About Bacardi Limited

Bacardi Limited* is the world’s largest privately held spirits company. What started as a small family business in Santiago de Cuba 161 years ago remains to this day—family owned for seven generations.

As families do over time, Bacardi has grown, expanding its family to include more than 200 brands and labels—from iconic spirits like BACARDÍ® rum, GREY GOOSE® vodka, PATRÓN® tequila, DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch Whisky, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin, MARTINI® vermouth and sparkling wines, and many others.

Bacardi is rooted in rich heritage and has been a trailblazer in the industry since day one. Today, it employs more than 8,000 people, operates production facilities in 10 countries and territories and sells its brands in more than 160 markets.

*Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies,
including Bacardi International Limited.

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Ethics & Disclosure

Trust is our most valuable ingredient, and we work hard to keep the trust of our people, consumers, partners and communities. That means doing the right thing, being true to our values and using good judgment. Our Code of Conduct brings this to life with clear guidelines to help our people make the right choice, always.

As we reflect on the Bacardi legacy as a family company, built over generations, we acknowledge that the trust of our consumers, people, business partners and communities is a foundational pillar of our success. Bacardi strives to keep this trust every day. Bacardi has an unwavering commitment to ethical conduct underpinned by our Code of Conduct and supported by our compliance and governance programs covering topics such as anti-bribery and corruption, money laundering, protection of personal data and workplace behavior. Our Responsible Stewardship initiative provides support and training to our people on controls and accurate reporting processes, and reinforces the message about personal accountability. Both programs build upon our strong family culture and our Code of Conduct, which serves as our set of guiding principles to help our people make the right decisions to maintain the trust of all our stakeholders.


Bacardi has been recognized on the Forbes list of the “World’s Best Employers” for 2022, based on independent surveys conducted in more than 55 countries worldwide. Employees rated Bacardi on image, trust, corporate social responsibility, and culture, all fundamental to the way the company has operated for 161 years. As of March 31, 2023, Bacardi is Certified™ by Great Place to Work® in 51 locations worldwide, including its global headquarters in Bermuda.


There have been no significant changes in the scope or boundaries of the data we are reporting this year. Data presented in the Goals section cover our offices and our directly owned and managed production facilities. New acquisitions and/or disposals of entities are reflected in our reporting as timelines allow, including where necessary, new baseline performance data. For example, TEELING® is a new acquisition and has consequently not been integrated for FY23.

The World Resources Institute and World Business Council for Sustainable Development GHG Protocol was used to compile our GHG emissions data. 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 suppliers, outsourced bottlers and co-packers are not included.

Measurement techniques and assumptions are cited in the relevant sections of the report. Any restatements of data are noted in the relevant sections of this report. Data is in line with the GRI Standards Index. More information about our alignment with the GRI Standards can be found in the GRI Content Index.


For more information regarding ESG at Bacardi Limited, the Bacardi Limited corporate structure, brand portfolio, and location of operations, please visit: www.BacardiLimited.com

We also welcome your feedback on this report and our wider ESG approach. Please email us at: ESG@BACARDI.COM