Environment at Bacardi Limited

Bacardi’s commitment to being corporately responsible extends into every aspect of our business.

Targets & Progress

Environment Targets for FY16 Progress in FY16
Achieve a 3% improvement in water use efficiency in production sites and a 15% improvement in GHG emissions intensity index, both compared with FY15. Achieved an annual 1.8% improvement in water use efficiency vs. FY15, and an overall 46.4% improvement vs. FY06. Despite being slightly behind on our incremental annual step towards our long-term target, we believe we remain on track to meet our long term goal of 55% improvement by Dec 2017.

For GHG emissions, we achieved a 20% reduction in GHG emissions intensity index vs. FY15, achieving an overall 48.9% reduction vs. FY06. We believe we will meet our long term goal of 50% reduction ahead of our target date of Dec 2017.

Complete the installation of a third biomass boiler at our Royal Brackla Scotch whisky distillery in Nairn (Scotland). Installation in Royal Brackla was complete in October 2015. The system now is fully operational and contributes to the over delivery of the GHG reduction target.
Solid waste to landfill from production sites will be less than 0.5% of total waste. Achieved 0.59% waste to landfill, which is on track to achieve our long term zero waste to landfill by 2022. In addition, already 7 of our 29 facilities have achieved the Zero Waste to Landfill status.
Expand Green Champions network to also cover functional areas including Procurement and Packaging Development. Continue with internal awards program (2nd year). Green Champion network now includes representatives of Procurement and Packaging. Good Spirited Awards have been delivered with six award categories.
Maintain our "Triple Crown" by passing our re-certification audits for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems standards. We successfully maintained our “Triple Crown” status by passing our re-certification audits for ISO 9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems standards for existing sites. New sites have 18 months to achieve certification, completing pre-audit first.
Targets for FY17
Continue implementation of resource efficiency action plans to ensure we achieve a reduction of 55% in water use efficiency index and 50% in GHG emissions intensity index by Dec 2017 vs. FY06.
Improve the efficiency and reliability of the three existing biomass boilers to ensure GHG reductions maximized.
Implementation of waste stream action plans, aiming to achieve less than 0.4% of total waste from production sites to landfill. Our long-term vision is to achieve Zero Waste to landfill in all our facilities by 2022.
Expand the Green Champion rosters to increase employee involvement in additional functional areas outside of Operations.
Successfully pass our surveillance audits and get our new manufacturing site in Laverstoke in the scope of the “Triple Crown” certifications (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001).

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