Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Publishes 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

MIAMI & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 28, 2021–
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer’s)—the world’s preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that it has published its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, showcasing its commitment to supporting the communities it serves on a national and local level, a role that became more important than ever amid a global pandemic and movement for racial justice.
The CSR Report details Southern Glazer’s COVID-19 response, from operating safely as an essential business, to providing critical relief to the hospitality industry. It also showcases Southern Glazer’s mission to bring real and lasting change through the implementation of various new programs aimed at improving and furthering racial equality, both in the marketplace and within Southern Glazer’s own workforce.
“Our team’s resiliency and dedication truly shined during 2020, and all pillars of our CSR foundation were expanded and put into action,” said Wayne E. Chaplin, Chief Executive Officer, Southern Glazer’s. “We are extremely proud of our people for rising to the occasion and doing the right thing in the face of adversity, all while keeping the safety of fellow colleagues, suppliers, and customers at the core of every decision.”
The Report also highlights the Company’s grassroots employee volunteering and giving program, VolunCheers. During 2020, Southern Glazer’s passionate employees logged close to 12,000 volunteer hours and nearly tripled their fundraising efforts from the previous year, supporting meaningful causes in their communities.
Largely shifting from in-person to virtual programming, Southern Glazer’s also enhanced its commitment to support education for students of all backgrounds, in addition to promoting safe and responsible alcohol consumption.
Click here to access Southern Glazer’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit www.southernglazers.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers.
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CONTACT: Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, LLC
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Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1166
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Email:cynthia.haas@sgws.com
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Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1534
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Email:jennifer.hanlon@sgws.com
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