The Bacardi Bottling Corporation in Jacksonville, Fla., welcomes wildlife of all types on its 92-acre industrial site. Through its eco-conscious efforts to help pollinators thrive, the bottling plant works to fulfill its Good Spirited sustainability initiative of putting back at least as much as they take away. The campus’ animal-friendly conservation efforts include a monarch butterfly habitat, blue martin bird houses, and bat houses, with a plan of adding honeybee hives in the future.
The Bacardi Bottling Corporation in Jacksonville, Fla., shows how business and conservation can work together for the benefit of humans, animals, and the environment. Its Good Spirited programs for sustainability have led to a 35-ton reduction of landfill discards and cutting down carbon emissions by 90%. The plant’s ongoing wildlife efforts include a pollinator garden, increasing its size by 22 acres with native plants, and erecting bat houses.
CORAL GABLES, Fla., August 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bacardi knows that the seeds of today will bear the fruits of tomorrow, so for the third year, the drinks company ran its “Buy-a-Bottle-Plant-a-Tree” campaign to restore forests in Idaho. In partnership with American Forests and with support from the Idaho State Liquor Board, more than 93,000 trees have been planted in in Idaho and other areas across the United States since the annual campaign began in 2014.
Numerous campaigns have sprung up to get people to forgo drinking straws — or at least to use less environmentally damaging alternatives. Some restaurants have stopped automatically putting them in drinks, and others are using compostable straws, but most still offer plastic. International spirits company Bacardi has joined with the Surfrider Foundation for a "no-straw movement" as part of its Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future program.
70+ Volunteers to Remove Invasive Species and Plastics
CORAL GABLES, Fla. and MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Teams of Bacardi employees, ecology experts and volunteers for Surfrider Foundation’s Miami chapter recently worked together to help restore the beach dune and preserve the unique ecosystem along the Miami Beach coastline.
From Cuba to Hampshire, Bacardí has taken its environmental responsibility global. Its gin production process, based in England, is part of a strategic approach to design that reduces the company’s environmental impact. Hassan Butt reports on the sustainability strategy
Employees give back with “Good Spirited” initiative for the third year in a row
CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Time spent among trees is time never wasted, and this could not be truer for Bacardi employees in the United States. For the third year in a row, a team of Bacardi employees from its regional headquarters office in Coral Gables, Fla., planted 26 oak and mahogany trees in partnership with the American Forests and Neat Streets Miami/Million Trees Miami at Amelia Earhart Park, part of the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation System.
Forbes-published Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak® 100 measures the reputation of the world’s most highly regarded and familiar multinational companies in 15 countries
Hamilton, Bermuda, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, has once again been named among the most reputable companies in the world, per the annual Global RepTrak® 100 list compiled by the Reputation Institute (RI) and published in Forbes. Ranked at #84, up eight spots from the previous year, this is the fifth consecutive time family-owned Bacardi has made the annual global list.
Bacardi congratulates Professor Stephen McCaffrey for winning the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive realization of international water law. Read the full news release here.