Diageo recognized in Dow Jones World Sustainability Index for third consecutive year


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Diageo recognized by Dow Jones World Sustainability Index

Diageo recognized by Dow Jones World Sustainability Index

 November 19, 2020

Diageo has again been recognized in the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index

For the third consecutive year, Diageo has been ranked in one of the most prestigious environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices globally. This achievement ranks Diageo in the top four beverage companies worldwide on ESG performance and is based on an in-depth analysis of economic, social and environmental performance.

Sustainability runs throughout the entire company

The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is considered the gold standard for measuring corporate sustainability and its family of indices serves as a benchmark for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios.

In the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index Diageo scored full marks in Brand Management; Strategy for Emerging Markets; Environmental Reporting; Operational Eco-Efficiency; Water Related Risks; Social Reporting; and Human Capital Development.

Ewan Andrew, Diageo Chief Sustainability Officer, said: “I am delighted that Diageo has once again been recognised by such a prestigious index. I am grateful to all our employees, partners and community projects who have helped us to retain our position. It shows that sustainability runs throughout the entire company, from the grain of barley that is harvested right through to the glass that serves the finest Scotch.”

Meeting sustainability and responsibility targets

Diageo understands that sustainable development is critical to the continued success and growth of its business.

Its sustainability and responsibility targets are focused on interconnected areas that are most material to its business and stakeholders.

These are: promoting positive drinking; building thriving communities; and reducing environmental impact.


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