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Diageo ranked highly by Financial Times for inclusion efforts

Diageo ranked highly by Financial Times for inclusion efforts

 November 20, 2020

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Diageo has ranked number one for Food and Drink and number 22 overall in the Financial Times Diversity Leaders ranking of Europe’s most inclusive companies.

Ranked for its inclusiveness work culture 

The prestigious ranking was based on a Financial Times's survey conducted in collaboration with research partner, Statista. 

The ranking assesses employees’ perception of companies’ inclusiveness or efforts to promote various aspects of diversity. These include gender balance, openness to all forms of sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, disability and age.

Diversity for business performance

Diageo understands that the best performing businesses prioritise inclusion and diversity. The company believes it is crucial to create a culture with inclusion and diversity at its heart. Its commitment starts with its people and its aim is to ensure that all its people around the world thrive, by shaping market-leading policies and practices.

For its business to thrive and for Diageo to realise its ambition, the company depends on recruiting, retaining and developing diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which it operates. Diversity of thought and experience fuels the company's growth and innovation and brings it closer to its consumer base.

Diageo views diversity in the broadest possible sense, including gender, ethnicity, age, sexuality, social class, education, experience, ways of thinking and more.

Supporting inclusive employees

The company celebrates diversity everywhere and supports a variety of employee groups throughout the world.

These range from its women's network Spirited Women, to its Asian and African heritage groups, its Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage group REACH, its LGBT+ Rainbow networks and its INC group which runs a yearly inclusivity week.

Diageo believes everyone has a vital contribution to make to its story and it wants all of its people to feel part of it.

Work for one of Europe's most inclusive companies

Women who work at Diageo enjoy career-enhancing challenges all across the business, all around the globe.

Consider moving your career to this industry-leading, award-winning company.


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