Harriet Howey is the global lead for non-financial reporting and ESG at Diageo, a company with an outstanding collection of over 200 spirit and beer brands sold in more than 180 countries. With a career spanning ESG strategy and impact communications in corporates and not-for-profits in Europe and Asia Pacific, Harriet is passionate about using ESG data and insights to engage stakeholders and drive change. She believes the delivery of ESG goals deserves the same rigorous approach as financial performance.
At Diageo, she oversees internal and external measurement and reporting on all sustainability and responsibility activity across the company’s global footprint. Every year, her team delivers one of the fastest published integrated annual reports in the world (35 days from year end to publication), including a comprehensive GRI submission, Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) update, and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board response.