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The Coca-Cola Company 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareowners Preliminary Vote Results

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Apr 23, 2014
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The Coca-Cola Company 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareowners Preliminary Vote Results 23 April 2014 Below are preliminary voting results as announced during the annual meeting of shareowners followed by company statement on each item.  Final results will be certified and then posted on the Company’s website and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Item 1: Election of Directors All…Read More

The Coca-Cola Company Statement on 2014 Equity Plan

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Mar 28, 2014
We have reviewed the follow-up letter from Mr. Winters about our 2014 Equity Plan.  He continues to overstate the dilutive impact of the plan. Actual dilution related to existing equity plans over the last three years has been less than 1% per year and is expected to be in this range going forward.  Our plan, clearly presented in the proxy, is closely in line with past equity plans and…Read More

"It's Beautiful" Commercial

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Feb 5, 2014
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America is beautiful and Coca-Cola is for everyone. “It’s Beautiful” was created to celebrate Coke moments among all Americans who together enjoy ice cold, refreshing Coke. For centuries America has opened its arms to people of many countries who have helped to build this great nation. “It’s Beautiful” provides a snapshot of the real lives of Americans representing diverse ethnicities, religions,…Read More

Coca-Cola Contributes to 6.4 Trillion Calorie Reduction

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Jan 9, 2014
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Removing 6.4 trillion calories from the marketplace is no easy feat.  This accomplishment shows the positive change that happens when we work together across business, government and civil society. As a founding member of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Coca-Cola has introduced over 100 no- and low- calorie beverages in the last seven years and we have innovated with…Read More

Sustainable Agriculture Guiding Principles

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Oct 7, 2013
At The Coca-Cola Company, through our Sustainable Agriculture Guiding Principles, we are asking our suppliers to recognize and safeguard the rights of communities and traditional peoples to maintain access to land and natural resources. We are working to promote respect for Human and Workplace Rights by the farm and the employer of workers at the farm, whether or not the employer is the farm…Read More

Sochi Olympics Sponsorship

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Aug 28, 2013
Updated Dec. 10, 2013As one of the world’s most inclusive brands, we value and celebrate diversity.  We have long been a strong supporter of the LGBT community and have advocated for inclusion and diversity through both our policies and practices. We do not condone intolerance or discrimination of any kind anywhere in the world. As an Olympic sponsor since 1928, we believe the Olympic Games…Read More

Statement from Muhtar Kent on President Obama’s Trip to Africa

The Coca-Cola Company  |  Jul 1, 2013
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“The President’s trip to Africa this week underscores the critical importance of U.S.-African trade and highlights what business leaders all across the globe see every day – communities, businesses and governments that are linked together in a global economy that increasingly knows no boundaries. That’s why policy choices that are made in Washington – like immigration reform – are so important…Read More

Statement on Support for HWCF

The Coca-Cola Company is proud to be a founding member and part of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and its members’ collective accomplishment that exceeds the goal of reducing 1.5 trillion calories in the U.S. marketplace by 2015. Partnerships like this reinforce that when we all work together we can create a greater impact to help reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity, in…Read More

Statement on NYC Health Department New Initiatives to "Solve" the Obesity Problem Over the Next 18 Months

Our concerns with Mayor Bloomberg's proposal are well known. We know the Mayor has the best intentions for his city. However, we believe the best way to tackle obesity is by working together. As a team, we can make a lot more progress. People can consume calories from many different foods and beverages, so it makes no sense to single out sugar-sweetened beverages. We have a record of working…Read More

Coca-Cola Statement Regarding Caramel in our Beverages

Extensive media coverage has been devoted in the past few days to some misconceptions about caramel and The Coca-Cola Company's beverages.  We want to set the record straight, and be absolutely clear: The caramel color in all of our products has been, is and always will be safe, and The Coca-Cola Company is not changing the world-famous formula for our Coca-Cola beverages. Over the years,…Read More