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Maker’s Mark’s case for business conservation of nature

Emily Payne writes about Maker’s Mark’s sustainability practices for GreenBiz.

The C3 Take
  • The whiskey company is using its 1,100 acres of land to cultivate 30 new varieties of grain.
  • Next year Maker’s Mark will plant 10,000 white oak saplings which will be made into whiskey barrels in the future.
  • Maker’s Mark also maintains a nature preserve, water sanctuary, and pollinator garden on its campus.
  • Private sector leadership like this is crucial for reaching our environmental objectives.

“The private sector has an opportunity to pave a path forward for other sectors. Companies can set high standards for conservation and regeneration that incorporate the latest science and technology, filling the gaps where policy may stop short — or move too slowly.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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