Pernod Ricard accelerates the end of single-use plastic point-of-sale (POS) materials by 2021

Pernod Ricard is proud to announce that it will end the use of single-use plastic point-of-sale (POS) items1 by 2021. Alongside other strong commitments* to be achieved this decade, this plastic ban is one of the milestones of the Group’s “2030 Sustainability & Responsibility roadmap – Good Times from a Good Place,” part of its strategic plan Transform & Accelerate. The ban, originally planned for 2025, will be achieved four years ahead of the initial target.  In order to drive innovation and provide guidance throughout the Group, Pernod Ricard has shared Global…

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Pernod Ricard is taking 4 major steps towards achieving 100% renewable electricity

Pernod Ricard, the world’s second largest Wines and Spirits Group, is taking 4 additional steps in its drive to protect the earth and develop renewable electricity, a few days after COP25 in Madrid offered a stark reminder of the climate emergency.  RE 100The Group has today officially become a member of RE100, a global initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP which brings together 221 international companies committed to 100% renewable electricity. This announcement comes within the framework of the Group’s new Sustainability & Responsibility roadmap Good…

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Keep America Beautiful® Partners With Pernod Ricard to Host One of the World’s Largest Social Impact Programs

Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is partnering with Pernod Ricard USA, the largest subsidiary of the world’s leading premium wine and spirits company Pernod Ricard SA, as it hosts the company’s ninth annual Responsib’All Day. Pernod Ricard USA will unite more than 19,000 employees worldwide in donating the day to transforming and reimagining waste into new or reusable items at local parks, beaches and other public spaces. Responsib’All Day is a joint effort between Pernod Ricard, Keep America Beautiful, and more than 50 other nonprofit partners, globally,…

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Kahlúa to source 100% of coffee from sustainable communities by 2022

Pernod Ricard’s Kahlúa today reveals a new sustainable development programme designed to have a meaningful environmental and socio-economic impact on the lives of Mexican coffee farmers and their families. Shining a spotlight on how it sources its coffee, Kahlúa has also outlined its ultimate goal – to source 100% of its coffee from sustainable communities by 2022. During the last 35 years, coffee consumption has as much as doubled across the whole globe. In fact, 41% of people in the US drink coffee daily – with a 9% increase from…

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Pernod Ricard USA & LOLIWARE Create Sustainable Cocktails With The Straw Of The Future

Earlier this year, Pernod Ricard USA announced its commitment to eliminate single-use, nonbiodegradable straws and stirrers from the beverage business. To further complement this effort, the company is collaborating with award-winning industrial designers and LOLIWARE co-founders, Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker, to reimagine the cocktail consumption experience. Founded in 2014, LOLIWARE is the world’s first edible bioplastics company dedicated to replacing plastic with hypercompostable, edible materials derived from seaweed. The company’s mission is to innovate products that are ‘designed to disappear’.  The co-founders commented, “Our world needs a radically new…

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