Bacardi Limited charts bold course in building a sustainable future
Family-owned spirits company unveils ambitious environmental initiative called “Good Spirited” with specific goals in sourcing, packaging and operations by 2022. Building on current programs and efficiencies that reduce water and energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, the new Bacardi Limited global platform, Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future, reinforces the Company’s leadership in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Bacardi Supports the Stockholm Water Prize
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.
This year, the award was presented to Professor Joan Rose of the United States for her tireless contributions to assessing risks to human health in water and creating guidelines and tools for decision-makers and communities to improve global health.
Global Environmental, Health & Safety Director Rodolfo Nervi represented Bacardi during the event. Rodolfo, along with members of Global Operations and Global Corporate Communications work on the Bacardi Limited Good Spirited environmental sustainability initiative, which among its goals includes a focus on water reduction programs.
To learn more about SIWI:
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Bacardi continues to focus on water reduction with a goal to cut its global use by 55% by 2022. The Company recycles water used to clean BACARDÍ rum barrels.
Bacardi crafts sustainability into its brand packaging and point-of-sale materials. In North America, 100% of BACARDÍ rum cardboard boxes are sustainably certified.
In Fiji, Bacardi supports model, sustainable sugarcane farms. Globally sets goal to buy 100% of the sugarcane-derived products it uses from sustainable sources – an industry first.
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We appreciate your interest in the Bacardi Limited Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future initiative. To learn more about what Bacardi and its iconic brands are doing to achieve the goal of returning to the environment at least as much as we take away through through responsible sourcing programs, packaging advancements and operational efficiencies, please download the files below.