Bud Light NEXT, our first zero carbs beer, launched in February to break barriers, just like the consumers we brew it for. We are taking the next barrier-breaking step in sustainability with our Climate Neutral certification and Net Zero Ambition

CLIMATE NEUTRAL
CERTIFIED

Bud Light NEXT is officially Climate Neutral certified! Climate Neutral’s certification builds on internationally recognized standards for carbon measurement and neutrality. When a brand such as Bud Light NEXT gets certified, it means they have chosen to be accountable for the greenhouse gas emissions generated in the production and operations of their goods.

OUR ACTIONS

Bud Light NEXT is supporting forest management and reforestation initiatives in partnerships with UPM Blandin and DroneSeed. These partnerships will remove an estimate 63,000 tons of Greenhouse Gases from the atmosphere, offsetting the carbon emissions created during production and distribution of Bud Light NEXT through the end of 2022.

Bud Light NEXT will also be working with its leading sports partner – League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) – to offset 100% of the electricity used during the LCS Spring Finals in Houston, TX at NRG Stadium taking place April 23-24 with clean, renewable sources from wind power. ​

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FAQ

WHAT IS CLIMATE NEUTRAL CERTIFIED?
Climate Neutral is a non-profit organization working with brands and consumers to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Neutral’s certification builds on internationally recognized standards for carbon measurement, neutrality, and reduction. When Climate Neutral certifies a brand such as Bud Light NEXT, it means the brand has chosen to be accountable for the greenhouse gas emissions generated in the production and operations of their goods or services. To showcase its commitment, Bud Light NEXT will proudly feature the Climate Neutral certification on its packaging beginning this Summer.


WHY IS BUD LIGHT NEXT TAKING ON THIS CERTIFICATION? ​
Bud Light NEXT, our first zero carbs beer, is a beer that breaks barriers, just like the consumers we brew it for. We are taking on this certification to create a better future for our consumers and the next generations to come.


​ WHAT IS BUD LIGHT DOING TO ACHIEVE THIS CERTIFICATION?
To achieve its Climate Neutral certification, Bud Light NEXT is supporting forest management and reforestation initiatives in partnerships with UPM Blandin and DroneSeed. These partnerships will remove an estimated 63,000 tons of Greenhouse Gases from the atmosphere, offsetting the carbon emissions created during production and distribution of Bud Light NEXT through the end of 2022. DroneSeed uses a combination of seeding with heavy lift drones and hand-planting with seedlings grown by its subsidiary Silvaseed, to reforest wildfire-impacted areas.


WHAT OTHER ACTIONS HAS THE BUD LIGHT BRAND TAKEN TO BE MORE SUSTAINABLE?
During the 2021 NFL Season, Bud Light was the first major beer brand to join the How2Recycle® labeling program to educate and inspire consumers to recycle their beer bottles, cans and packaging. ​

Ahead of Super Bowl 56, Bud Light NEXT teamed up with innovative fleet partners Nikola Corporation and BYD Motors to conduct a zero-emissions beer delivery of Bud Light NEXT. ​

Bud Light NEXT will also be working with its leading sports partner – League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) – to offset 100% of the electricity used during the LCS Spring Finals in Houston, TX at NRG Stadium taking place April 23-24 with clean, renewable sources from wind power.


WHAT ELSE IS ANHEUSER BUSCH DOING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT? 
To learn more about Anheuser Busch’s US Sustainability Goals, click here.