Diageo North America

Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O) makes and markets some of the world’s leading beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wine and beer including Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, Jose Cuervo, Baileys, Guinness, Sterling Vineyards and Beaulieu Vineyard wines. This means many people are more apt to know us by our brands than our corporate name.

With North America headquarters in Norwalk, CT, we have regional offices or bottling facilities in New York City, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Dallas, Napa, Plainfield, IL, Relay, MD, Ontario, Quebec, Gimli, Manitoba and more.

Recruiting diverse talent for success
The capability and diversity of our people is a proven competitive advantage, and fuels the imagination, speed and effectiveness with which we seize growth and performance opportunities. Diageo is a place where people can be themselves, share their varied perspectives, and enjoying dynamic careers while helping our business succeed.

We celebrate our success with a variety of recognition programs and have achieved awards from a number of third party organizations. A few of our recent diversity and inclusion awards are:
- Top 25 Diversity Councils Award 2009, 2010
- CT Women’s Hall of Fame “Trailblazing the Corporate Corridor” 2010
- Top Companies for Executive Women by NAFE, 2010
- Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers 2009, 2010
- Top Diversity Employer 2009
- 2010 Human Rights Campaign Foundation 100 Score on the Corporate Equality Index
- Universum Ideal Employer Among MBA’s 2009 Ranked #63 (Also listed 2008, 2007, 2006)
- NAACP of Norwalk Community Social Responsibility Award 2009

Enriching lives, communities and the environment

At Diageo we believe that our success as a company is measured by more than just financial targets. Social Responsibility is key to the company’ foundation, Diageo makes sure that responsibility is always in the mix, with a marketing code that is one of the most stringent in the industry, and with our commitment to communities in need around the world.

Diageo has a zero tolerance policy for underage drinking and supports effective solutions to limit underage access to alcohol. Diageo is a founding member and major supporter of The Century Council, an organization funded by some of the country’s leading distillers committed to developing programs to combat drunk driving and underage drinking.

Diageo launched www.DRINKiQ.com, designed to promote responsible drinking worldwide. DRINKiQ.com is a global resource for all interested parties to share programs and tools to fight alcohol misuse and help individuals make responsible choices about drinking or not drinking.

In 2001 Diageo founded Spirit of the Americas to bring relief efforts to crisis in the US and abroad. Whether it is delivering more than 150,000 pounds of food, medicine and school supplies to Baghdad, delivering 50,000 lbs of food and emergency supplies to Haiti based NGOs after the earthquake or providing funding and volunteer hours in Diageo’s home state of Connecticut; Spirit of the Americas is there. Employees also accompany the relief supplies to the crisis zone and help distribute the aid, making sure we are there every step of the way.

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