BIER Member Spotlight: Daniel Hernandez

Meet Daniel Hernandez

Name: Daniel Hernandez, EHS and Sustainability Manager
Company: Brown-Forman
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BIER Member Spotlight: Andy Battjes


Name: Andy Battjes, Director Environmental, Health, and Safety

Company: Brown-Forman

Connect with Andy on LinkedIn and Twitter

Beverage Industry Launch's Unique Watershed Restoration Collaboration

Six global beverage companies invest in socio-environmental project near Guadalajara, Mexico
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September 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) members have launched an innovative, first of its kind, watershed collaboration addressing shared water challenges in the Municipality of Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco Mexico. The project involves restoring 21.5 hectares of land important to improving the region’s water quality and quantity.

Jack Daniel’s Raises Money for Coronavirus Relief

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After Jack Daniel’s and Chase Rice partnered recently for a concert to benefit the Sweet Relief Musicians COVID-19 fund, John Hayes, President of USA & Canada shared with Fox News all of the ways Brown-Forman is supporting our communities and industry during this time.

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Early Times® “Dogbassador” Graduates K9s for Warriors Program

Early Times Adopted Puppy from Kentucky Humane Society Is Matched with Veteran
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LOUSIVILLE, Ky., November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ –Today, The Early Times® Kentucky Whisky “Dogbassador,” Earl, a one-year-old male rescue puppy, graduates the K9s For Warriors training program after completing the final step in his nine-month journey.  The program contributes to a four-year partnership in which Early Times has donated over $225,000 to K9s for Warriors.

Brown-Forman Issues First Integrated Annual and Corporate Responsibility Report


“As this next generation begins, so does our 150th year. We look forward to celebrating our past, in part by doing what we have always done: making the most of our future.”

Jack Daniel’s and the Armed Services YMCA Kick Off Eighth Year of “Operation Ride Home”

Annual Campaign Helps Junior Enlisted Service Members and Families Travel from Bases to Homes Across the Country During the Holiday Season
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LYNCHBURG, Tenn., December 18, 2018 /3BL Media/- For the eighth year, Jack Daniel’s and the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) have kicked off their “Operation Ride Home” campaign that provides financial assistance to active duty junior-enlisted military and their families to travel from their place of military service to back home for the holidays.

Brown-Forman Named Among TalentDesk's Top 50 Companies for Disability Inclusion

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Brown-Forman is proud to be listed on TalentDesk's Best Companies for Disability Inclusion, coming in at #2 on their list, following Facebook. The scores are based on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) scores and Glassdoor's employee rating data.

To see the full list and TalentDesk's ranking methodology please visit the TalentDesk website.

Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman Corporation was named a top-scoring company on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI®) survey, conducted by the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Brown-Forman received a perfect score of 100.

In the third year of the Index, 110 companies participated in the 2017 DEI with results indicating where companies are excelling in their commitment to inclusive environmental, social, and governance policies.

Everyday Champion Endre Szabo Created Cycling Program to Help Refugees


Middle Eastern refugees fleeing to Europe include thousands of unaccompanied children lacking basic humanitarian aid and facing an uncertain future. Moved by their plight, Netherlands-based Endre Szabo, VP and Area Director for Partner Markets Europe, brought his Brown-Forman colleagues together to make a difference. Read more about Endre in our report or on our website.


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