Brown-Forman Invests in Renewable Energy; First Major U.S. Spirits and Wine Producer to Enter Power Purchase Agreement

LOUISVILLE, KY, February 6, 2018 — Brown-Forman Corporation today announced a major commitment to renewable energy with an agreement to purchase 30 megawatts (MW) of electricity annually from Solomon Forks Wind Project, a new wind power project in Kansas. The wind farm is expected to generate the equivalent of more than 90% of Brown-Forman’s […]

February 6th, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Louisville, KY – January 29, 2018 – Brown-Forman Corporation received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Brown-Forman joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. […]

January 29th, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Announces a Series of Beneficial Stakeholder Actions; Includes Stock Split and Special Dividend

LOUISVILLE, KY, January 23, 2018 – Brown-Forman announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a number of capital deployment actions aimed at benefiting shareholders, employees, and the community. These actions include a stock split and a special dividend, as well as additional funding of the company’s defined benefit program and the […]

January 23rd, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Named in WSJ Management Top 250 List; Company Recognized for Employee Engagement

JANUARY 16, 2018, LOUISVILLE, KY – Brown-Forman Corporation was named one of the best-managed U.S. companies in the first-ever list of well-run businesses by the Drucker Institute, as reported by The Wall Street Journal. Brown-Forman ranked 37 out of 250, scoring five stars (out of five) for employee engagement and four stars (out […]

January 16th, 2018|All|

Brown-Forman Reports Strong First Half Results; Raises Full Year Outlook

Louisville, KY, December 6, 2017 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA, BFB) reported financial results for its second quarter and the first half of fiscal 2018, ended October 31, 2017. For the second quarter, the company’s reported net sales1 increased 10% to $914 million (+8% on an underlying basis2) compared to the same prior-year period. […]

December 6th, 2017|All|