As a responsible global corporate citizen, we continue our journey to be a more helpful and effective partner. In late 2015, we committed to posting all of our funding for well-being scientific research and partnerships, going back to 2010. We committed to updating this list in the United States every six months, and this is our fourth disclosure. If you are a regular visitor to Coca-Cola Journey, you may have noticed that we have fewer items on our disclosure list in each reporting period. This decline is due in part to the application of new guiding principles at our company for how we will provide financial support for Well-Being Scientific Research.
Beginning in February 2016, we began to implement these guidelines to better help define our engagement in these areas. The application of these new guidelines across our organization is on-going.
Here are those general principles:
Well-Being Scientific Research and Third Party Engagement
The company (including its Foundations and
The company will sunset any funding of company-owned or branded health and wellness platforms that promote well-being. It will also sunset and discontinue support for the Beverage Institute of Health & Wellness as well as its support for Active Healthy Living programs globally.
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