Closing the Responsible business week, Institute of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility and Employers' Confederation of Latvia gave special awards recognizing Coca‑Cola HBC Latvia as a Leader of Sustainability for our investment in local community in Latvia implementing Youth Empowered initiative.

This initiative in Latvia was launched in 2017 and is organized in collaboration with the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia to support the youth on their way to meaningful employment, by providing the most substantial life skills, entrepreneurship skills and promoting the creation of a network of contacts. Initiative cover also employers raising the overall awareness about the employment and attracting and retaining new talents in companies.

Since 2017 within the project 6 regional seminars are organized as well as debates and responsible business conference organize to promote discussions about both sides – employees or potential employees and employers.