Whether I have one drink or ten this weekend for St Patrick’s Day, I always end up wondering which companies I should be supporting. This week’s sustainable stock showdown pits two of my favourite beers against each other. Corona, owned by New York-based Constellation Brands, versus Guinness, owned by the U.K.’s Diageo.
So how does owner Constellation Brands stack up on sustainability? Sadly, not very well. They only got one star for sustainability, largely due a lack of disclosure. Reading their Corporate Social Responsibility report, they seem more focused on philanthropy and employee volunteerism rather than deeper sustainability. Sure, they