An update report following the third round (2016) of Action Fund awards, giving a flavour of the types of projects and interventions we are proud to have been supporting.
This is our fourth report charting the Scotch Whisky industry’s progress against these targets. Six years after the launch, we are proud to show our members’ continued commitment to being part of a responsible and sustainable sector and to protecting the pristine environment essential for the production of Scotch Whisky.
John Dewar and Sons Limited (part of Bacardi Limited) sites have successfully, for the second time, retained the Carbon Trust Standard for reducing CO2 year on year.
Celtic Renewables is an innovative UK renewables company and has generated an exceptional global profile for its forward-thinking fermentation technology that produces sustainable biofuel from the by-products of the Scotch Whisky industry.
Chivas Brothers is the Scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard. The company produces, exports, and markets some of the world’s best known Scotch whisky malts and blends, including The Glenlivet, Royal Salute, Ballantine’s and Chivas Regal.
Chivas Brothers is the Scotch Whisky business of Pernod Ricard. The company produces, exports, and markets some of the world’s best known Scotch Whisky malts and blends, including Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, The Glenlivet and Royal Salute.
The Glenmorangie Company has always been aware of the importance of its corporate responsibility. This includes ensuring that all of its operational and manufacturing activities are carried out sustainably and with due regard to any impact on the environment.
Gordon & MacPhail, the Elgin-based owner of Benromach distillery,
recently installed a solar array at its distillery in Forres, to harvest the sun’s energy, helping reduce the organisation’s consumption of fossil fuel- generated electricity.
The Edinburgh-based UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has, through fund manager Equitix, been investing in the installation of biomass boilers in Scotland’s distilleries for the past two years, helping the
industry to modernise, become more energy efficient and reduce its carbon footprint.
Horizon Proteins, a spin-out company from Heriot-Watt University, has developed a process for using pot ale from malt whisky distilleries to produce a sustainable, nutritionally-suitable protein for salmon feed.
Established in 1894 in the North East Highlands of Scotland, Knockdhu distillery is part of the Inver House Group portfolio, and is known for its distinctive Ancnoc single malt. While the distillery may be steeped in history, it is also dedicated to forward-thinking sustainable production.