Responsible Sourcing at Bacardi Limited

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

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Targets & Progress

Responsible Sourcing Targets for FY16Progress in FY16
100% of all new suppliers to be assessed according to the Vendor Qualification Process.Achieved. All new and existing suppliers assessed against the Company's Vendor Qualification Process.
85% of spending with Global Direct suppliers and 95% of Global Point of Sale suppliers linked to Bacardi through Sedex.79% of Global Direct suppliers and 96% of Global Point of Sale suppliers linked to Bacardi through Sedex.
Define and implement the sustainable agriculture sourcing strategy focusing on the most relevant crops.Although delayed, the sustainable agriculture action plan for crops related to sugarcane-derived product was defined and implemented in FY16.
Develop the Good Spirited sustainability training program and integrate the RS training program.In collaboration with EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) team, the Good Spirited training program (which encompasses responsible sourcing and environmental impacts in operations and packaging) was developed and deployed at the Safety Days and Town Hall for Global Operations teams.
Ensure 40% of our sugarcane-derived products will be certified as sustainable by 2017, and 100% by 2022.By the end of FY16 40% of our sugarcane-derived product suppliers for rum were certified through ISCC or Bonsucro.
Targets for FY17
Ongoing target: 100% of all new and existing suppliers to be assessed according to our Vendor Qualification Process.
85% of Global Direct suppliers and 100% of Global Point of Sale suppliers linked to Bacardi through Sedex with process led by our Category Managers. A completed self-assessment questionnaire and audit to be completed by end of FY18 for each supplier.
Define and implement sustainable agriculture sourcing strategy beyond sugarcane-derived products for rum. Focus crops include: LCD, Molasses, Botanicals, Agave, and Wheat. Category Managers are responsible for action plan implementation.
Deploy Good Spirited training program with our strategic direct suppliers to build awareness and develop action plans to meet our Good Spirited goals together.
100% of sugarcane-derived products suppliers for rum Bonsucro certified by the end of FY17.

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