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Diageo is a British alcoholic beverage company with a diverse collection of brands across the spirit and beer markets. Operating in its current form since 1997, Diageo has a product portfolio that includes well-known consumer brands such as Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Bailey's, Guinness and Don Julio. Annually, the company produces over 240 million units of product from over 150 manufacturing facilities in 30 different countries. Diageo sells these products in more than 180 countries worldwide.

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Governance and strategy

#1 10.0 /10 #1


#1 18.2 /30 #8


#1 7.5 /30 #61

Social inclusion

#1 17.2 /30 #7
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Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #8

Segment ranking summary

Diageo ranks 8th out of its peers in the food and beverage processors and manufacturers segment. It outperforms all of its peers in the governance and strategy measurement area as well as on core social inclusion issues in the food and beverage processors segment. It also performs well relative to its peers on issues that impact the environment, such as sustainable agriculture, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and water use. Diageo demonstrates leadership in its respect for human rights and promoting decent work. Nonetheless, it can improve by moving beyond commitments to disclosure of progress and monitoring of its supply chain regarding human rights issues.

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Core social indicators

The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

More about the company

London, United Kingdom
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Publicly listed
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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