Cause for Celebration: Diageo joins WBCSD
Today, Diageo (DEO: NYSE, DGE:LSE) joins nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Diageo is one of the world’s leading premium drinks businesses, and is making strides for sustainability in three key areas, leadership in alcohol in society, building thriving communities and reducing environmental impact. WBCSD welcomes Diageo with hopes for a productive partnership that advances sustainability in the food and beverage sector.
David Croft, Diageo’s Global Sustainable Development Director says, “We have a responsibility to create shared value for our communities, our people and our shareholders and our sustainable development journey is an important part of that. We believe that our membership at WBCSD will facilitate productive new partnerships and opportunities that will help us on that journey.” ….