CHIVAS Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has donated £28,000 to four good causes after employees were invited to nominate and then vote for their Charities of the Year 2013.
The charities, listed below, have each received £7,000 and span across the main geographical areas of the business. They are:
- Dumbarton and District Disabled Children’s Forum (Dunbartonshire region)
- Erskine (Paisley, Glasgow and Ayrshire region)
- CHAS (Northern Scotland region)
- After Adoption (London and Plymouth region)
Vanessa Wright, communications director for Chivas Brothers, said: “I’m delighted to announce the four very deserving charities that have been chosen by our employees to receive £7,000 each.
These are very meaningful causes to many of our employees, and the fact that they chose these good causes themselves makes the donations all the more special.”
Notes to editors:
Chivas Brothers is the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard – the world’s co-leader in wine and spirits. Chivas Brothers is the global leader in luxury Scotch whisky and premium gin. Its portfolio includes Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, Beefeater Gin, The Glenlivet, Royal Salute, Aberlour, Plymouth Gin, Longmorn, Scapa, 100 Pipers, Clan Campbell, Something Special and Passport.
In July 2010, Chivas Brothers launched The Age Matters campaign to help consumers understand the importance of Scotch whisky age statements.
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