Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is BACARDI doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Bacardi has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Bacardi operates within the beverages industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Bacardi, located in a region with a ‘very low’ carbon intensity rating, benefits from a cleaner energy grid. This advantageous position supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 4.51% better in emissions than the industry average.

Bacardi, founded in 1862 in Santiago de Cuba, is the largest privately held spirits company in the world, operating in the beverages industry. With its headquarters now in Hamilton, Bermuda, the company offers a diverse array of spirits and wines, including the iconic BACARDÍ rum and GREY GOOSE vodka. Bacardi serves a global market, employing nearly 6,000 people and distributing its products in over 170 countries.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for BACARDI

Bacardi should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their scope 1 emissions by 15%.

Good news, Bacardi has set strong SBTi climate commitments

Bacardi has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C by decreasing emissions across scopes 1 and 2.

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