We take a long-term and wide-ranging view of sustainability, from our operations in Scotland and beyond, to our supply chain, connectivity, our people, the communities in which we operate, our consumers and the environment.
We work to achieve a regulatory framework at home which keeps our industry sustainable and competitive.
Quality cereals are central to the success of Scotch. The industry supports Scottish agriculture that supplies some of the best grain anywhere in the world.
A thriving natural environment is vital for Scotch Whisky. We are determined to do more and ensure a sustainable future for Scotch Whisky and our natural environment.
Health & Safety
Since 2005, the number of incidents has dropped by 82% and the industry performs consistently better than the ‘food and drinks manufacturing’ rate.
Sustainability news & commentary
SWA is co-signatory on British Glass letter
The Scotch Whisky Association has signed up to the open British Glass letter to underline sustainability concerns around the proposed Deposit Return Scheme.
New design and manufacturing facility in Stirling opened by SWA CEO
Blue Box Design's new state-of-the-art design and manufacturing facility has been officially opened by Karen Betts, Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association.
Scotch Whisky Cereals Technical Note: 4th Edition
The fourth edition of the Scotch Whisky Cereals Technical Note, updated August 2019.