At Nestlé Waters we care deeply for the people and communities where we operate, and we have an essential role to play in supporting our communities around the world facing the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a part of Nestlé, we are also mobilizing relief in several ways around the world, including donations of products and support for medical institutions in our markets around the world.
Find out more about how Nestlé is supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic:
To celebrate World Water Day, Nestlé Waters reveals it has surpassed its 2020 target of achieving Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International certification for its facilities.
The original goal was to have 20 factories certified to the international standard, given to organizations in recognition for the way they look after water, by 2020. At the end of 2019, Nestlé Waters certified 27 sites to the global standard. By the end of 2020 40 facilities will have achieved certification, including sites in the US, Lebanon, Mexico, Italy and Thailand.
Since 2017, the UK government made it mandatory that any organisation that has 250 or more employees must publish and report specific figures about their gender pay gap.
Definition: the gender pay gap is the difference between the average earnings of men and women, expressed relative to men’s earnings. For example, ‘women earn 15% less than men per hour’ (source: gov.uk).
Click here to download the 2019 report, comprising Nestlé Waters in the UK.
Encouraging people to be more conscious of how they use the planet’s most precious resource is crucial. In Mexico, we supported the #AguaDeMiCorazon campaign with the Mexican Water Advisory Council to demonstrate that small actions can help save #water
ReadyRefresh® by Nestlé® , the company’s direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service in the United States, has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral® company certification for 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol.
Gaining the certification builds on Nestlé’s previous efforts to reduce environmental impact and greenhouse gas emissions through multiple initiatives, including using both electric and propane powered vehicles, optimizing delivery routes, using rail transportation and purchasing renewable energy for distribution centers.
HENNIEZ mineral water is taking a big step towards improved sustainability. As of today, all of our Swiss brand mineral water will be packaged in 75% recycled plastic (rPET).
Today, at the ChangeNOW summit, Perrier launches The Next Packaging Movement, a sustainable innovation program to enable leading innovators, experts and changemakers to collaborate around packaging solutions.
With this ambitious project, Perrier aims to broaden thinking and deliver actions on the topic of sustainability. Perrier presented the three program winners who will bring their innovative solutions to market by 2025.
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Nestlé will invest up to CHF 2 billion to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions.
The company will reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third by 2025, whilst working with others to advance the circular economy and endeavor to clean up plastic waste from oceans, lakes and rivers. This builds on a previous commitment to make 100% of our packaging recyclable or reusable in the same period.
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Learn more about how OL Foundation, one of the NGOs we partnered with to better protect the oceans
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Buxton Natural Mineral Water has launched 75cl and 1 litre bottles made from 100% recycled PET plastic. The new bottles are manufactured entirely from used plastic significantly reducing the amount of virgin plastic in circulation.
The UK launch of rPET bottles is the latest in Nestlé Waters’ efforts to increase the use of recycled plastic to 35% worldwide by 2025. The rest of the Buxton range, currently made with a minimum of 20% recycled plastic, will follow by end 2021.
Since late October 2019, VITTEL® natural mineral water has been transported by the first hybrid bi-mode locomotive in Europe. The new EURODUAL train transports VITTEL® natural mineral water between the plant located in the Vosges and the Arles logistics platform near Marseille, more than 600 km away.
Learn more about the Beat Plastic Pollution campaign
The Nestlé Waters Sta. María factory has become the very first plant in Mexico to receive the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certificate.
The international standard was given to the company in recognition for the way it looks after water. It achieved a ‘Gold' AWS standard which means the company has met strict criteria for the way it manages water, both in its own operations and for the benefit of local people that live near the plant.
Nov 12 – Nestlé Waters is today launching the first 100% recycled plastic 75CL bottle in France. It is the latest in the company’s efforts to build a circular economy for plastics and increase the use of recycled plastic in our bottles to 35% worldwide by 2025.
As part of Nestlé’s ‘Healthier Kids initiative’, Nestlé Middle East created the Tummyfish programme to inspire behaviour change in a fun, creative way.
The app is designed to teach children why regularly drinking water makes for good hydration. The digital fish that appears to swim in a child’s belly, is happier and more active when it is given water to drink, but sad and slow when fed sugar-sweetened drinks instead.
Mineral water brand Levissima and the Municipality of Milan are supporting sustainability and sports by opening a new fitness area at Parco Sempione in the city, built from recycled plastics.
The rebuit ‘Percoso Vita’ features 15 stations with training equipment. Stations have recycled plastic signs explaining people can work out, and scannable QR Codes allow them to access workout videos performed by marathon runner Daniel Vecchioni.
To celebrate the 120-year anniversary of S.Pellegrino, work has begun on the new production plant of one of the best-known and iconic Italian brands in the world. The new S.Pellegrino bottling facility at San Pellegrino Terme in Italy is an innovative and technologically advanced structure.
Nestlé today announced its ambition to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. It embraces the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Ahead of the U.N. Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit this month, Nestlé will sign the ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C’ pledge.