Diageo named as a global leader for environmental performance

Diageo in the top 1% of global companies to achieve Double A status in today’s CDP lists.

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Today CDP (previously known as Carbon Disclosure Project) published the full list of companies which have been included on their A Lists, scoring Diageo with an A for both climate change and water. As well as being one of only three beverage companies to achieve Double A, Diageo was the only alcohol beverage company to retain its Double A status year on year.

David Cutter, Chief Sustainability Officer, Diageo, said:

Climate change is one of the most significant challenges the world currently faces and we are resolutely determined to play our part. It’s fantastic to receive global recognition for all our efforts with the announcement that we have been included in the internationally recognised CDP A List for Climate Change and Water.”

CDP represents 650 investors with over US$87 trillion in assets and/or 115 major purchasing organizations with US$3.3 trillion in purchasing power. Over 7,000 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2018.

The full list of results can be seen here.