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Bacardi Partners with Sands Cares to Assemble Hygiene Kits for Veterans, Women and Children

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In March, Sands Bethlehem hosted the Bacardi Group and their team of 60 employees over two days with meetings and dinners. As part of their visit, they wanted to participate in a community service project as a team building event. Sands Cares is the company’s global corporate giving program, where we have pledged our responsibility to the communities where we operate by providing opportunities for Team Members, guests and clients to extend their reach to

Bans on Plastic Straws Are Growing. But Is the Travel Industry Doing Enough?

Global momentum has built in recent months to ban plastic straws and replace them with biodegradable paper ones. But cruise lines and luxury resorts are lagging.
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By Adam H. Graham

Bacardi Announces Annual Good Spirited Awards for Environmental Sustainability Gains

Winners reduced emissions, water use, energy, and increased recycling and savings
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – While we’re all winners when sustainability becomes the norm, Bacardi announced its internal winners of its 4th Annual Bacardi Good Spirited awards. Employees, teams, and facilities received recognition for their substantial environmental achievements within five different award categories.

Bacardi Named One of the World’s Most Reputable Companies for Sixth Year in a Row

Forbes-published Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak® 100 measures the reputation of multinational companies across 55 countries and 20 different industries
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, has once again been named among the most reputable companies in the world, as part of the annual Global RepTrak® 100 list compiled by the Reputation Institute (RI) and published in Forbes. Ranked at #89, this is the sixth consecutive time Bacardi has made the annual global list.

Could It Be the Last Straw for Plastic Straws?

Drinking straws are pointless and damaging, but it’s hard to leave them behind
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By Bee Wilson

Plastic drinking straws, I realized recently, are enmeshed with many of my fondest memories. When I was a child, a glass of lemonade with a straw was heaven. Drinking straws were also part of going to the movies, huddled in the dark with a giant, icy Diet Coke. In my 20s, I remember the thrill of sipping whiskey sours through one of those short, slender cocktail straws and feeling carefree and sophisticated.

Bacardi Launches Product Nutrition Website

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ — As part of the company’s continued commitment to marketing alcohol responsibly, Bacardi Limited has added a section to its website providing nutritional information for many of the spirits brands in its portfolio including BACARDÍ®, GREY GOOSE®, MARTINI®, DEWAR’S®, D’USSÉ®, among others.

The Long-Term Benefits of Sustainability in Distilleries

by Nicola Carruthers
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Spirits producers are learning that sustainability is not just in the best interest of the environment but it’s also beneficial for business. The issue of sustainability has been around for a long time but in the past five years the industry has undergone something of an energy revolution. The benefits are numerous; being consistently aware of the environment helps distilleries cut back on long­term costs, appeal to new markets and improve brand image.

The War on Straws Is Coming to a Bar Near You

Plastic straws have begun disappearing from some taverns and restaurants as bartenders, liquor companies and others argue that too many end up in the ocean
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By Cara Lombardo

Jennifer Call was aghast recently when the server at her go-to Asheville, N.C., pizza spot delivered her Diet Coke.

It was missing the straw!

Ms. Call, 30 years old, was caught up in a war on straws declared by a growing cadre of bartenders, liquor companies, celebrities and environmentalists. They argue too many of the plastic drinking devices—from big soda straws to little cocktail numbers—end up in the ocean.

The History of Plastic Straws

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Jacob Briars, Bacardi’s global brand ambassador, shares why plastic straws were originally created and why they are no longer serving the same purpose in society. Join the Bacardi No (Plastic) Straws Pledge and commit to adding "no plastic straw, please" to your every drink order.

Bacardi Debuts Women’s Empowerment Series in Houston

The inaugural February 12 summit brought hospitality industry leaders together at Hotel ZaZa to promote women’s leadership.
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By Abby Ledoux

“Two words have motivated entire movements,” said Dana Cowin, former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine Magazine, pointing to #MeToo and #TimesUp, most recently. “I watched the power of those two words, and I thought, ‘what are my two words?’”

For Cowin, they changed to keep pace with her age, career, and general outlook on life. Eventually, “I want” became “I will,” a chant she led a room full of women in on February 12 at Hotel ZaZa.

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