In 2014, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) surveyed its suppliers to identify their views on the best ways to seek ideas for sustainability innovation. Suppliers identified supplier collaboration (87%), customer collaboration (86%) and employee contribution (84%) as the top three ways to spur innovation.

CCE also has supplier awards, which recognise performance on quality, service, value, corporate responsibility and sustainability.

In 2014, CCE held a webinar with 150 suppliers to discuss ways to collaborate on sustainability.