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.

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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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…
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Hershey Sweetens Up Its Palm Oil Sourcing Policy

Hershey announces its own standards on sustainable palm oil sourcing, with an increased focus on traceability.
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Campaign Calls for 100 Companies, 100 Percent Renewable Power

Led by The Climate Group, the RE100 campaign aims to have 100 of the world's largest companies powered solely by renewable energy by…
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Nestle’s New Animal Welfare Commitments

Nestle, the global food giant known for its Nestle Crunch Bars, announced its animal welfare program that will eliminate some common but cruel…
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Nestlé Hides Behind ‘Sovereign Nation’ in Desert Bottled Water Controversy

Nestle, which sells the most bottled water in the U.S., is attracting controversy for its bottling of water in a region suffering from…
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Nestlé Reduces U.S. Waste By 44 Percent Since 2010

Nestlé has reduced 44 percent of waste per ton of product since 2010 in the U.S., and five factory locations reached zero-waste-to-landfill status…
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Do Nestlé’s Sensuous Ice Cream Ads Comply with Their Ethics Test?

Nestlé's ice cream ad is on the verge of vulgar - how does advertising like this pass the company's internal ethics guidelines?