Evart, Michigan – May 8, 2019 – At the request of Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun monitoring, collecting, and publishing surface water and groundwater data near NWNA’s White Pine Springs site in Osceola Township, Michigan. The USGS is conducting the data collection through a joint funding agreement with NWNA and is being coordinated by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). The White Pine Springs site is one of the spring sources used to produce NWNA’s Ice Mountain® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.
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Nestlé Waters is joining Carbios, L’Oreal, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe (SBFE) to bring enhanced recycling technology designed and developed by CARBIOS to market on an industrial scale.
CARBIOS has developed an innovative process that breaks down PET plastic waste into its original components, which can be used to produce high quality PET plastic, equivalent to virgin PET. This proprietary technology can pave the way for 100% recycled PET content in new products and offers the potential to recycle PET plastics repeatedly.
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2019 - In recognition of its innovative use of recycled plastic, and its product design centered on recycling, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) names Nestlé Waters North America as its 2019 Design for Recycling® (DFR) Award winner. The DFR Award is ISRI’s most prestigious award given annually to the most innovative contribution to products designed with recycling in mind. Nestlé Waters has received the award specifically for the design of its Nestlé® Pure Life® 700ml bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic (r-PET).
To celebrate World Water Day, we will host events with local stakeholders at nearly all our sites around the world.
Collaborating with local communities in watersheds
Knowledge sharing is part of our approach to sustainable, inclusive water management. Hence, the company is holding sharing sessions as well as building closer links to local communities. The open houses also contribute to Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification of the company's sites. The global standard helps major water users to understand more fully the impact of their activities, and to work together with others on the sustainable management of shared water resources.
Nestlé Waters and a young documentary maker partner up to travel to 50 countries around the globe to ask people about what water means to them.
Nestlé Waters Turkey held an Open Door initiative in Uludağ - Bursa factory, as part of the Erikli Goodness Factory project. This factory, the biggest Nestlé Waters production site worldwide produces Erikli, Nestlé Pure Life and Alacam brands. The initiative aims to highlight our commitment to consumers, our high-quality water standards and to promote healthy hydration, especially towards children and families.
Any organisation in the UK that has 250 or more employees must publish and report specific figures about their Gender Pay Gap by law.
On Thursday 14 February 2019 Nestlé announced its 2018 full-year results.
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Nestlé today laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018 commitment to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a particular focus on avoiding plastic-waste.
Nestlé Waters North America has announced that it will achieve 25% recycled plastic use across its US product portfolio by 2021, and set a bold ambition to reach 50% by 2025.Click here to read the news
We became the first company in Thailand to receive Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification for the water stewardship work done at our Ayutthaya factory. This achievement is part of Nestlé Waters’ global commitment to certify all our factories to the international AWS standard by 2025.
We have launched a new train line connecting the Perrier factory at Vergèze (South of France) to the port of Fos-sur-Mer, near Marseille. The initiative is part of the company’s sustainability strategy and the French government’s low carbon policy. The 100-kilometer train line is expected to reduce the Perrier’s greenhouse gas emissions by around 2500 tons of CO2 annually. The daily train of 54 containers will transport about 13,500 containers of Perrier per year.
Sanpellegrino, Nestlé Waters’ Italian subsidiary and leader in its category, will invest €70 million over the next three years with the aim of making Acqua Panna Nestlé’s premium still water brand worldwide. Acqua Panna, together with S.Pellegrino, is the gold standard in international gastronomy.
We are supporting social entrepreneurship, inclusivity and women’s empowerment this week in Paris at the Women’s Forum Global Meeting and a conference organised by the Mayshad Foundation at Unesco.
The Women’s Forum Global Meeting will explore, from a distinctly female perspective, how to bridge the divides between different sectors of society to move towards more inclusive progress for all. The Mayshad Foundation, which focuses on developing youth and women empowerment programmes, will look closely at the role of the private sector in capacity-building in Africa during its conference on 15 November.
One year ago today, Nestlé Waters committed to certifying 20 factories to the international Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2020. Nestlé Waters is marking this milestone on its water stewardship journey by proudly announcing the gold-level certification of its Dashan factory in China. The factory is the latest at Nestlé Waters to achieve AWS certification and will be officially presented with its gold-level award at an AWS seminar in Beijing today.Read the full story
The bottled water industry is on a journey. We’re trying to achieve the unachievable: not only ending plastic waste, but completely disrupting the concept of single use consumption and production. This is a journey because we don’t have the answers yet. This is about trying, testing, learning and trying again.
Obesity is a global health issue that has nearly tripled worldwide since 1975, according to the World Health Organization (February 2018).
Generally affecting people on a diet that is high in sugar and fat and take little exercise, it has become an increasing problem among children. Worryingly, 41 million youngsters under the age of five worldwide were overweight or obese in 2016.
As part of our commitment to certify all of our sites to the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard by 2025, we are pleased to announce that our latest factories to achieve certification are the Allentown facilities in Pennsylvania.
At Nestlé, we have been bottling water at the source, filtering it, and protecting it in transit for more than 100 years. We understand the journey from the source all the way to the bottle, but we also know how easily water and the environment can be taken for granted. That is why we are pleased to announce that Carlo Galli has taken the new role of Head of Sustainability for Nestlé Waters.
The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and bio-based materials development company Origin Materials to accelerate the development of innovative packaging solutions made with 100% sustainable and renewable resources. Today it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.