Bottlers Nepal Limited receives award for its energy saving initiatives
Coca-Cola in Nepal’s bottling partner, Bottlers Nepal has been awarded with a grant of Rs 5.2 million for its efforts on energy saving initiatives. The grant is a part of Nepal Energy Efficiency Programme designed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development for EE (Energy Efficiency) initiatives in the Nepali industry community.
Bottlers Nepal Limited bagged the grant based on its two leading initiatives which includes the installation of a new compressor with VFD compatibility and installation of energy efficient screw blower for ETP. The fundamental aim of these initiatives was driven by Coca-Cola’s global sustainability objective of reducing carbon footprint to 25% by 2020.
Pradip Pandey, Managing Director of Bottlers Nepal shared, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award from the Government of Nepal and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. We have set ambitious goals throughout our supply chain and will continue to make several changes in our equipment and technology to support our approach to reduce emissions and save energy”. He further added, “Such recognitions motivate our teams to stay committed to our global sustainability initiatives.”
Bottlers Nepal limited strives for energy efficiency at both its plants in Kathmandu and Bhartapur, and invests in new technologies through several other initiatives, creating energy and carbon efficiencies through the entire value chain, reads the press statement.
In the framework of the Financial Cooperation (FC) and in collaboration with Nepali Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBBL), the grant was handed over to Saurav Thapa, Asset Care Manager, Sanjeev Shrestha, Plant Manager and Prashant Regmi, Quality, Environment and Safety Manager of Bottlers Nepal Limited by the CEO of RBBL, Kiran Kumar Shrestha, on December 14.