Carlsberg’s Economic Contribution to Society 2015

march 3, 2016

Carlsberg Group publishes its economic contribution report today, which illustrates that significant value is added to society through the production and consumption of the Carlsberg Group’s products.

The Group has brewery operations in more than 40 countries in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia. In addition, the Group is present in more than 100 countries worldwide through license and export agreements.

  • The Carlsberg Group employs around 45,000 people directly and, taking into account jobs generated indirectly in related industries such as agriculture and hospitality, the Group generates jobs for 455,000 people in total.
  • Using a well-recognized methodology, Regioplan estimates that in 2015 the Carlsberg Group generated DKK 104.7bn in total government revenues directly and through related industries.
  • DKK 78,2bn in value added is generated by the production and consumption of Carlsberg Group’s products and DKK 92.6bn is generated through gross revenue, other income, financial income and income included in special items.

Carlsberg Group’s majority-owned companies invested DKK 38m within their local communities, including in-kind donations such as free products to support charity events, direct financial contributions and cause-related marketing activities. Across the Group, Carlsberg had 816 community engagement activities in 2015. 6395 employees spent more than 25,000 hours on volunteering projects supporting local communities.

This is the second time Carlsberg Group reports on its full economic contributions to society.

 

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The Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands. Our flagship brand – Carlsberg – is one of the best-known beer brands in the world and the Baltika, Carlsberg and Tuborg brands are among the eight biggest brands in Europe. More than 47,000 people work for the Carlsberg Group, and our products are sold in more than 150 markets.

In 2015, the Carlsberg Group sold 120 million hectolitres of beer, which is more than 35 billion bottles of beer.

Find out more at www.carlsberggroup.com

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