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Leading beer, wine, and spirits producers have joined forces with some of the world’s prominent digital platforms to set and deliver new and robust standards of responsibility for their wider industries.

September 18, 2018

September 19th, 2018 Today, we announce a unique partnership between the eleven leading beer, wine, and spirits companies that form the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), and four of the leading global internet platforms: Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube.

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Five years on: World’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers have reached hundreds of millions of people across the globe in their mission to combat harmful drinking

September 10, 2018

The 11 companies behind some of the world’s most popular beer, wine, and spirits brands have forged new and innovative partnerships across sectors through their Producers’ Commitments.   Achievements include: Delivering an average of 347 drink driving prevention programs per...

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International Alliance for Responsible Drinking Response to The Lancet Study

August 24, 2018

The following response to the Lancet study 'Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016' was provided on August 24th. “We are committed to encouraging responsible choices...

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New Campaign Calls for ‘Shared solutions’ to combat harmful drinking

July 12, 2018

IARD launches new campaign to accelerate progress towards reduction in harmful use of alcohol, in support of WHO and UN frameworks Most innovative campaigns focused on combatting harmful drinking from across industry, government and civil society have been selected to...

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Beer, Wine, and Spirits Producers active and willing partners in meeting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

July 9, 2018

IARD members are already supporting the UN SDGs through a wide range of initiatives In partnership with others producers are positively impacting on thousands of communities IARD members are determined to do more and have a significant role to play...

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High human, societal, and economic costs from Unregulated Alcohol

June 11, 2018

Up to one in every two drinks is illicit in some parts of the world: much higher than previous global estimates The majority of alcohol drunk is illicit in five out of seven African countries covered Illicit alcohol is unregulated,...

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IARD response to WHO Independent High-Level Commission’s report on Non-Communicable Diseases

June 1, 2018

Responding to the WHO Independent High-Level Commission’s report on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Time to Deliver, President and CEO of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), Henry Ashworth said: “We warmly welcome the recognition the Commission has given to the...

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The following was provided to Mother Jones by the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking on March 21

April 12, 2018

“We are committed to encouraging responsible choices about alcohol and believe that for adults of legal drinking age, moderate alcohol consumption can be part of a well-balanced lifestyle. Various health authorities and medical studies state that moderate consumption of alcohol...

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