing waste, creating demand for sustainable materials and reducing our overall carbon footprint.

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Eliminating End of Life

We are exploring “as a service” business models to make end-of-life a non-event.

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100% Recyclable or Reusable

By 2023, we will double the percentage of consumer participation in our mail-back recycling program. By 2025, 100% of our packaging will be reusable or recyclable curbside.

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Carbon Neutral Beverages

We are exploring carbon neutral beverage development and products.

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Resource Efficient Operations

we are committed to scaling our operations responsibly by reducing our emissions and waste and doing our part to preserve our world’s natural resources.

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100% Renewable electricity

We are powering 100% of our plants with renewable electricity and we will continue to do so as we expand, always looking for new ways to improve energy efficiency and generate clean power on-site.

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Water reuse over 50%

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.

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100% Electric Vehicles

By 2025, we will use 100% electric vehicles for our controllable inbound logistics supply chain. We will encourage outbound suppliers to use EV’s.

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Zero Waste

By 2025, 100% of our creation facilities will send zero waste to landfill.

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Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to championing the equality, inclusion and happiness that is deserved by every person..

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100% Gender & Pay Equity

By 2025, our workforce, including our management team, will be gender-balanced and continue to be equally compensated.

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Championing Diversity

By 2025, our workforce will reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

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100% Inclusion

By 2025, we aspire to have 100% of our employees feel they can safely be their true authentic selves at work.

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Workplace Happiness

By 2025 we aspire to have 100% parental/long-term leave retention and be recognized as a top place to work.


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Responsible Hosting

Aspiring to shift social norms, our goal is to lead the responsible hosting movement.

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20% Better For You Beverages

By 2025, at least 20% of the beverages dispensed from our Drinkmakers will be better for you: either non-alcoholic, low-alcohol or low-sugar.

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1 Million Responsible Hosters

By 2025, 1 million of our consumers will have pledged to host responsibly.

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Responsible Marketing

Beginning in 2021, we will dedicate at least 5% of our annual media budget towards promoting responsible consumption and responsible hosting.

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Responsible Sourcing

We believe every person should be treated fairly and we are committed to only working with suppliers who share our values.

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Sustainable Materials

By EOY 2020, Drinkworks will develop its human rights program, seeking to ensure our business practices align with international standards of responsible business conduct, including the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Human Rights

By EOY 2020, Drinkworks will develop its human rights program, seeking to ensure our business practices align with international standards of responsible business conduct, including the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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100% Nutritional Transparency

By 2021, we will provide nutritional transparency for 100% of our beverages, including grams of sugar and total calories.

Our Sustainability Partners

We believe partnership is crucial for progress and we are excited to be collaborating with many different stakeholders, from industry peers to NGOs and beyond. We’re proud to highlight a few partners with whom we are currently working with to eliminate waste, accelerate the circular economy and better the community.

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Our Principles

Our dream is to catalyze bringing people together,
making memories and lasting connections.

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    We deliver remarkable

    We believe the drinks and the experiences we create must be nothing short of the best. Every day, every time.

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    We make the user the hero

    We put the user at the center of everything we do, address their unmet needs, and then build products and services that empower them to be the best version of themselves.

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    We act as owners

    We do whatever it takes in pursuit of our common dream. We manage our costs and invest in what matters.

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    We collaborate for success

    We believe that remarkable things happen when we work and drink together. Internally and externally, we stretch beyond our walls to create mutually successful partnerships.

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    We act thoughtfully in everything we do

    We approach everything we do with the goal of making the world better.

Our 2025 goals have been developed with the aspiration of helping to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).