Diageo Ranked 9th on List of the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces
London – November 14, 2012 – Diageo announced today that it has been recognised as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute. Diageo is the only food and drinks company to make it into the top ten, gaining two places from last year’s 11th place ranking, and is also, for the second consecutive year, the highest rated Europe-based company on the list. The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture.
“Diageo is very proud to be once again one of only 25 companies in the world recognised by this prestigious award. Being the only food and drinks company to make it in the top ten is also a sign of our continued sector leadership. This achievement is only possible thanks to the thousands of talented and inspirational employees who are committed to the performance, values and reputation of our company and ensuring Diageo is a great place to work globally,” said Gareth Williams, director of Human Resources, Diageo.
Since launching the first best workplaces lists in partnership with FORTUNE magazine in the United States and Exame in Brazil in 1997, Great Place to Work® now recognizes leading workplaces in some 45 countries. The World’s Best Multinational Workplace list is based on a pool of data from some 1,800 companies that were listed on Great Place to Work® country best companies lists. Every year, Great Place to Work® analyses data from surveys taken by more than 2.5 million employees and workplace culture analytics taken from 5, 671 companies, that represent more than 11 million employees.
“The companies listed on the second-annual World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List are creating workplaces dedicated to fostering trust, pride and camaraderie amongst their employees,” said Susan Lucas-Conwell, Global CEO of Great Place to Work®. Their inclusion on this prestigious list demonstrates their commitment to continually improving the lives of their employees and setting innovative new standards for workplaces of the future.”