Diageo

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

Diageo website: http://www.diageo.com

🔎 Run a search for “Diageo”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Story
7 August 2014

Working Paper says G8's initiative on food security in Africa, which involves corporations, "disregards fundamental principles of participation & accountability to human rights"

See full story

Story
16 July 2014

ActionAid report says intl. aid & public policies facilitate corporate land grabs, leaving farmers impoverished & vulnerable

We invited the following companies mentioned in the report in the context of allegations to respond:...

See full story

Company non-response
15 July 2014

Diageo did not respond

Read more

Article
1 April 2014

[PDF] Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems

Author: World Development Movement

The UK...is channelling £600 million of aid money through the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition... [This and other] initiatives claim to support improvements to agriculture and food security in Africa, but...in fact...[help]...

Read more

Story
31 March 2014

NGO report "Carving up a continent" says aid programmes to Africa help multinationals at expense of small farmers - warns of increased hunger, "land-grabbing", insecure/poorly paid jobs

See full story

Article
20 December 2013

Study: 51 of 100 Top Companies Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...

Read more

Article
10 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...

Read more

Article
26 September 2013

Business looks to UN report for clarity on climate risks

Author: Nina Chestney, Reuters

Companies increasingly factor extreme weather into their strategic planning and a report from the United Nations...is expected to underscore the heightened risks they face. Extreme temperatures, droughts, and sea level rises will all get worse unless...

Read more

Article
8 August 2013

Academic view: Sustainability schizophrenia

Author: Matthew Gitsham (Ashridge Business School), on Economist blog

[T]here is still plenty of sustainability schizophrenia. Education...is one of most powerful ways to change organisations...Build a critical mass of leaders committed to the commercial and societal case for a different approach to doing business, and...

Read more

Article
8 August 2013

An uneasy relationship: human rights charities and business

Author: Will Henley, Guardian (UK)

Human rights charities and sustainable businesses are often working towards the same goal, but partnerships between the two remain controversial...A company grappling with...human rights issues and rules partners with an advocacy group, perhaps for...

Read more