About this report

8th Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

About this report

This is the 8th annual Corporate Responsibility report produced by Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world. It focuses on our work to manage the social and environmental impacts of our business.

This is an interim report relating to FY2015, and as such we have continued to follow the approach used in FY2014 in advance of deciding our approach to future reporting. Our FY2014 CR Report was produced in line with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.

Reporting Cycle

Following a review of our reporting cycle, we have decided to publish a full Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report biennially. We will also produce an update in the years between to ensure our stakeholders are informed of Bacardi Limited’s progress on commitments. This interim report covers the reporting period for fiscal 2015: April 1 2014 to March 31 2015.

Defining Content

The report provides an overview of our performance and future targets on our five core pillars based on feedback from our key stakeholders:

  1. Marketplace
  2. Environment, Health and Safety
  3. Responsible Sourcing
  4. People
  5. Philanthropy and Community Involvement

Boundary

Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies, including Bacardi International Limited. Any reference to “Bacardi” as a Company in this report refers to Bacardi Limited, one of its subsidiaries or a group of Bacardi companies. For more information on Bacardi Limited’s corporate structure, brand portfolio and location of operations please refer to our full FY2014 CR Report.

Data

There have been no significant changes in the scope or boundaries of the data we are reporting this year. Data has been compiled following the GRI indicator protocols. Data measurement techniques and assumptions, are cited in our full FY14 CR Report. Any restatements of data will be disclosed in this interim report.

Data presented in the People and Philanthropy and Community Involvement sections, as well as safety data, cover our offices, and our directly owned and managed production facilities.

Data on indirect GHG emissions cover our directly owned and managed production facilities and large offices with 25 people or more. All other environmental data cover our directly owned and managed production facilities. Performance data from our offices, suppliers, outsourced bottlers and co-packers are not included.