Nestlé in society

Creating Shared Value

Creating Shared Value is our way of delivering a long-term positive impact for shareholders and for society, through everything that we do as a company.


Our ambitions

Driven by our company purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future, we have defined three overarching ambitions which will guide our work towards achieving our 2020 commitments and supporting the achievement of the UN Sustainabile Development Goals.

For individuals and families

Help 50 million children to lead healthier lives

For communities

Help to improve 30 million livelihoods in communities directly connected to our business activities

For the planet

Strive for zero environmental impact in our operations

Our report

Creating Shared Value and meeting our commitments

The Nestlé in society report, published alongside our 2016 Annual Report, gives insights into the company’s progress in the areas of nutrition, water and environmental and social sustainability.

Our 42 commitments featured in the report guide our collective efforts to meet specific objectives.

Appendices to the full report are available to download separately: GRI Index (pdf, 400 Kb), UNGP Reporting Framework Index of Answers (pdf, 1 Mb)