The Nestlé Corporate Business Principles are at the foundation of our business practices. Below 10 principles for bottled water high quality.
Nestlé business practices are governed by integrity, honesty, fair dealing and full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Each of these 10 principles is supported by policies to enable implementation, and their application by all employees is monitored and regularly audited. Our principles are presented below in this table.
Nutrition, health and wellness
Our core aim is to enhance the quality of consumers’ lives every day, everywhere by offering tastier and healthier food and beverage choices and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. We express this via our corporate proposition Good Food, Good Life. More details about The leading healthy hydration company and Healthy hydration.
Quality assurance and product safety
Everywhere in the world, the Nestlé name represents a promise to the consumer that the product is safe and of high standard. Discover our quality policy.
We are committed to responsible, reliable consumer communication that empowers consumers to exercise their right to informed choice and promotes healthier diets. We respect consumer privacy.
Human rights and labour practices
We fully support the United Nations Global Compact’s (UNGC) guiding principles on human rights and labour and aim to provide an example of good human rights and labour practices throughout our business activities.
Leadership and personal responsibility
Our success is based on our people. We treat each other with respect and dignity and expect everyone to promote a sense of personal responsibility. We recruit competent and motivated people who respect our values, provide equal opportunities for their development and advancement, protect their privacy and do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.
Safety and health at work
We are committed to preventing accidents, injuries and illness related to work, and to protect employees, contractors and others involved along the value chain. More details about Safety and health at work
Supplier and customer relations
We require our suppliers, agents, subcontractors and their employees to demonstrate honesty, integrity and fairness, and to adhere to our non- negotiable standards. In the same way, we are committed to our own customers.
Agriculture and rural development
We contribute to improvements in agricultural production, the social and economic status of farmers, rural communities and in production systems to make them more environmentally sustainable.
We commit ourselves to environmentally sustainable business practices. At all stages of the product life cycle we strive to use natural resources efficiently, favour the use of sustainably-managed renewable resources, and target zero waste.
We are committed to the sustainable use of water and continuous improvement in water management.
We recognise that the world faces a growing water challenge and that responsible management of the world’s resources by all water users is an absolute necessity. Learn more about how we care for water.