Diageo donated more than €1 million in 2012

Diageo Ireland has announced that it donated over €1 million to charities, community groups and social entrepreneurs in Ireland in 2012.

3rd January, 2013

Diageo Ireland has announced that it donated over €1 million to charities, community groups and social entrepreneurs in Ireland in 2012.

The €1 million includes both financial supports made available by the company and significant fundraising by its employees.

According to the company's statement, the Arthur Guinness Fund, which was established in 2009 to support social entrepreneurs, donated €700,000 to social entrepreneurs. Other funding programmes made smaller donations to charitable causes.

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