Partners in Responsibility: 2015-2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

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Partners in Responsibility: 2015-2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

Brown-Forman has published its fifth corporate responsibility report, covering the company’s performance, progress, and challenges in the areas of alcohol responsibility, environmental sustainability, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, and community involvement. The report is available on the company’s web site at

The report, “Partners in Responsibility,” emphasizes the company’s efforts to build strong partnerships with non-profits, customers, industry organizations, peers, and others outside the organization. Throughout the report, Brown-Forman highlights these partnerships in an interview-style dialogue focused on how the company works with its partners, what makes their efforts successful, and the challenges and opportunities going forward. 





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Brown-Forman Works with The Nature Conservancy to Restore Native Vegetation
In 2014 and 2015, Brown-Forman continued its longstanding partnership with The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky (TNC). The local pond at our 100-acre Woodford Reserve Distillery is more than just beautiful scenery. It serve an important firefighting water supply, but recent hot summers and decreasing water quality had led to high growth of algae, creating safety concerns. In partnership...
Sep 29, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Supporting Arts and Culture in Kentucky
Brown-Forman prioritizes arts and culture in Louisville because we believe access to the arts enriches lives and communities. We recently donated $1.5 million toward a $50 million expansion of the Speed Art Museum for a new building to help create a state-of-the-art space including new galleries and a family education welcome center. The Speed Art Museum is Kentucky’s largest and oldest museum...
Sep 15, 2015 3:00 PM ET
Brown-Forman Executive Leadership Explores Nuances Around Non-Drinking
SPIRIT (Showing Pride in Respecting Individual Tastes) is a unique ERG dedicated to supporting Brown-Forman's commitment to creating an environment where all employees and guests feel welcome, regardless of their own choice of whether or not to drink. As well as being a sincere expression of our corporate value of respect for all individuals, SPIRIT helps non-drinkers feel included, helps...
Sep 8, 2015 3:30 PM ET
Brown-Forman Sets Zero Waste Target
Learn more about Brown-Forman's journey towards zero waste and our progress against our goal in this informational video.
Aug 31, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Partnership and Collaboration Help Spread the Word That Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
The Ad Council, Total Wine & More, and BeMYDD worked with Brown-Forman on the Buzzed Driving Prevention Campaign during the 2013 / 2014 winter holiday season. The campaign is designed to change behaviors and perceptions around impaired driving through advertising.  Read...
Aug 17, 2015 11:00 AM ET