Inside the real derby—Kentucky distillers’ race to produce sustainable bourbon
By Matt Heard
After picking out the brimmiest hats and placing their bets, most Derby-goers aren’t exactly asking the hard questions about the bourbon that goes into their mint juleps. But in the face of climate change, some of Kentucky’s biggest distilleries are making environmentally friendlier shifts in the name of keeping their signature export’s $8.5 billion industry going strong in today’s rapidly globalizing economy. In recent years, in fact, it’s these unassuming Appalachian distillers that have taken the lead in the sustainable spirits industry.
5 Awards Presented to Brown-Forman in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition & human capital management
LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Brown-Forman was recently recognized with five awards from Korn Ferry, Talent Board, and Brandon Hall Group in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition, and human capital management.
U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) released the results of its highly anticipated 2018 evaluation of the nation’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies, and Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. Brown-Forman among those listed for Top Veteran-Friendly Companies.
LOUISVILLE, KY, August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur is proud to announce its partnership with Alteristic, a national organization of social accelerators dedicated to reducing power-based personal violence, to provide a series of Bystander Intervention Training workshops for the bartending community. Chambord will host the first training session with 100 of the country’s top bartenders at Camp Runamok in Kentucky on Tuesday, August 7.
Brown-Forman is proud to announce that for the third year in a row, we have been named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by scoring a 100% on the Disability Inclusion Index.
At B-F we strive to create a culture of caring by providing the best accommodations as needed for our employees to be successful in their careers. We continue to build a safe and welcoming environment and seek to eliminate barriers for individuals with disabilities.
Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets
LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman was named one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. This is Brown-Forman Corporation’s second year making the “Best for Vets: Employers” list in the ranking’s nine year history.
Year-long initiative encourages responsible alcohol practices for consumers and establishments
CONCORD, NH, April 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the fourth consecutive year, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey are teaming up for the award-winning Live Free & Host Responsibly campaign. Since its launch in 2015, the Live Free & Host Responsibly campaign has reached thousands of NH Liquor & Wine Outlet customers, promoting responsible service and consumption of alcohol.
First Major U.S. Spirits and Wine Producer to Enter Power Purchase Agreement
LOUISVILLE, Ky., February 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Brown-Forman Corporation today announced a major commitment to renewable energy with an agreement to purchase 30 megawatts (MW) of electricity annually from Solomon Forks Wind Project, a new wind power project in Kansas. The wind farm is expected to generate the equivalent of more than 90% of Brown-Forman’s annual electricity usage in the United States. Brown-Forman is the first major U.S. spirits and wine producer to commit to a power purchase agreement (PPA) in the U.S.