Employee Resource Groups
Black United in Leadership and Development (BUILD)
BUILD is an employee resource group committed to partnering internally and externally to identify exceptional African-American talent, embracing the AA experience and serving out communities. Joining BUILD indicates your desire to engage with an enthusiastic group of individuals who are looking to grow personally and professionally, and apply new and old skills to help the company and the community be better places to work & live.
PRIDE supports Brown-Forman diversity and inclusion initiatives by providing a visible, public face to LGBT employees within Brown-Forman, by assisting in recruiting and retaining employees, by engaging brand teams interested in LGBT marketing, and by stimulating education and awareness of the importance and value of diversity in the workplace. It is also a valued resource for any and all employees with interest in LGBT topics.
Latino – Creating Our Path (COPA)
COPA is committed to developing and implementing activities and programs that champion and support Brown-Forman’s strategic imperatives. COPA supports Brown-Forman’s commitment to creative an environment where Latinos accelerate the innovation pipeline and are considered a resource by providing a blended perspective on key issues, topics and decisions.
Women – Growing Remarkable & Outstanding Women (GROW)
GROW is dedicated to providing tools, education, and a clear perspective for women as they work to achieve their desired potential within the organization. Through skill building, mentoring, and information sharing workshops, GROW will leverage opportunities to showcase Brown-Forman as a desirable place for women to work.
The Young Professionals ERG seeks to strengthen Brown-Forman by engaging, connecting, and fostering the growth and development of young professional employees. By creating this network we will help Brown-Forman, our brands, customers and partners better understand, retain and reach 21-34 year-olds.
SAGE seeks to capitalize on the knowledge and insights offered by the experienced employees of Brown-Forman, sharing understanding and common interests among the group. This includes providing capabilities to build and develop talent as influencers in the company.
BRAVE is committed to increasing resources, developing programs, and supporting community initiatives that will enhance the Brown-Forman Veteran experience, educate our employees, strengthen our brands and support Brown-Forman’s overall commitment to being a military friendly company.
SPIRIT is committed to developing and implementing activities and programs that champion and support Brown-Forman’s strategic goals. SPIRIT supports Brown-Forman’s commitment to creating an environment where all employees feel welcome as contributing members of the organization, regardless of their own choice of whether or not to drink.
EAST is committed to actively cultivating and promoting the unique cultures, values, and traditions of our diverse communities of Asian heritage. We endeavor to challenge stereotypes, to inspire, empower, and educate ourselves and others about Asian cultures and traditions, to celebrate our heritage, and to promote the professional and personal development of our Asian colleagues and communities. EAST desires to share our unique perspectives as a business resource to further contribute to Brown-Forman’s continued success.