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.
Programs worldwide reduce energy, emissions, water use and increase recycling
Hamilton, Bermuda, July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – It’s been said that good starts make excellent finishes. This is true both with the production of premium spirits and corporate responsibility, like the employee initiatives nominated for the 2nd Annual Bacardi Limited Good Spirited awards. A total of 11 employees, teams and facilities received recognition for their outstanding environmental achievements within five different award categories.
The shades encourage visitors to the Casa Bacardi Visitor Center in Puerto Rico to see sustainability in a new light
Hamilton, Bermuda, June 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Recycled wood sunglasses give new meaning to the Bacardi vision for the future—they mirror the spirit company’s rich history and meticulous care in making some of the world’s most sought-after brands, sustainably. Bacardi never loses sight of its “Good Spirited” sustainability initiative and strives to recycle the most it can for the environment, including its retired oak rum barrels. At its BACARDÍ® rum facility just outside San Juan, Puerto Rico, some barrels are chipped up for mulch or reused for decorative purposes.
Corporate Responsibility Achievements Highlighted in Interim Online Report
Hamilton, Bermuda, June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ ˗ Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, fully complied with its voluntary marketing codes, improved upon its environmental and operational efficiencies, continued to invest in its global “Good Spirited” sustainability initiative, increased engagement with responsible suppliers, and progressed with responsible marketing programs.
As Bacardi continues to build a more sustainable future, learn how nothing goes to waste in the production process at its tequila distillery in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, with its new 100% biomass-fueled boiler.
To learn more about Bacardi Limited and its “Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future” environmental initiative for sourcing, packaging and operational efficiencies across the entire Bacardi family of premium spirits brands, visit http://www.bacardilimited.com/good-spirited.
Plastic disposable straws are a tremendous source of pollution, with the equivalent of 125 school buses being filled daily with trashed straws in the USA. Bacardi wants people to refuse straws outright and has made several of its venues straw-free.