The Bacardi Limited Responsible Sourcing Policy is based on the following international principles:

Bacardi Limited works with other companies in the following industry organizations:




With respect to the International Labor Organization’s (ILO) fundamental conventions on Labor Standards, the following provisions have been referenced to develop Bacardi Limited’s Responsible Sourcing Policy:

Freedom of association

Freedom of association Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, 1948 (No. 87)

Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98)

The abolition of forced labor

The abolition of forced labor Forced Labor Convention, 1930 (No. 29)

Abolition of Forced Labor Convention, 1957 (No. 105)


Equality Discrimination (Employment & Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111)

Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100)

The elimination of child labor

The elimination of child labor Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138)

Worst Forms of Child Labor Convention, 1999 (No. 182)

Bacardi Limited’s Responsible Sourcing Policy is aligned to the UN Global Compact:

Human rights - businesses should:

Support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights

Make sure they are not complicit in human rights abuses

Environment - businesses should:

Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility

Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Labor standards - businesses should uphold:

The freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining

The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor

The effective abolition of child labor

The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

Anti-corruption - businesses should:

Work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery