“Their investment in hybrid electric vehicles distinguishes the company amongst its peers and ensures that it remains at the forefront as a true leader in corporate responsibility and sustainability,” says Gov. Perdue.
The new hybrid trucks use about 30 percent less fuel and produces about 30 percent fewer emissions than standard trucks.
CCE has established five corporate responsibility and sustainability strategic focus areas, three of which –- energy conservation/climate change, water stewardship, and sustainable packaging/recycling -– are related to the environment. In addition to the hybrid electric delivery trucks on the road in Atlanta and across North America, CCE facilities are focusing on becoming more sustainable with the activation of its subsidiary, Coca-Cola Recycling, which is focused on developing recycling solutions for its business and communities, and the installation of water-saving technology and energy-efficient lighting in its facilities.