Nestle: CSR & Sustainability News

Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss multinational nutritional, snack food, and health-related consumer goods company headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world measured by revenues.

Water and Human Rights: Canadians Call for a Boycott of Nestlé Products

The Council of Canadians, one Canada's most respected social advocacy organizations, is doing the unthinkable: It's calling for a boycott of Nestlé Water.…

WWF: Companies Still Have a Massive Soy Footprint

WWF released its most recent soy scorecard, and based on this NGO's analysis, companies have a lot of work to do if they…

Nestlé: If the World Ate Like Americans, It Would Have Run Dry 16 Years Ago

Leaked documents reveal that Nestlé had the opportunity to get ahead of the curve and start a global conversation on water consumption. Instead,…

Nespresso Expands U.S. Recycling Program, But Is It Enough?

Nespresso says its recycling program -- which it plans to expand to the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. -- mitigates the environmental…

When Creating Shared Value Causes Value Destruction: The Case of Nespresso

Earlier this year, the city-state of Hamburg, Germany banned the purchase of products that are hard to recycle or create unnecessary pollution, including…

Obesity and Malnutriton: Food Company Efforts Ranked

Global food purveyors provide for our health and well-being. But all too often the products they sell and the marketing that goes along…

Nestlé U.S. Going Cage Free by 2020

Last week Nestlé announced that it will switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs within the U.S. by 2020.

Slavery Found Within Nestle’s Seafood Supply Chain … Now What?

Swiss multinational Nestle has recently come forth admitting evidence of trafficking within the company's own supply chains. It has pledged to improve its…

Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…

Toxic Lead: Nestle’s $100M Pot of Troubles in India

The Maggi brand is big business for Nestle, especially in India, where it is considered the go-to, inexpensive staple for many households. But…

Even in Business, Trust Leads to Growth

Last month, members of the Consumer Goods Forum, representing more than 400 top multinationals in the consumer goods industry, gathered to discuss a…

Nestlé USA Announces Factories Now Landfill-Free

In recognition of Earth Day 2015, Nestlé USA has announced its latest accomplishment: All of its U.S.-based manufacturing centers are now landfill-free. The…

Is the Protest Against Nestlé Bottled Water in California on Point?

The pressure is on in Sacramento, where activists protest that Nestlé is draining local aquifers of as much as 80 million gallons annually.

Nestlé USA to Eliminate Artificial Flavors and Colors

Nestle USA recently announced it is removing artificial flavors and artificial colors from all of its chocolate candy products by the end of…

Hershey Sweetens Up Its Palm Oil Sourcing Policy

Hershey announces its own standards on sustainable palm oil sourcing, with an increased focus on traceability.