The urgency of climate action is undeniable and – even with the positive choices we have made on our journey so far – we have so much more we must do to create a responsible future.
Inspired by the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, at The Lakes, we are redefining and raising our ambition as a responsible organisation. Our Ethical Roadmap is a blueprint to stimulate positive change and, with an inclusive, action-led approach, we hope to make a worthwhile contribution towards nine of the Sustainable Development Goals.
We endeavour to build a community within The Lakes, appreciating and valuing the contribution different people make and drawing upon their unique experiences to drive innovation and propel us forward:
Being a responsible creator
Increasing our focus on being a responsible maker and distributor of spirits includes the operation of the distillery and building an ethical supply chain:
Improving energy efficiency
Our single biggest impact on the environment, we are committed to improving energy efficiency across the business, moving toward the use of renewable energy sources:
Striving to be part of the circular economy, eliminating the use of single-use plastic and extending product life-cycles throughout our supply chain and beyond: