Among the world's largest 10 spirits companies. Established in 1870, the founding Brown family control the company.
This company is listed as having best practice on a report card on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in corporate America.
[Source 2017][More on Workers Rights]
This company received a score of 62.3/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
In their 2015 report 'Feeding Ourselves Thirsty', Ceres looks at how the food sector is managing water risk. The report evaluates publicly available information on the water use, stewardship and policies of 37 major food sector companies. This company received a score of 29/100
[Source 2015][More on Habitats]
Brown-Forman admit using genetically modified corn in some of their distilling.
[Source][More on Genetic Engineering]
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target.
[Source 2016][More on Climate Change]
The company's Corporate Responsibility Report (2011-2012) details achievements in responsible drinking, environmental sustainability, employee well-being, and community involvement. Some goals up to 2020 are also detailed. There is a Metric Scorecard for both 2011 and 2012 (at end of report).
[Source 2012][More on Sustainability Reporting]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$3.2 billion in 2009|
|# Employees||4,100 in 2009 in World|
|Subsidiaries||Brown-Forman Australia Pty Ltd|
|Address||Louisville, KY, USA|
Products / BrandsBrown-Forman Australia
el Jimador Tequila
Gentleman Jack Bourbon
Gentleman Jack Premix Spirits
Jack Daniels Bourbon
Jack Daniels Premix Spirits
Woodford Reserve Bourbon