When you buy your favourite Coke, you might not be thinking much about how your purchase impacts others. But a percentage of every single sale is being spent in communities all around the world.
“It’s only when we work together that we have the opportunity to change lives and create meaningful change in communities,” said Helen Smith Price, president of The
The amount donated in 2016 equates to 1.2 per cent of the company’s 2016 operating income, surpassing its public commitment to donate at least 1 per cent of operating income annually.
Since 1984 The
In Australia, there are several causes supported by The
Project Catalyst aims to reduce the environmental impact of sugar farming on the Great Barrier Reef. The Foundation has contributed more than AUD $6 million since 2009.
Last year, The
- $7 million to support women’s empowerment initiatives
- $27 million to support water and environmental initiatives
- $38 million to support community strengthening initiatives including education, youth development, HIV/AIDS, arts and culture, and humanitarian/disaster relief.
- $34 million in funding and in-kind product to cause-worthy events and programs around the world.
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- Sugar Cane Farmers Working to Preserve the Great Barrier Reef for Future Generations