Nestlé Creating Shared Value Report

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Nestlé Creating Shared Value Report

We’ve made 40 commitments to meet our long-term goals of being a nutrition, health and wellness leader, reducing our environmental footprint and creating a lasting positive impact on communities. Explore all of our commitments:

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Nestlé Working to Achieve Water Efficiency
Water is vital to our operations, used for washing and processing raw materials, cooling and cleaning equipment, hygiene and our bottled water business. We continue to reduce, reuse and recycle water across our business through water-saving innovations and technologies. Altogether, our U.S. factories are withdrawing 10% less water per ton of product than they did five years ago. ...
Dec 21, 2016 7:45 AM ET
Nestlé's Significant Commitment on Farm Animal Welfare
Beginning in 2012 and strengthened in 2014, Nestlé made a significant commitment on farm animal welfare, working with World Animal Protection, a global animal welfare organization and SGS, an independent auditor based in Switzerland, to assess our suppliers against specific commitments. In 2015 Nestlé continued its efforts toward improving farm animal welfare and pledged to use exclusively...
Dec 20, 2016 10:45 AM ET
Sourcing High-Risk Commodities, Nestlé's Commitment
Palm Oil As part of our commitment to protecting biodiversity and ecosystems, we have continued our efforts in tackling deforestation, particularly in the production of palm oil. Globally, we bought around 420,000 tons of palm oil in 2015—about 1% of global production— from a number of processing companies that source oil from Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries....
Dec 19, 2016 8:45 AM ET
Nestlé in the U.S. Committed to Implementing Responsible Sourcing
Nestlé in the U.S. is committed to establishing and growing successful business relationships with qualified and certified diverse suppliers that reflect the gender, cultural and ethnic diversity of the consumers we serve. Our sourcing environment includes small businesses that are women-, minority- and veteranowned. Our strategy for engaging the best of these suppliers revolves around...
Dec 16, 2016 8:35 AM ET
Water Innovation in the California Dairy Industry
Our agricultural suppliers, particularly those in California, are acutely aware of the importance of sound water management and innovating in the face of water scarcity. When it comes to growing feed for his cows, dairy farmer Mike De Jager was an early adopter of technology that reduces water consumption. Six years ago, De Jager began experimenting with drip irrigation on his alfalfa and corn...
Dec 15, 2016 9:30 AM ET