International Beverages Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company, has recently been honored with Bangladesh Innovation Awards 2022 under the Best Innovation- SDG Inclusion category.
An award ceremony was organized at Le Meridien, Dhaka on 6 March 2022 where the winners of the 4th Bangladesh Innovation Awards were announced. Advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Mr. Salman Fazlur Rahman, MP graced the occasion as the Chief Guest with Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP and Mr. Atiqul Islam, Honorable Mayor, Dhaka North City Corporation in attendance.
On behalf of International Beverages Private Limited, Mr. Anowarul Amin, Head of Public Affairs and Communications, Sustainability received the award. This year, in the 4th edition, different brands were accoladed with Bangladesh Innovation Awards 2022 under 13 major categories and 11 sub-categories.
International Beverages Private Limited. has been awarded for its environment-friendly practices which are in operation at its manufacturing facility. Rainwater harvesting project (related to SDG 6), installation of solar streetlights (related to SDG 7) and use of economizer in boiler (related to SDG 12) are some of the steps they have taken to promote energy efficiency and sustainable water management inside factory premises.
Mr. Tapas Kumar Mondal, Managing Director, International Beverages Private Limited said in this regard, “We are really gratified to be recognized as honorable mention for our sustainable manufacturing practices in Bangladesh Innovation Awards 2022. Sustainability practices are kept at the core of our business, and we keep on seeking ways that will help us to make a difference. This award inspires us to explore further for pursuing sustainable business trends.”
It is mentionable that Bangladesh Innovation Awards, an initiative of the Bangladesh Brand Forum, have been initiated to recognize the community of innovators and inspire innovative pursuits of the businesses and industries. International Beverages Private Limited, a direct FDI of The Coca-Cola Company, has received this award for the first time in this recognized platform.