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Ethical Performance Interview A Case of Rum and Reason

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Ethical Performance talks to Dave Howson, CSR and sustainability director of Bacardi, the world’s largest privately-owned drinks company

Starting out as a warehouse manager 15 years ago Dave Howson, now global director of sustainability at drinks giant Bacardi, says that
sustainability is in the DNA of the company: “The company was founded in response to an overflow of molasses in Cuba, from which a much smo

Bacardi Unveils Plan To Slash Energy Use, Water Use, Greenhouse Emissions

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Showing that the push toward sustainability is no fad, spirits giant Bacardi has set new environmental goals that would cut its water use and greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2017.

The plan affects all 27 manufacturing and bottling facilities, where the Bermuda-based company operates and its 75 offices, including the U.S. headquarters in South Florida.

Bacardi Limited Goes Green

Bacardi Gets Green
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Bacardi Limited may be 152 years old, but it is thinking like a youngster. The world’s largest privately held spirits company has set its sights on obtaining “40 percent of the sugarcane-derived products used to make its rums from certified, sustainable sources by 2017 and 100 percent by 2022—an industry first—as part of a new global sustainability campaign,” according to Sustainable Brands.

Bacardi Is Pouring Resources into Building a Sustainable Future

Bacardi is launching a “good spirited” environmental initiative that features specific goals in sourcing, packaging and operations by 2022.
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  • Bacardi launches "Good Spirited" sustainability campaign to coincide with the company's 152ndanniversary.
  • Sustainability is part of the company's DNA.
  • Employee passion for sustainability.
  • Long history of sustainability as good business practice.
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  • Bacardi launches "Good Spirited" sustainability campaign to coincide with the company's 152ndanniversary.
  • Sustainability is part of the company's DNA.
  • Employee passion for sustainability.
  • Long history of sustainability as good business practice.

Bacardi Aspires to 100% Sustainable Sugarcane Sourcing by 2022

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Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, has pledged to obtain 40 percent of the sugarcane-derived products used to make its rums from certified, sustainable sources by 2017 and 100 percent by 2022 — an industry first — as part of a new global sustainability campaign.

Bacardi Aims for Zero Waste to Landfill by 2022

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The world’s largest privately-held spirits company Bacardi has unveiled a new environmental initiative called Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future.

The campaign details specific goals in sourcing, packaging and operations to be achieved by 2022.

Jon Grey, Senior Vice President, Global Operations Group of Bacardi Limited

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Bacardi has new gains in its ongoing efforts to decrease impact on the environment. Family-owned Bacardi reduced energy use by more than 25 percent and water use by an impressive 54 percent.

Click here to learn more about Bacardi Limited Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future

 

About Bacardi Limited

Ed Shirley, President & CEO of Bacardi Limited

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Protecting the natural resources we use to create our brands, at every step along the value chain, is central to our corporate responsibility. We’ve always set the bar high.

Now, we’re taking our solid, sustainable foundation to the next level with Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future. We are leading by example, building consumer confidence and trust. Our customers can enjoy our top-quality spirits brands knowing Bacardi  cares a great deal about the environment, our suppliers and our employees.

Eric Kraus, SVP - Chief Communications & Corporate Affairs Officer of Bacardi Limited

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Bacardi considers global environmental innovation part of its DNA. Our goal with the Good Spirited program is to return to the environment at least as much as we take away. We’re setting a sustainability standard for others in the spirits industry to follow.

Click here to learn more about Bacardi Limited Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future

 

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