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Nestlé Announces the Finalists for the 2016 CSV Prize
Nestlé Announces the Finalists for the 2016 CSV Prize

4 years ago - With the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Nestlé has announced the finalists for the Creating Shared Value [CSV] Prize 2016: Natural Extracts Industries [NEI] from Tanzania and Agro-Hub from Cameroun. After four screening phases, the two finalists were selected from a group of 450 applicants by the Nestlé CSV Council, along with 9 independent experts and 9 Nestlé internal experts.

Nestlé Supports Legislation to Standardize Date Labels to Reduce Food Waste
Nestlé Supports Legislation to Standardize Date Labels to Reduce Food Waste

4 years ago - Nestlé joined lawmakers, food company representatives, food bank officials, environmental advocates and academics today in support of a joint effort in the Senate and House of Representatives to standardize date labels on foods stocked on grocery store shelves. The goal of the proposed legislation is to reduce food waste through streamlining product date labels, which are confusing and lead to 160 billion pounds of food prematurely deposited into landfills across the country. The result has an economic and environmental impact that could be avoided by clearer date labeling practices that consumers can easily interpret.

Can ‘The Paris Effect’ Take Companies, Governments Beyond Flagship Initiatives?
Can ‘The Paris Effect’ Take Companies, Governments Beyond Flagship Initiatives?

5 years ago - This Friday, world leaders will convene to sign the Paris Climate Agreement. The international regulatory environment and national policies to curb emissions are reshaping global markets. Decarbonization could define the 21st century economy. But what do these changes mean for businesses?

Oxfam: Big 10 Food Brands Must Walk Their Talk to Truly Boost Social Sustainability
Oxfam: Big 10 Food Brands Must Walk Their Talk to Truly Boost Social Sustainability

5 years ago - Nine of the “Big 10” global food and beverage companies - Associated British Foods (ABF), Coca-Cola, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever - have improved their ratings by at least 10 percent in three years since Oxfam began keeping score through its Behind the Brands scorecard.

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Publication of the 2015 "Nestlé in Society Creating Shared Value and Meeting Our Commitments" Report
Publication of the 2015 "Nestlé in Society Creating Shared Value and Meeting Our Commitments" Report

5 years ago - The 2015 report by Nestlé continues the practice of transparent reporting on a set of forward-looking commitments that articulate the company’s firm belief that to prosper over the long term and create value for shareholders, it must also create value for society.

On World Water Day, Nestlé Waters Expands its TOGETHER 4 WATER Events with Project WET and Reaffirms its Commitment to Water Stewardship
On World Water Day, Nestlé Waters Expands its TOGETHER 4 WATER Events with Project WET and Reaffirms its Commitment to Water Stewardship

5 years ago - Nestlé Waters celebrates World Water Day every year by uniting its employees and local communities at TOGETHER 4 WATER events. These events educate children from communities near Nestlé Waters' bottling sites about the water cycle, water challenges facing the world and water preservation through fun, hands-on pedagogical activities developed by its NGO partner, Project WET. These activities are run by Nestlé Waters employee volunteers. In 2015, over 1,000 employees and close to 25 000 children from 30 countries participated in these events.

Courtauld Commitment 2025 Will Transform UK Food and Beverage Industry, Save £20B
Courtauld Commitment 2025 Will Transform UK Food and Beverage Industry, Save £20B

5 years ago - The UK’s resource efficiency charity WRAP, on behalf of the UK Government and Devolved Administrations, today unveils a pioneering commitment that brings together organizations from across the food system for the first time to make food and drink production and consumption more sustainable for the future.

Nestlé Waters North America Appoints Nelson Switzer to Lead Sustainability Efforts
Nestlé Waters North America Appoints Nelson Switzer to Lead Sustainability Efforts

5 years ago - The President and CEO of Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), Tim Brown, is pleased to announce the appointment of well-known sustainability innovator Nelson Switzer as Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer. Nelson has over 15 years of experience in environmental and social sustainability in Canada, the United States and Europe with deep expertise in sustainability strategy development, integration and implementation. Having held pivotal roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Centrica plc NA, as well as the Royal Bank of Canada, he is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability. Nelson is also former Executive in Residence at the Ivey School of Business and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Waterloo.

Walmart, Coke, Nestlé, PepsiCo Providing Water for Flint Public School Students
Walmart, Coke, Nestlé, PepsiCo Providing Water for Flint Public School Students

5 years ago - In October, water testing found toxic levels of lead in the water at Flint, Mich. schools. The state of Michigan, community groups, various charities, and even Mark Walhberg and Sean “Diddy” Combs have supported the city of about 100,000 residents with bottled water donations in response.

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Nestlé, Tesco, Unilever CEOs Among 'Champions 12.3,' Determined to Halve Global Food Waste
Nestlé, Tesco, Unilever CEOs Among 'Champions 12.3,' Determined to Halve Global Food Waste

5 years ago - On Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, 30 CEOs, government ministers, global institution executives, and civil society leaders announced the launch of the latest full-scale attack on global food waste: an all-sector collaboration aimed at increasing political and social momentum to achieve Target 12.3 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

New USDA Dietary Guidelines Gather Both Criticism and Praise from Brands
New USDA Dietary Guidelines Gather Both Criticism and Praise from Brands

5 years ago - Every five years, the USDA releases updates to its dietary guidelines, aimed at helping improve American eating habits. The latest Iteration, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), has left some brands hungry for more, and others perfectly satiated.The guidelines stayed pretty much the same, continuing to recommend Americans limit their intake of saturated fats, trans fats, added sugars and sodium, and incorporate a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, fat-free or low-fat dairy, oils and proteins into their diet. The most heated debates surround the language on added sugar intake, red and processed meat consumption, alcohol moderation, and sustainable food sourcing.

Nestlé Leaders Help Drive WEF Health and Sustainability Agendas
Nestlé Leaders Help Drive WEF Health and Sustainability Agendas

5 years ago - Nestlé’s senior leaders will address key global issues including the future of healthcare and responsible water stewardship at this week’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. On Thursday, January 21, Chief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke will participate in a panel on Shaping the Future of Health. This will start at 16:45 CET; you can watch it live on the WEF site. Mr Bulcke will discuss global food security issues during a separate session in Davos.

Nestlé Supports the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Recommendations
Nestlé Supports the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Recommendations

5 years ago - Today Nestlé in the United States announced its support for the just released 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which provides science-based advice on promoting health and reducing the risk of major chronic disease through a healthful eating pattern and regular physical activity. Since 1980 the DGA has served as nutrition guidance for the public, to inform the nutrition programs and policies of government agencies, and to influence product innovation, renovation, and other nutrition-related initiatives of food manufacturers like Nestlé.

COP21: 114 Companies Commit to Set Science-Based Emissions-Reduction Targets, Surpassing Goal
COP21: 114 Companies Commit to Set Science-Based Emissions-Reduction Targets, Surpassing Goal

5 years ago - The Science-Based Targets initiative announced Tuesday that 114 companies have now committed to set emissions-reduction targets in line with what scientists say is necessary to keep global warming below the dangerous threshold of 2 degrees Celsius. The announcement was made at the LPAA Business focus event hosted by Caring for Climate at COP21 in Paris.

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An April Fool’s Attitude: A Critical Look At What Is True
An April Fool’s Attitude: A Critical Look At What Is True

5 years ago - Let me start by saying that I don’t expect you to believe what you are about to read. Why should you take an opinion of an executive of a multi-national at face value? There was a recent quote on Reddit that opened my eyes to an unexpected truth: “April fool’s day is the one day of the year when people critically evaluate news articles before accepting them as true,” (user: kellenbrent). But shouldn’t we aspire to have this attitude every day? Let’s be critical when we are presented with a foregone conclusion. Let’s be curious about what is behind every piece of information we see or hear. Let’s leave preconceived notions at the door and be open to challenging what we believe or what may seem obvious.

Danone, Nestlé Lead on Zero Deforestation Commitments, But Many Firms Lagging
Danone, Nestlé Lead on Zero Deforestation Commitments, But Many Firms Lagging

5 years ago - Danone, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever continue to lead the corporate sector in making and living up to zero-deforestation commitments, but many firms have yet to make public sustainability commitments, according to a new ranking by the Global Canopy Programme.

Nestlé partners with Sheffield Hallam University to drive energy efficiency and cost savings across the food and drink industry
Nestlé partners with Sheffield Hallam University to drive energy efficiency and cost savings across the food and drink industry

5 years ago - Nestlé UK and Ireland in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University’s National Centre for Excellence for Food Engineering are leading a series of Innovate UK projects to help improve resource efficiency and deliver impressive cost savings across the food supply chain that will benefit the whole industry Businesses and researchers from across the industry will work together on innovative projects in strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology. Working with Sheffield Hallam’s Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering and Spirax Sarco, Nestlé UK will play a lead role in developing a pioneering project to improve waste heat recovery processes.

New Clooney Ad, Video Promoting Nespresso and Its Sustainability Program in the US
New Clooney Ad, Video Promoting Nespresso and Its Sustainability Program in the US

5 years ago - After nine years as a spokesman for Nespresso in Europe, actor and activist George Clooney has finally agreed to promote the brand in North America. Television advertisements began airing yesterday, and online videos promoting the company’s social impact and sustainability commitments are part of the deal. Clooney is a member of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board.

Trending: Nestlé, McDonald's, Tetra Pak Advance World Domination of Sustainable Packaging
Trending: Nestlé, McDonald's, Tetra Pak Advance World Domination of Sustainable Packaging

5 years ago - This week, Nestlé announced it is the newest member of the How2Recycle Label Program. Selected Nestlé USA and Purina® brands will use the How2Recycle label to help communicate to the public how to recycle their packaging.The How2Recycle label is a project of GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), developed to provide clear and concise on-package recyclability information and keep recoverable materials out of landfills. The brands join over 40 How2Recycle member companies using the label on packaging.

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Dow Launches New Line of Sustainable Packaging Resins
Dow Launches New Line of Sustainable Packaging Resins

5 years ago - The Dow Chemical Company on Tuesday announced the launch a new family of resins that offers unprecedented performance levels to help customers address some of today’s most challenging packaging performance gaps.Innate Precision Packaging Resins are created from a patented molecular catalyst coupled with advanced process technology, which Dow says will empower customers to unlock new packaging opportunities through “unmatched stiffness-toughness balance, processing ease and improved sustainability profiles.”

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