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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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.…

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…

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

Is APP Closer to Throwing in the Towel After Losing 9 More Customers?

Nine more companies joins the likes of Nestle, Kraft, Unilever, Adidas, Mattel and many more who have already dropped APP following the ongoing…

Get Ready for Forest Footprint Disclosure

If you were wondering what would be the next stop in the journey of businesses to identify their impacts and dependencies on ecosystem…

Bottled Water Marketing Campaigns Target Minorities

Several studies show that minority parents are more likely to give their children bottled water. A study by the department of pediatrics at…
Drought in rural Australia courtesy WikiCommons

Water Shortages Now Affect Companies’ Bottom Lines

Water crises from Texas to Australia have hit commodity supplies. Changes in the world’s weather patterns now affect corporate profits across various industries.

Nestle’s Anti-Organic Stance is Disappointing, but Expected

Nestle has a very pro-GMO policy and has invested in GM-coffee research, so its vocal anti-organic stance is to be expected. In 2008,…

The Surprising New Force Cleaning Up the Plastic Industry

The following is part of a series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and corporate social responsibility…
Thirsty? Your PET bottles end up here (maybe). Courtesy Wiki Commons.

Want Increased Recycling? Bottling Companies Pass the Buck to Government

As You Sow’s work reveals that Coca-Cola and Nestlé Waters North America have started to push for extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws for…

Kit Kat Factory Achieves Zero Waste Milestone

In the United Kingdom town of York, the Nestle plant that churns out over a billion Kit Kats and 183 million guilt-inducing Aero…

Mattel CSR: Is it Over for Barbie?

Last year it was decided by popular vote that Barbie made a better journalist than an environmental activist. Probably just as well because…

Nestlé Gets On the Reporting Bandwagon: How Did They Do?

The road to sustainable business now passes through a glass tunnel called “Transparency.” Consumers exercise their singular, unequivocal influence: their ability to choose…

Interview with Nestlé Waters’ New Sustainability Director: Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview in three parts with Michael Washburn, newly appointed Director of Sustainability for Nestlé Waters North America.…
Cascade Locks, OR

Water Wars: Oregon Vs. Nestle

One of Nestlé’s brands, Arrowhead, has made a huge move in Oregon. The company wants to tap at least 100 million gallons of…