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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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?
Palm oil-related deforestation in Indonesia.

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Committed to Sustainable Palm Oil

As consumers become more aware of palm oil-related deforestation, a select few companies are leading the charge and making bold commitments to sustainable…
Forest clearing for palm oil, like this in Sabah, Malaysia, destroys habitat for endangered species and contributes to climate change.

Is Palm Oil-Driven Deforestation the Secret Ingredient in Your Favorite Products?

As I delved into the commitments these companies have made to address palm-related deforestation and peatland destruction, I was disheartened to see how…
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Cambridge, Leading Global Brands Launch Natural Capital Toolkit

The web-based E.Valu.A.Te natural capital toolkit aims to plug a gaping flaw in conventional economic thinking by internalizing environmental externalities. Eigtheen months in…
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Leveraging Organizational Performance through ‘Shared Value’ Propositions

Several multi-national organizations are looking beyond their short-term profits for shareholders. They are also looking after their other marketplace stakeholders.
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Nestlé: Helping Us Pass On the Salt

Nestlé said this month that its planned salt content reductions support a World Health Organization salt target of no more than 5g of…
George Clooney helps Nespresso solve pod problem

How George Clooney Could Help Nespresso Solve Its Coffee Pod Problem

George Clooney has just joined Nespresso's Sustainability Advisory Board to focus on sustainable coffee farming in South Sudan.
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Does Nestlé’s Bottled Water Pass the ‘Creating Shared Value’ Test?

Is Nestle's selling bottled water what Michael Porter and Mark Kramer had in mind when they conceived of creating shared value?
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Little Coffee Pods Pose Giant Waste and Recycling Problems

As the consumption of coffee pods surges in the U.S., so do the questions about their disposal and recycling.
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Can a Bottled Water Company Create “Shared Value”?

When a company labels its Annual CSR Report as Creating Shared Value, you have to stop and wonder if they're responding to the…
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Creating Magic Through Shared Value

The 3rd Annual Shared Value Summit gathered top executives from around the world to discuss the future for business. Learn how companies are…
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Nestlé Waters Twitter Chat on Creating Shared Value, June 18th

We have teamed up with CSRWire again to present what may be our most interesting Twitter chat to date - a quest for…
Nestlé CRUNCH bars will be made entirely from ethically certified cocoa beans by year's end.

Nestlé CRUNCH Bars to be Made from Certified Cocoa

Nestlé CRUNCH bars, the company's 75-year-old flagship brand, will be made entirely from ethically certified cocoa beans by the end of 2013.
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