Industry News | September 17, 2008

Coke Wins Golden Peacock Award

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE - News) has been recognized for the second consecutive year as the recipient of the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting by the World Council for Corporate Governance. A distinguished jury chaired by former Prime Minister of Sweden Ola Ullsten selected Coca-Cola Enterprises from 46 global companies for the award, which recognizes CCE’s integration of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) into its business strategy, responsiveness to the needs of its stakeholders, and the development of innovative partnerships to fulfill social responsibilities.

“The 2007 Coca-Cola Enterprises Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report shows exemplary focus on corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement, ethical management, controlling carbon emissions, and environmental management,” says Klaus Bohnke, director general, Golden Peacock Award Secretariat. “We are proud to honor them with this award for the second time.”

“Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability is an integral part of our business strategy,” says John F. Brock, chairman and CEO. “Being recognized with a Golden Peacock Award for the second consecutive year validates the direction that our company is taking, and we are proud to be honored by the World Council of Corporate Governance.”