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Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Ranked Near Top of U.S. Companies in 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings

Submitted by: Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Categories: Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Jun 08, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST


WATERBURY, V.T., Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages with its innovative brewing technology, is proud to report it has been ranked 14th among the 500 largest publicly-traded U.S. companies on environmental performance in a study done for Newsweek magazine. Keurig jumped to #14 from its #132 ranking in 2014. 

The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world’s most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance. Based on research from Corporate Knights Capital, along with a “Green Revenue” score powered by HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor Inc., the project features eight indicators that are used to assess and measure environmental performance.

“Sustainability is an essential and integral element of Keurig’s culture, values, and business performance,” says Monique Oxender, Keurig’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “Newsweek’s Green Rankings recognize our environmental accomplishments, with a focus on the efficient use of resources in our operations. We’re pleased to be rated highly amid so many large and respected companies, and it inspires us to continue to tackle the challenges that lie ahead.”

More information about Keurig Green Mountain’s sustainability practices and performance is available on the company’s website: http://www.keuriggreenmountain.com/en/Sustainability/ReportsAndDisclosures/Reports.aspx

About Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
As a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages, Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ: GMCR), is recognized for its award-winning beverages, innovative brewing technology, and socially responsible business practices. The Company has inspired consumer passion for its products by revolutionizing beverage preparation at home and in the workplace. Keurig supports local and global communities by investing in sustainably-grown coffee and by its active involvement in a variety of social and environmental projects. By helping consumers drink for themselves, we believe we can brew a better world. For more information visit: www.KeurigGreenMountain.com. To purchase Keurig® products visit: www.Keurig.com or www.Keurig.ca.

Keurig routinely posts information that may be of importance to investors in the Investor Relations section of its website, www.KeurigGreenMountain.com, including news releases and its complete financial statements, as filed with the SEC. The Company encourages investors to consult this section of its website regularly for important information and news. Additionally, by subscribing to the Company's automatic email news release delivery, individuals can receive news directly from Keurig as it is released.

For more information, please contact:

Sandy Yusen Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: 802-488-1462


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