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Nestle Ghana Reduces Water Consumption Through Recyling
Nestle Ghana Reduces Water Consumption Through Recyling

3 years ago - A water recycling and treatment plant built by Nestle Ghana Limited at the cost of GH¢14.1 million has been inaugurated at Tema. The facility allows the company to re-use 30 per cent of the waste water which has been treated for non-core activities, thereby reducing the total factory water consumption by 10 per cent. A Minister of State at the Presidency, Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, inaugurated the plant on behalf of the President, John Dramani Mahama, as part of activities to mark this year’s World Environment Day (WED).

Keurig, PepsiCo Discuss How Owning Up to Failure Can Lead to Long-Term Success
Keurig, PepsiCo Discuss How Owning Up to Failure Can Lead to Long-Term Success

3 years ago - “Failure is temporary but change is real,” said Sophia Mendelsohn, head of Sustainability at JetBlue Airways, during the Wednesday evening plenary at SB'16 San Diego. While many Silicon Valley tech firms wear failure as badges of honor, many brands shy away from admitting their defeats. But this is beginning to change, as companies learn that confessing and even celebrating failure is is key to building sustainability strategies and purpose-driven innovation. “We need to communicate more about our failures,” said Monique Oxender, Chief Sustainability Officer at Keurig Green Mountain. However, this is easier said than done.

Communicating purpose through brand among top drivers of corporate leadership: new poll of experts
Communicating purpose through brand among top drivers of corporate leadership: new poll of experts

3 years ago - Integrating purpose through a common brand promise and aligning sustainability strategy with internal culture and values are key drivers of corporate leadership according to the findings of the just-released 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Sustainable Brands.  The Sustainability Leaders Survey tracks expert opinions on the evolution of the sustainability agenda for two decades, along with views on the leaders and institutions most responsible for driving it forward. This is the first edition of the survey since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change in late 2015.

Sustainability Leaders Agree: Integrating Purpose, Brand a Top Driver of Corporate Leadership
Sustainability Leaders Agree: Integrating Purpose, Brand a Top Driver of Corporate Leadership

3 years ago - Integrating purpose through a common brand promise and aligning sustainability strategy with internal culture and values are key drivers of corporate leadership, according to the findings of the just-released 2016 Sustainability Leaders Survey, by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Sustainable Brands, released today at SB’16 San Diego.

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Nestlé in the U.S. Continues 'Creating Shared Value' by Improving Product Nutrition, Supplier Standards
Nestlé in the U.S. Continues 'Creating Shared Value' by Improving Product Nutrition, Supplier Standards

3 years ago - Nestlé in the United States (which includes Nestle USA’s people food divisions, as well as Nestle’s other Stateside operations, including Nespresso, Purina and Nestlé Professional) today releases its 2015 Creating Shared Value Report, highlighting its achievements for the year in nutrition, health and wellness; environmental sustainability; water management; rural development and responsible sourcing; and social impact, as well as new objectives and commitments for the U.S. market.

First-Ever Global Standard Allows Countries, Companies to Measure Food Loss and Waste
First-Ever Global Standard Allows Countries, Companies to Measure Food Loss and Waste

3 years ago - A partnership of leading international public and private organizations launched the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit today in Copenhagen. The FLW Standard is the first-ever set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies, countries and others to consistently and credibly measure, report on and manage food loss and waste. The standard comes as a growing number of governments, companies and other entities are making commitments to reduce food loss and waste.

Unilever Ranks Highest in Gartner's 2016 Supply Chain Top 25
Unilever Ranks Highest in Gartner's 2016 Supply Chain Top 25

3 years ago - The research firm Gartner Inc. has released the findings from its annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices. Analysts announced the results May 18 at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For the first time, Unilever topped the ranking, followed by McDonald's, Amazon, Intel, and a newcomer to the top five, the Swedish fashion retailer H&M. Five new companies made the Supply Chain Top 25 this year, with Schneider Electric, BASF, and BMW joining the list for the first time, and HP and GlaxoSmithKline rejoining after several years. (See below for the full list.)

Hershey, Lindt, Mars, Nestlé Join New Program to Help Cocoa Farmers Adapt to Climate Change
Hershey, Lindt, Mars, Nestlé Join New Program to Help Cocoa Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

3 years ago - Cacao beans grow best in the places where chocolate would melt in your hands, but over the next several decades, many of those environments may grow warmer, drier, and less suitable for its cultivation. While cacao can be grown in warmer places than coffee, cacao thrives in humid environments. As temperatures rise, so will evaporation, and projections suggest that there will not be enough increased rainfall to offset the moisture loss.

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

3 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.

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

3 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?

3 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

3 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.

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

3 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

3 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.

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

3 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

3 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

3 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.

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

3 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

3 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.

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

3 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.

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