Our Policies

Operating responsibly is part of who we are. We are committed to providing best-in-class employee benefits, giving back to our communities, investing in sustainable practices, promoting responsible consumption of our products, and operating with integrity.

Supporting Our Employees

Our employees receive benefits that give them financial security, promote health and well-being, and work-life balance. Benefits include:

  • Employee share purchase plan and bonus scheme
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid birthday off
  • Mercer Superannuation, in addition to KiwiSaver
  • Wine allowance
  • Paid training through WSET, Primary ITO and more (role dependent)

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been woven into our culture and core values at Constellation Brands. We have a responsibility to care for the land, people, and communities where we live and work.

FY17 CSR Report (English | Spanish)


We are stewards of our land. As a business, we depend on a healthy environment to grow and craft brands the world loves. Minimising the environmental impact of our products is essential to our long-term success. Being smarter and more efficient with our resource use is simply the right thing to do – for the environment and our bottom line. Learn more about our sustainability initiatives. Learn more about our sustainability initiatives.

Giving Back

Our founder, Marvin Sands, made giving back an essential component of Constellation. As we have grown, this culture has been enhanced by the people and companies that have become part of the Constellation family. Learn more about our global giving back initiatives.

Social Responsibility

We produce, advertise and promote our products in a responsible manner, and support efforts to eliminate underage consumption of beverage alcohol and drunk driving. Read about our social responsibility efforts.


With relentless focus on the consumer and our customers, we are always on the lookout to add value from the vineyard to the glass. Whether we are importing or exporting, the common threads are quality, sustainability and delivering beyond consumer expectations. We focus on solutions that deliver value for our customers and stakeholders.

Code of Business Conduct

Since our founding, Constellation has been committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical and legal conduct. Fairness, honesty and integrity have been at the heart of our dealings with employees, stockholders, customers, suppliers, government agencies and our communities for more than 70 years. It is our responsibility to exemplify the right behaviours within our organisation and our industry.


We hold our employees, officers, and directors accountable to the highest principles of business conduct and we expect the same of our suppliers. We strongly encourage suppliers to exceed the requirements of our Supplier Code of Conduct and to promote best practices and continuous improvement throughout their operations and supply chain.

Supplier Code of Conduct and Sustainability Guidelines (English | Spanish | Italian)