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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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…
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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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Companies are Realizing That Water Conservation is Paramount

As water scarcity becomes more prevalent, more companies are seeing the urgency in developing water conservation policies. LifeStraw is doing its part to…
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Waste Heat Recovery: Getting Something Back

Waste heat recovery systems have emerged as an effective way for increasing energy efficiency at factories where refrigeration is crucial.
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Nestlé’s 2012 Sustainability Report: Creating Shared Value for the Long Term

In Nestlé’s 2012 sustainability report, you will find evidence that not only is shared value alive and kicking, but also you see an…
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Alarming New Report Ranks Food & Beverage Companies on Nutrition Efforts

The global Access to Nutrition Index report and rankings was released last week, assessing the nutrition-related commitments, performance and disclosure practices of 25…
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Nestlé Promises More Shared Value on Nutrition, Water & Rural Development

Today Nestlé releases its annual “Creating Shared Value” report, which promises to ramp up work in three main areas: nutrition, water and rural…
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The Top 10 Water Issues of 2012

The top 10 water issues of 2012 include fracking, toilet technology, the global land grab, supply chain challenges and improved sanitation.
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Zara Commits to Go Toxic-Free by 2020

On Saturday, Greenpeace announced that Zara has agreed to eliminate all discharge of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020.…
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Deloitte’s Zero Impact Growth Monitor Shows Which Companies Are the Real Zeronauts

Deloitte’s report ‘Towards Zero Impact Growth’ presents a new platform for zero impact growth, developed by John Elkington, one of the leading thinkers…
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Nestlé + Greenpeace: A Model for Sustainable Sourcing of Palm Oil?

A partnership between Nestlé, The Forest Trust and a leading palm oil supplier may have created a new model for more sustainability