Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is a unique global wine company with a leading international portfolio of new world wines.
From the establishment of Australia’s Penfolds in the mid 1840s to the 1876 founding of Beringer Vineyards, a winemaking legacy has been created. Our five foundation brands form the base of our passion for wine and are some of the most recognised and awarded wines in the world: Beringer Vineyards, Lindeman’s, Penfolds, Rosemount Estate and Wolf Blass.
We are proud of our wines and recognise the responsibility that comes with protecting our brands and their heritage. TWE is the world’s largest pure-play listed wine company with over 80 brands, including: Annie’s Lane, Castello di Gabbiano, Chateau St. Jean, Coldstream Hills, Devil’s Lair, Etude Wines, Greg Norman Estates, Heemskerk, Matua, Pepperjack, Seppelt Wines, Stags’ Leap Winery, Wynns Coonawarra Estate, Yellowglen and more.
With 11,000 hectares of vineyards, sales of 32 million cases of wine annually, and revenues of about AU$1.7 billion, TWE employs more than 3,500 winemakers, viticulturists, sales, distribution and support staff across 16 countries.
We are a wine company of remarkable history with over 80 exceptional brands and a culture that encourages creativity and recognises high performance.
We see our role as making wines for all palates around the world and marketing them to the world.
Your opportunity is to join a consumer focussed company listed on the Australia Stock Exchange with a truly global presence in Australia, North America, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
We offer a diverse range of roles across sales, marketing, supply chain and corporate functions in some of the world’s most beautiful locations.
We Are Vintrepreneurs
We are vintrepreneurs: people with an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for wine and a commitment to being a global ambassador for all our treasured brands.
At TWE, wine is our thing. That’s why globally we’re all such enthusiastic ambassadors — from our winemakers to the people who take our wines to market. We imbue every bottle we sell with our brands’ storied history and live our commitment in careful stewardship of these treasures.
We will rely on our diversity of thought and experience, our wisdom and our creativity to make it happen. In the simplest of terms, our success and the rewards we expect depend on our individual and, importantly, collective efforts.
Sustainability is a generic term most commonly defined as the ability to endure. From a business perspective, we interpret sustainable development as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do at Treasury Wine Estates.
Wine has endured for centuries and our history dates back to the mid 1840s at Penfolds in South Australia and the 1876 founding of Beringer Vineyards in California, U.S.A. We currently are guardians of 11,000 hectares of land that produce our world class wines, we honour and protect these lands and are stewards of its heritage for future generations. Our people and our vineyards are a living library of remarkable viticulture.
Our approach to the management of social and environmental risks and opportunities is informed via open lines of communication and community engagement. We consult many and varied stakeholders including investors, employees, customers and consumers, non-government organisations, suppliers and commercial partners, the communities we operate in, regulators and governments in developing programs and actions to best represent all parties.
We look forward to sharing new initiatives and our performance on key issues with you at timely intervals. Our most recent performance on sustainability is consolidated within our 2013 Annual Report.
Our approach to environmental management focuses on managing our risks whilst equally importantly, delivering environmental results, cost efficiencies and brand differentiation for the business. We recognise our responsibilities and our ability to positively influence the industries and communities in which we operate.
Focusing on external drivers, internal capability, systems and processes, we identify and manage key issues, objectives and targets to drive performance and tangible initiatives. These deliver real results and are the cornerstone of our environmental management philosophy.
In line with our Global Environment Policy commitments, we endeavour to embed environmental considerations into all we do. In 2010, we developed a new approach to environmental management, customising strategies, goals and objectives to drive performance, based on five key elements:
- conducting an analysis of who our key stakeholders are and identifying their needs;
- developing mechanisms for embedding environmental capability in our people;
- systems and processes to enable execution of our strategic plan;
- articulated and business relevant environmental goals;
- objectives, projects and initiatives that will deliver results.
TWE Environment Policy
TWE Environment policy is our commitment to understanding and minimising any adverse impacts our operations and our products have on the environment.
We will work towards our objective by:
- meeting or exceeding all environmental regulations in each of our workplaces,
- maintaining a structured and consistent environmental management system, driving continuous improvement throughout our operations and effectively addressing hazards, risks and emerging issues,
- driving the integration of environmental considerations into key elements of core business processes through innovation, clear objectives and engagement,
- ensuring that all employees, contractors and visitors understand and comply with our environment policies, procedures and practices,
- ensuring that consumption of resources, such as water, energy, packaging, chemicals and raw materials is reduced, or is as efficient as possible,
- minimising wastes generated, and maximising diversion from landfill for waste materials, through recycling or re-use, from within our operations and across our customer and consumer base,
- protecting, enhancing and where possible, restoring biodiversity,
- working across our supply chain to deliver commercially sound improvements in environmental performance.
Managing, monitoring and reporting Treasury’s environmental performance
A comprehensive environmental monitoring system underpins our transparent reporting, incorporating environmental metrics common across the beer and wine businesses globally. The database allows us to report energy and water consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and waste generation at a global and site level, as an absolute figure or per unit of production.
We acknowledge the significant challenge posed by climate change and the action required to avoid increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the earth’s atmosphere.
As an organisation we recognise the importance of our responsibilities in reducing our carbon footprint and looking for opportunities to achieve responsible carbon management across our supply chain.
We also recognise that climate change presents a number of risks to our business, particularly those relating to regulatory changes and the impact of changing climatic conditions on our vineyards. We have adopted appropriate management systems, strategies and processes to adapt to these existing and emerging issues. Our environmental program of works aligns environmental initiatives and activities occurring within our business against our environmental priorities and objectives stated in our Environment Policy.
Treasury Wine Estates will participate in the annual Carbon Disclosure Project. Carbon Disclosure Project is an independent not-for-profit organisation which holds the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world. Historical data is included in Foster’s CDP submission.
Treasury Wine Estates is a leader in the wine industry in monitoring and analysing climate related viticulture data. Harvest conditions and timing, regional and varietal variations are all collected and analysed, informing viticulture planning and regional supply contracts.
We maintain a number of tools to achieve this. Treasury’s Footprint Program focuses on the sustainable future of the vineyard. Treasury’s Footprint contains a series of tools and best practice guidelines developed for use by our vineyards to assist with actively managing the risks and opportunities on water use and quality, agrochemical use, fuel storage and handling, biodiversity, soil health, waste and carbon emissions.
Sustainable Choice advises sites on the selection of chemicals that have least impact on people and the environment. The tool incorporates a scoring system and vineyards are measured on the “softness” of their agrochemical spray programs.
Green Business Program is actively supported by our vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma regions in the Americas. The program focuses on businesses achieving environmental compliance, conserving resources, preventing pollution and minimising waste. Our Asti and Chateau St Jean wineries are certified to the Sonoma County Green Business Program. Our Beringer and Etude wineries are certified to the Napa County Green Business Program.
Many of Treasury Wine Estates sites have biodiversity value that we wish to protect, enhance and restore. This encourages the retention of native flora and protection of native fauna habitats.
Our commitment to managing biodiversity can be found within the Treasury Biodiversity Guidelines, which were developed together with the Australian Conservation Foundation. These guidelines set out our high level commitment to biodiversity and provide detailed actions for managing the impacts of our operations on biodiversity, particularly within our wine business.
Biodiversity impacts may be reduced by our operations through:
- restricted use of chemicals in the production of grapes,
- effective pest and disease management practices,
- beneficial soil, fire and nutritional management practices,
- responsible use of plant and equipment,
- positive water ways and water resource management.
Who We Are
We are Vintrepreneurs.That’s our word exclusively, and it means that we have a passion for wine and we take an entrepreneurial approach to our work. It’s why we’re here.
Being a Vintrepreneur comes with responsibility; to the land, to our many communities, and to our consumers. We are devoted to the enjoyment of wine and all its moments of celebration and we support moderate consumption. As a wine company, our gifts are our remarkable history and exceptional brands,and our goal is to use those gifts, as Vintrepreneurs, to build value for our owners and rewards for ourselves.
What We Do
We build brands.That includes making wines for diverse palates, marketing and selling it to the world, and creating memorable wine experiences for our consumers. And while we’re turning those amazing grapes into healthy profits, we will become partners of choice for our customers, wines of choice for our consumers, and employer of choice for everyone who wants a career in wine.
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One foot in the vineyard, one foot in the boardroom and wine merchants to the world.” Crafted by its very own people, this rallying cry gathers up the various roles and responsibilities of its employees across the globe and unites them in a way that makes them all integral to the success of Treasury Wine Estates as a whole.
Mission: Treasury Wine Estates will be recognized as the world’s most successful and celebrated wine company as a source of pride for our communities, in careers for our employees, in profits for our partners, in returns for our owners, and in enjoyment for our consumers.