OUR History

Coca‑Cola HBC has a rich heritage and an exciting future

From the creation of Coca‑Cola in 1886 to being recognized as an industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices today.


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A local business

with international roots

Coca‑Cola comes to Belarus

  • 1994 - Business operations started in Belarus
  • 1996 - Beginning of the long-term cooperation with Belarusian Child's Fund
  • 1997 - Coca‑Cola plant in Minsk is built


An era of growth

 

  • 2001 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus becomes a member of Foreign Investment Advisory Council (FIAC) of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus
  • 2002 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus starts a long-term community program Coca‑Cola Caravan
  • 2006 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus joins UN Global Compact

 

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  • 2007 - Long-term ambitious environmental program “Let’s Save Yelnya Together!” starts
  • 2008 - First CSR Report published
  • 2009 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus opens departments in regions: Pinsk, Molodechno, Slutsk, Polotsk, and Mozyr.
  • 2009 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus recognized as “Best employer” in “Socially responsible brand” nomination of Brand of the Year award
  • 2012 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus implements SAP system

 

 

  • 2012 - Honoree of “Best entrepreneur of the Republic of Belarus” award
  • 2012 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus signs partnership agreement with Red Cross Belarus
  • 2013 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus signs partnership agreement with the Ministry for Emergency
  • 2013 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus becomes the official partner of Ice Hockey World Championship which was organized in Belarus for the first time

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  • 2014 - Coca‑Cola Belarus is an honored partner of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and takes part in the Olympic Torch Relay
  • 2016 - We start distributing Coca‑Cola Zero in Belarus
  • 2016 - Implementation of Integrated Competitive Supply Chain (ICSC) which improves the efficiency of cross-functional cooperation, cost optimization and business processes standardization
  • 2016 - Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus signs partnership agreement with Belarusian Gymnastics Association
  • 2017 - Start of #YouthEmpowered program in Belarus