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Molson Coors Recognized by CDP for Climate Change Disclosure and Performance

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Company featured in Carbon Performance Leadership and Carbon Disclosure Leadership Indices</i> </p>

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Molson Coors Recognized by CDP for Climate Change Disclosure and Performance08:00 EDT Wednesday, September 21, 2011 DENVER & MONTREAL (Business Wire) -- Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP, TSX) has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the action it is taking to reduce emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change, as well as for its transparency around climate change management. CDP represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets under management. Molson Coors is featured in CDP's Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI). The CPLI highlights those companies within the S&P 500 Index which have demonstrated a strong commitment to strategy, governance, stakeholder communications and emissions reduction in their CDP responses. The Company reduced its Green House Gas (GHG) emissions per unit of production by 14% between 2008 and 2012, exceeding its original target of 7%. In 2010, Molson Coors also decreased its total energy use by 3% compared to 2009. For the second year, Molson Coors is also featured in CDP's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). This index highlights the constituent companies which have displayed the most professional approach to corporate governance regarding climate change information disclosure practices. Companies are scored on their climate change disclosure and high scores indicate good internal data management and understanding of climate change related issues affecting the company. The indices, compiled by PwC on behalf of CDP, provide evaluation tools for institutional investors and other stakeholders. 11 companies from the S&P 500 Index are represented in the CPLI, based on analysis of the responses to CDP's 2011 questionnaire. The CDLI lists 55 companies this year, based on analysis of the responses to CDP's questionnaire which focused on greenhouse gas emissions, emissions reduction targets and risks and opportunities associated with climate change. Paul Simpson, chief executive officer of the Carbon Disclosure Project, said, “Companies in the Carbon Performance Leadership Index are demonstrating significant maturity in the actions they are taking on climate change and their commitment to manage greenhouse gas emissions. Those organizations which reduce their emissions, maximize business resilience and capitalize on opportunities, will be the best placed to succeed as we move towards mitigating and adapting to climate change.” The S&P 500 report including names of companies featured in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index can be found at www.cdproject.net. About Molson Coors Brewing Company Molson Coors Brewing Company is a leading global brewer delivering extraordinary brands that delight the world's beer drinkers. It brews, markets and sells a portfolio of leading premium brands such as Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Carling, Blue Moon, and Keystone Light across The Americas, Europe and Asia. It operates in Canada through Molson Coors Canada; in the US through MillerCoors; and in the U.K. and Ireland through Molson Coors UK. Molson Coors is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America. For more information on Molson Coors Brewing Company and our commitment to corporate responsibility, visit the company's Web site, http://molsoncoors.com/en/Responsibility.aspx. About CDP The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change and water information in the world. Some 3,000 organizations across the world's largest economies now measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and assessment of climate change risk and opportunity through CDP, in order that they can set reduction targets and make performance improvements. This data is gathered on behalf of 551 institutional investors, holding US$71 trillion in assets. For more information visit www.cdproject.net. Molson Coors Brewing CompanyColin Wheeler, 303-927-2443colin.wheeler@molsoncoors.comorMarie-Hélène Lagacé, 514-598-6966MarieHelene.lagace@molsoncoors.com