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New international survey: Closure of cafés, bars, and restaurants during pandemic led to decline in social and mental wellbeing

October 14, 2021

Two-thirds (66 ) of adults surveyed in 10 counties around the world say the closure of caf s, bars, and restaurants negatively impacted on the social and mental wellbeing of the general population Almost half (45 ) say their own social ...

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IARD welcomes Moët Hennessy as a member

October 8, 2021

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) is delighted to announce Mo t Hennessy, leader of Luxury Wines and Spirits as a new member. Mo t Hennessy joins 12 of the world’s leading wine, spirits, and beer producers, who have ...

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First global standards to ensure responsible marketing of alcohol by social influencers (Sept 2021)

September 14, 2021

The world’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers and global advertising, public relations, and influencer agencies have joined forces to establish common standards to prevent influencer marketing reaching minors The joint pledge, the first of its kind in any industry, recognizes ...

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New research shows closure of hospitality caused decline in Brits’ mental health (July 2021)

July 19, 2021

New research shows closure of hospitality caused decline in Brits’ mental health One in three U.K. adults (34 ) say their own social and mental wellbeing has been negatively impacted by the closure of pubs and other hospitality settings, with adults ...

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Global standards launched for online sale and delivery of alcohol as e-commerce booms during pandemic (May 2021)

May 24, 2021

New data from Euromonitor International sees e-commerce grow by 33 globally, while total volume of alcohol sales fell by 6 year on year in 2020 New global standards enhance safeguards to prevent online alcohol sale and delivery to those underage or ...

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The world’s most iconic beer, wine, and spirits brands to introduce new consumer information on labels (May 2021)

May 19, 2021

The CEO Chair and Vice Chair of IARD, together with IARD’s CEO, wrote to Dr. Tedros, Director-General of the World Health Organization, to outline this initiative. In the letter they stated In response to the 2018 United Nations Political Declaration ...

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Alcohol sales declined by 6% globally during pandemic (May 2021)

May 18, 2021

Vast majority consumed same or less alcohol in 2020 Targeted support needed for the minority that continues to drink at harmful levels Consumers around the world bought 15.8 billion fewer liters of alcohol beverages last year, according to new data ...

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New global alliance formed to promote the responsible sale and delivery of alcohol online (Jan 2021)

January 28, 2021

Groundbreaking partnership between leading beer, wine, and spirits producers, online retailers, and e-commerce and delivery platforms to establish robust global standards for the online sale and delivery of alcohol beverages. Read more here

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