The casual consumer might consider a spirits organization like Bacardi Limited to be all about having a good time. However, Bacardi’s “No Straws” Pledge has positioned it as an environmentally conscious organization.
With rugged engineering and a colossal arrangement of pipes, the Tequila CAZADORES® distillery in Arandas, Mexico, derives all power for distillation from its modern, clean-burning biomass boiler. Built to harness every bit of green energy it can, the plant-fueled biomass boiler reduces the distillery’s greenhouse gasses.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Earth Month, family-owned Bacardi honors employee-led environmental sustainability-related initiatives in its 3rd Annual Bacardi Limited Good Spirited Awards program. Employees received recognition for their outstanding environmental achievements within five different award categories celebrating the implementation of sustainability improvements, brand innovation or activity, employees championing green initiatives, and external partnerships delivering upon the Bacardi vision to a balanced impact on the environment.
April is Earth Month – a time to celebrate environmental efforts.
Now in its fourth year, the Bacardi Limited “Good Spirited” initiative continues to make an impact as we work together to build a more sustainable future. Check out how employees, partners and communications are making a difference!
Achievements in social and environmental initiatives featured in new online CR Report
Hamilton, Bermuda, February 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ –– Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, continued to improve in its social responsibility, people, environmental, operational efficiency and sourcing programs. These accomplishments are featured in the ninth annual Bacardi Limited Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report which reinforces the Company’s strategic business initiatives and core values during the 2016 fiscal year encompassing April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016.
Bacardi USA, Million Trees Miami, and American Forests joined forces recently to plant 20 trees in Miami Gardens, Florida. As part of American Forests’ Community ReLeaf program to help beautify local neighborhoods, the Bacardi team of employees came out with their sleeves rolled up and ready to work.
“Giving back to the community is a part of Bacardi’s DNA. This is something we’ve always done going back to 1862,” says Ed Knutel, Field Marketing Manager for Bacardi in the U.S.
Eco-friendly, energy-efficient complex meets the global demand for Scotch whisky
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – John Dewar & Sons Ltd., one of the most respected, global Scotch whisky producers, now turns out its top-end spirits in a state-of-the-art blending facility. As part of the Bacardi group, the Poniel Blend Centre & Maturation Warehouse facility in central Scotland combines industrial innovation with environmental sustainability.
John Dewar & Sons Ltd. partners with the Scotch Whisky Association for environmental gains
Hamilton, Bermuda, August 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In Scotland, a small country of just five million people, Scotch whisky is at the heart of the economy. Estimates are that 36 bottles of Scotch whisky are exported every second – yes, every single second – in an industry that supports some 35,000 jobs.
Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2015/3BL Media/ – Bacardi Limited has been awarded top honors by some of the most respected media, marketing, and communications organizations for its Corporate Communications programs driving the Bacardi Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future global sustainability initiative.
The Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands is known for its rich tradition of producing some of the world’s finest Scotch—while at the same time, setting industry-leading sustainability standards.
The late 2014 installment of a biomass boiler at the Aberfeldy site cut the carbon footprint at the home of Dewar’s Blended Scotch whisky by a whopping 90 percent.