Diageo scores highly in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2018
The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is considered the gold standard for measuring corporate sustainability and benchmarks the world’s largest companies based upon their economic, environmental and sustainable business performance.
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We are delighted to be listed as the industry leader in ten of the index criteria including:
- Corporate Governance
- Brand Management
- Strategy for emerging
- Environmental reporting
- Operational eco efficiency
- Labour practice indicators
- Corporate citizenship and philanthropy
- Human rights
“We are extremely proud to be named in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, especially as it measures such a broad range of environmental, social, and governance factors. It is global recognition for the positive contribution that we are making to the environment, our business and the communities where we live and work.”David Cutter
President, Global Supply and Procurement
Our business and brands connect us to millions of people, and to the natural resources we share with them and which we all depend upon. This is an enormous opportunity, and one we will use to safeguard the future of our business while helping to address some of the biggest challenges facing society and the environment; from harmful drinking to climate change, and from women’s empowerment to water scarcity.
Operating in a responsible and sustainable way every day, everywhere means that we can support our communities, protect and preserve natural resources and ensure alcohol plays a positive role in society and we continue to make a real and relevant contribution:
- Clean water: an investment in the future of Lake Victoria
- Ensuring our suppliers share our commitment to human rights
- Empowering women from grain to glass
Find out more about our role in society here.