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Corporate Social Responsibility

Customer Unit Awareness Campaign

A campaign from BBPA and Drinkaware – downloads available here

Managing Safety in Pubs

The BBPA's Managing Safety Pubs - a guide to assessing the risk of violence in individual licensed premises, based on existing good practice.

Brewing Green 2013

The UK brewing sector has met its 2020 carbon emissions target eight years early and is on track to achieve its 2020 target for improved water efficiency. The impressive figures are revealed in Brewing Green 2013, a new report published by the BBPA. The sector is also making significant progress in reducing excess packaging and waste.


Pubwatch is the licensed trade's equivalent of Neighbourhood Watch. Pubwatch schemes have been in existence throughout the UK for over 40 years and range in size from over 200 premises in cities to small rural schemes with as little as 5 premises involved.

Best Bar None

BBN is a national award scheme supported by the Home Office and aimed at promoting responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises. It was piloted in Manchester in 2003 and found to improve standards in the night time economy, with premises now competing to participate. It has since been adopted by 100 towns and cities across the UK and is now being taken up internationally.

Challenge 21

For many years, the British Beer & Pub Association's Challenge 21 scheme has been raising awareness among publicans and their staff of the need to be vigilant in preventing underage sales.

The PASS Scheme

PASS (Proof of Age Standards Scheme)is the UK's national guarantee scheme for proof-of-age cards which is backed by the Government and supported by authoritative organisations, including the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Trading Standards Institute (TSI). The scheme is also supported by the main Trade Associations connected with those selling age-restricted products.

Business Improvement Districts (BIDs)

A BID (Business Improvement District) is a locally funded scheme to introduce real improvements to a business area and its local community

Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) are a Government funded body which coordinates waste reduction in the UK. Waste policy officially comes under the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Leading the industry

Whether it is providing information to customers, investing in staff training in pubs, working directly with schools, charities and health providers, or providing funding to other organisations that promote responsible drinking, the industry is on the front foot when it comes to tackling alcohol harm.

Accessibility in Pubs

BBPA guidance on accessibility

Licensed Trade Charity

The drinks trade’s own charity providing support & care for those facing tough times, who have worked in the industry.

BBPA Responsibility Statement

The BBPA is fully committed to a responsible drinking culture in the UK and proactively working with all parties to help achieve this.

Brewing Green 2011

The first update to the UK brewing industry's commitment to mitigate their impact on the environment.

‘Make Pass the Standard’ Campaign

The Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) is calling on BBPA member companies to sign up to the ‘Retail Partners’ Commitment to Action’ to support the campaign to make PASS accredited Proof of Age Cards the norm especially within the late night sector where there is evidence that cards are being refused by door supervisors.


Drinkaware is an independent UK-wide, public-facing body with the objective of positively changing public behaviour and the national drinking culture to help reduce alcohol misuse and minimise alcohol-related harm.

Pubs: Taking Action on Waste

Waste is a key issue for pubs. Food waste represents a cost to the Pub Sector alone of £357 million each year including food procurement, labour, utilities and waste management costs, or £2,100 per tonne.

Funding for medical research

The BBPA made a significant contribution to the setting up of the Alcohol Education and Research Council (AERC).

Global social responsibility initiatives

Brewers play a leading role in and commit significant financial investment to a range of social responsibility initiatives.

Self-Regulation of commercial communications

The system of advertising regulation governing alcoholic drinks in the UK combines both statutory regulation and self-regulation which is strictly adhered to.

Chief Medical Officer lower-risk drinking guidelines

In 1994 an Inter-Departmental working group reviewed the Government's sensible drinking message in the light of the latest scientific evidence. The findings were published in a report called 'Sensible Drinking' in 1995.

Responsibility and Partnerships

BBPA engagement with partners to promote responsibility

Purple Flag

Purple Flag Accreditation Scheme information

Street Pastors

An overview of Street Pastors in the night-time economy

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