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ILLICIT ALCOHOL DROWNING LEGITIMATE BUSINESSES

Who is the real villain hiding in plain sight in the local alcohol market? How does a responsible alcohol market factor into Zambia’s quest to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? What role can stakeholders play to create a healthy stable alcohol market? These are just some of the questions the recently launched EY Economic Impact Analysis report by Zambian Breweries attempts to answer.

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JAVA FOODS JOINS HANDS WITH MANJA PAMODZI TO CREATE A GREEN ECONOMY

Zambian Breweries’ recycling initiative – Manja Pamodzi Limited – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Java Foods to collect recyclable waste from its factory as part of the food processor’s contribution to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) framework designed to increase manufacturers’ roles in building a green economy.

Digital Tax Stamps are the Right Solution to the Wrong Problem; ZRA must Take Heed

By Prof Oliver Saasa In early 2020, The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) announced its intention to start implementing a Digital Tax Stamp (DTS) Solution, which is essentially a physical paper stamp that is applied to goods and contains security features and codes. DTS is based on enhanced features that include electronically tracking and tracing products throughout the supply chain – from the manufacturer to the retailer.  Its introduction is usually expected to enable revenue authorities address a number of real and

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TAKING GENDER DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION TO NEW HEIGHTS

Celebrations and commemorations give us an opportunity to regroup, highlight our achievements, and give credit where it is due. Certain celebrations, in this case International Women’s Day, are more worthy of our attention than others however, because they bring important issues into focus and prompt us to step up our efforts where we are slacking and build consistency where we are succeeding. At Zambian Breweries we are conscious of the fact that solving some of society’s biggest  challenges requires a diverse pool

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES TAKES A STANCE ON UNETHICAL TRADING

Zambian Breweries has condemned the continued over-pricing of its beer by some unscrupulous distributors and traders across several markets in the country. The country’s largest brewer has noted with concern the exploitative prices in some distribution and retail outlets, and stressed that it does not support such profiteering. “Whilst we continue to support distributors and all our business partners in the value chain who have equally been impacted by recent bar closures as we emerge from lockdown, we are saddened that some

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES KICKSTARTS ‘CHINJA BOTOLO’ BONANZA

Environmentally conscious beer drinkers and savvy entrepreneurs can turn empty beer bottles into hard cash with a new Chinja Botolo campaign launched by Zambian Breweries. A full crate of empty bottles will earn K39, while a single 375/330 ml bottle will net an instant K1 cash under the scheme to encourage consumers to exchange returnable bottles and crates for cash. The COVID-19 drink-at-home message has left the brewery short of recyclable bottles, which are vital to keep the supply chain going. The situation has been

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HOLDING MANUFACTURERS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF THEIR PRODUCTS

In the field of waste management, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has continued to be a driving force behind manufacturers adopting product designs that reduce negative environmental impact, as well as making it easier to reuse or recycle their products. The recent new legislation in Zambia on EPR has continued to help organisations to demonstrate their deeper commitment to reducing the environmental impact of their products. And with the most governments around the world prioritising policies that are aimed at safeguarding the