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Diageo at a glance

With over 200 brands sold in more than 180 countries, we are driven to be the world’s best brand builder, leading the way in premium drinks.

+27,000people

132production sites

Celebrating life,
every day, everywhere

Our accessible purpose provides a platform for us to be the best we can be at work, at home and in our communities - it’s about celebrating life in its broadest sense. Our purpose goes hand in hand with performance - never one without the other.

The Blend
Watch this short film – The Blend - to learn more about who we are.

Our brands

Our portfolio contains some of the world's most recognisable brands, including:

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Customer pouring a mixer into a Johnnie Walker Black Label cocktail

Johnnie Walker

The world’s best-selling Scotch whisky
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Customer holding pint of Guinness

Guinness

An iconic brand and world-leading stout
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Close up of Tanqueray bottle

Tanqueray

The world’s number one premium gin
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Our ambition

Our ambition is to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world.

We are building and nurturing some of the world’s most iconic brands, rooted in culture and local communities, which is why we are focused on creating an inclusive, sustainable business in its widest sense.

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‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress’

‘Society 2030: Spirit of Progress’ is our 10-year ESG action plan to help create a more inclusive and sustainable world.

The plan is made up of 25 ambitious targets and is focused on three pillars that are most material to our business - promoting positive drinking, championing inclusion and diversity and pioneering grain-to-glass sustainability.

Some of our ambitious 2030 targets include:

  • Educate 10 million people on the dangers of underage drinking
  • Achieve 50% representation of women in leadership roles
  • Become net zero carbon in our direct operations
  • 30% improvement in water use efficiency globally
  • Ensure 100% of our packaging is widely recyclable (or reusable/compostable)

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Our history

Heritage

Our history

Our business was built by pioneering entrepreneurs, including John and Alexander Walker, Elizabeth Cumming, Charles Tanqueray and Arthur Guinness.

Annual Report 2022

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits and beer.

Annual Report 2022