Safe, Sustainable, Social

‘Safe, Sensible, Sustainable’ is the Brewers Guild of New Zealand alcohol policy statement that commits all Guild members to work together to tackle social issues around alcohol and, at the same time, build a healthy, vibrant and diverse local brewing industry.

The Brewers Guild commits to supporting clear goals and actions that promote sensible drinking and reduce antisocial behaviour and harm that alcohol can cause. At the same time The Brewers Guild aims to ensure that people are able to enjoy alcohol safely and responsibly and that they benefit from a diverse and vibrant local brewing industry.

The Brewers Guild is committed to consulting and interacting in a positive manner with policy makers and organisations involved with social issues around alcohol.

The Brewers Guild is committed to encouraging individual brewery actions, social opinion and government policies that:

  1. support the enforcement of policy aimed at illegal and irresponsible behaviour associated with alcohol;
  2. focus policy, support and information on those most at risk from harm associated with use, misuse and abuse of alcohol;
  3. support initiatives and policy that creates an environment which promotes sensible drinking; and
  4. promote and encourage a healthy, vibrant and diverse local brewing industry.

 

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