A year of contrasts, rebalancing and initiatives. Drawing on their wealth of excellence, our brands have shown an extraordinary capacity for resilience. They have also been bold. With an inheritance such as theirs, boldness like this is permitted.

Chairman and Chief Executive’s statements

Continuity, determination and serenity: three words that sum up our state of mind at the end of this year

François Hériard Dubreuil Chairman

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New governance, development of brand platforms, acceleration of our move upmarket on every continent. This year of rebalancing will allow us to step up a gear, with energy and hunger

Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet Chief Executive Officer

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Our brands

On the strength of their roots and their authenticity, our spirits are constantly opening up to new horizons, buoyed by the multiplicity of consumption opportunities: all kinds of cocktails – long drinks or quick shots – are coming back into fashion, all to accompany exceptional moments. Our brands are daring to write new chapters of their history.

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« Rémy Martin »

A large cognacs ranThe House of Rémy Martin and Louis XIII: One can only explain the enthusiasm that reigns at a tasting session of our cognacs, by the richness of the Petite and Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie and the fascination for the traditions of which they are the culmination. Our explanations and reasons are always consistent; we patiently educate consumers’ tastes to explain the extreme refinement.

564,8

million euros
2014-2015 sales

« Liqueurs & Spirits »

Cointreau, Metaxa, St Rémy, Mount Gay, Bruichladdich, The Botanist. On the strength of their roots and their authenticity, liqueurs and spirits areconstantly opening up to new horizons,buoyed by the multiplicity of consumption opportunities: all kinds of cocktails – long drinks or quick shots – are coming back into fashion, all to accompany exceptional moments. Our brands are daring to writenew chapters of their history.

Our markets

This year, the United States is taking the lead on China, as the Group’s largest market for Rémy Martin : this is a fine illustration of the international strength of our brands and of the Group’s geographical balance. Across all latitudes, the refined education of consumers’ taste enables the successful implementation of our strategy to move upmarket.

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Corporate, social and environmental responsibility

Because we know the value of time, we do not compromise on the consistency and quality control of the products. These values go hand in hand with our other efforts: reducing the environmental impact of our operations, the Group’s social and citizen commitment and encouraging all our stakeholders to adhere to our ethical principles. Main events 2014-15 : year of its three-year CSR 2015 / 16 plan. The three pillars of this plan are to: anticipate regulatory demands, roll out the Group’s commitments to all its stakeholders and meet civil society’s expectations.

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Human resources policy

During 2014-2015, professional development for employees remained one of the Group’s core concerns. Faithful to its historical choices, by promoting diversity and promoting collective agreements in all areas of negotiation, Rémy Cointreau also works to build a sense of belonging to the Group.

Environment

In 2014-2015, €3.1 million was spent on improving quality, safety and the environment on production sites. This is 60% higher than in 2013-2014.

Suppliers

Because it is concerned to ensure that its suppliers act responsibly and commit to evaluating their practices, Rémy Cointreau has implemented a reporting and auditing system for its key suppliers.

Achievement recognition

Since it signed up to the United Nations Global Compact in 2003, the Group has continued to make progress on its commitments. It is now part of the GC Advanced level working group which includes the companies most committed to CSR. It reached this level in June 2014, a reflection of its efforts and the significant integration of CSR in its strategy.