More than a year early, the company reaches 50% GHG reduction target
Hamilton, Bermuda, November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – With sustainability, small steps add up; however, Bacardi has forged ahead with giant leaps. The largest privately held spirits company cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity, worldwide, in half—more than a year earlier than its end of December 2017 target. This astounding 50% reduction in GHGs is equivalent to taking 15,000 cars off the road each year, reducing oil use by 165,000 barrels annually or installing 18 wind turbines.
Hamilton, Bermuda, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi gives new meaning to the phrase, “to the bat cave,” as a team of employees, in partnership with Lubee Bat Conservancy, erected several large bat habitats at the company’s BACARDÍ® rum bottling facility campus in Jacksonville, Florida.
Within just a few months, the habitats – branded bat caves – will be full of tenants. Together, the organizations are working hard to fight the devastation of habitat depletion that has occurred for bats, the world’s only flying mammals.
To demonstrate the beverage sector’s continued pursuit of advancing water stewardship, today the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released a refreshed framework definition for World Class Water Stewardship in the Beverage Industry. Originally developed in 2006 and updated in 2010, BIER members once again collaborated in outlining six leadership principles and the associated qualities that define excellence in water stewardship.
Forbes-published Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak® 100 examines the world’s most reputable companies on innovation, governance, citizenship and more
HAMILTON, Bermuda, October 5, 2016 /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, according to the annual Global RepTrak® 100 list compiled by the Reputation Institute and published in Forbes. Ranked at #92, this is the third year in a row family-owned Bacardi has made the annual global ranking.
For second consecutive year, Bacardi recognized as a leading environmental performer for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
Coral Gables, Fla., September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ ̶̶̶̶ ̶̶̶̶ For the second year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honors Bacardi USA with a SmartWay® Excellence Award as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency in transportation logistics. The SmartWay Excellence Award, reserved for the top performing SmartWay Partners, is EPA’s highest recognition for demonstrated leadership.
Hamilton, Bermuda, September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- While the heart of ANGEL’S ENVY® is rooted in Kentucky bourbon, its taste is a bit more international. Specifically, Portugal. Portugal is the source of the port casks that give its whiskey its subtle and distinctive flavors.
With a strong conviction to drive sustainability and protection of water, Bacardi proudly wears the title of founding member of the Stockholm Water Prize. This global award is presented annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to an individual, organization or institution for outstanding water-related achievements during World Water Week which is celebrated August 28 – September 2.
Queenstown Final for Championing Environmental Practices
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, AUGUST 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The very green final of the 42BELOW® Cocktail Earth Cup has arrived. The first Trans-Tasman sustainability focused cocktail competition will have its final showdown in Queenstown, NZ over 22nd – 24th August. To enter, competitors were required to create and submit a cocktail championing environmentally sustainable practices -- using 42BELOW vodka as the base.
Pedal power reduces noise, pollution, and saves time on island nation of Bermuda
Hamilton, Bermuda, August 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sturdy, dark blue bicycles bearing ST-GERMAIN® elderflower liqueur branding serve as a sustainable solution for employees who work at the Bacardi Limited worldwide headquarters in Bermuda.
Employees use the company-provided bicycles as a means to travel around the world’s largest privately help spirits company’s campus and local community as part of the ongoing Bacardi Limited “Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future” environmental initiative.