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In this section, we primarily discuss our direct investments in communities. Note however that our flagship programme, Water of Life, which aims to address water poverty in our local communities, is reported separately in the Water section. Also the wider economic and social impacts of our business operations – such as our work on alcohol in society, and partnerships with consumers, customers and suppliers – can be found in their various sections.

In this section

Executive summary

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Economic impact

The difference we make to communities through our operations.

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Skills and capacity building

How we help contribute to sustainable development through building the skills of local stakeholders in need.

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Social entrepreneurship

The people who apply business principles to change society for the better - and how we support them.

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Disaster relief

How we use our local presence, infrastructure and funding mechanisms to respond to regional disasters – both as a company and as employees

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Employee-led activities

How Diageo volunteers make a difference

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