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Industry Beverage
Founded 1997
Headquarters Park Royal, London. UK
Area Served Worldwide
Chairman Franz Humer
CEO Ivan Menezes
Products Alcoholic beverages: beer, wine and spirits
Market Value 77 907 $ billion
Employees 28,410
Website www.diageo.com

About Diageo[edit]

Diageo is a British multinational company which has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. It produces alcoholic beverages and is the largest producer of spirits in the world. The company is also a major producer of beer and wine.

Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy[edit]

Diageo owns a “Business Code of Conduct” that has to be respected, in which all the engagements towards integrity, the respect of human rights and ethical values are mentioned. People deserve to work in an environment where they are treated with dignity and respect. That is why Diageo is committed to creating such an environment because it brings out the full potential in everyone. They put a lof of afford to do not let anyone’s talents go to waste. The code applies to people working for the company worldwide and anyone working on behalf of Diageo- all agents and representatives, contractors, consultants and temporary employees.

Employment Policy[edit]

Diageo believes strongly that promoting diversity and above all inclusion will benefit in many ways. The company celebrates diversity and is delighted to support a range of employee groups throughout the world. Diageo is a multi-national, multi-cultural business with global ambitions, and a diverse workforce is essential to their success.


International Internship Programs[edit]

The company is proposing several internship programs, especially in Europe and North America. Diageo offers full-time and paid internships for students currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, , Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Distilling. Interns work for in Plainfield, Illinois at their Brand Technical Center, or in any one of their manufacturing place. They learn about roles in Procurement, Liquid Development, Package Engineering, Sensory Science, Engineering, Compliance, Quality, Manufacturing, Customer Care and Supply Planning.

Notable activities[edit]

Activities in the Field of Humanitarian Aid[edit]

Diageo is contributing to local charitable causes and disaster relief as part of our community investment, particularly in regions where employees and operations are directly affected. As its name suggests, “Diageo Foundation” is a registered charity funded entirely by Diageo. The foundation focuses on developing countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe.

Supporting Music & Visual Arts[edit]

A few brands of the company are supporting campaigns or events that are related to the Film Industry. Moreover, Diageo has launched programs to address alcohol misuse. For instance, over 15,000 people have trained with DRINKiQ*, including hospitality industry trainers, students, traffic police, bus drivers, members of the lifestyle media and professional sports clubs.

Promoting Human and Civil Rights[edit]

The company is fighting against discrimination and harassment, and is also promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms. Diageo is encouraging partners, suppliers and other third parties to adopt similar standards with respect to human rights.

External Links[edit]

Diageo official website