Environmental Impacts of Alcoholic Beverages

The purpose of the study was to document the total environmental impact of the product portfolio of the alcohol monopolies. The environmental impacts was expressed in monetary units, in addition to the underlying physical units. 

The client

Nordic Alcohol Monopolies

Our role

This study was performed and lead by 2.-0 LCA consultants with the support of in-house experts from the alcohol monopolies. Project completed December 2016.

Background

Systembolaget in Sweden, Alko in Finland, and Vinmonopolet in Norway have social responsibility policies that include the environmental impact related to their activities. As part of this, the monopolies seek to identify the most important of their environmental impacts and options for reducing them. This study pertains to the product turnover in year 2014 and has been published in a report: Environmental impacts of alcoholic beverages.