The Jim Beam American Stillhouse received LEED® Gold certification. Established by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. The Jim Beam American Stillhouse is situated on the grounds of Jim Beam’s flagship distillery in Clermont, Ky., and demonstrates leadership, innovation, environmental stewardship and social responsibility in all of its practices. “As a company, Beam is committed to sustainable operating practices that minimize our carbon footprint,” said Steve Lutes, VP Technical Services. Beam established a dedicated Environmental Management Committee to oversee improvement of its systems and processes worldwide to spearhead these efforts.