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UN Global Compact Index

Diageo supports the UN Global Compact (UNGC), and its core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption. Diageo is also a signatory to the UNGC CEO Water Mandate.

The following index, structured along the UNGC advanced reporting criteria, serves as our annual Communication on Progress (COP).

United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress

Criterion Description Cross-reference/
direct answer
Implementing the ten principles into strategies and operations
Criterion 1 Mainstreaming into corporate functions and business units
Criterion 2 Value chain implementation
Robust human rights management policies and procedures
Criterion 3 Robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of human rights
Criterion 4 Effective management systems to integrate the human rights principles
Criterion 5 Effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of human rights integration
Robust labour management policies and procedures
Criterion 6 Robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of labour
Criterion 7 Effective management systems to integrate the labour principles
Criterion 8
Effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms
of labour principles integration
Effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of labour principles integration
Robust environmental management policies and procedures
Criterion 9 Robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of environmental stewardship
Criterion 10 Effective management systems to integrate the environmental principles
Criterion 11 Effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for environmental stewardship
Robust anti-corruption management policies and procedures
Criterion 12 Robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of anti-corruption
Criterion 13 Effective management systems to integrate the anti-corruption principle
Criterion 14 Effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the integration of anti-corruption
Taking action in support of broader UN goals and issues
Criterion 15 Core business contributions to UN goals and issues
Criterion 16 Strategic social investments and philanthropy
Criterion 17 Advocacy and public policy engagement
Criterion 18 Partnerships and collective action
Corporate sustainability governance and leadership
Criterion 19 CEO commitment and leadership
Criterion 20 Board adoption and oversight
Criterion 21 Stakeholder engagement