Environmental Performance Indicators

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Indicator Units 2006 2010 2015 2016 % Change 2015-2016 % Change 2010-2016 % Change 2006-2016 GRI reference
Total production volume 106 tonnes 38.2 43.7 54.6 55.8 2.2% 27.7% 45.9% *
  • Indicator Units 2006 2010 2015 2016 % Change 2015-2016 % Change 2010-2016 % Change 2006-2016 GRI reference
    Total size of manufacturing sites located in protected areas Hectares N/A N/A 18.8 18.8       G4‑EN11
  • Indicator Units 2006 2010 2015 2016 % Change 2015-2016 % Change 2010-2016 % Change 2006-2016 GRI reference
    Direct GHG emissions (scope 1) 106 tonnes CO2 eq. 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.6 -3.6% -5.2% -10.8% G4‑EN15
    Direct GHG emissions (scope 1) kg CO2 eq.
    per tonne product
    106 87 69 65 -5.7% -25.7% -38.9% G4‑EN18
    Indirect GHG emissions (scope 2) 106 tonnes CO2 eq. N/A 3.3 3.7 3.5 -6.8% 6.2%   G4‑EN16
    Indirect GHG emissions (scope 2) kg CO2 eq.
    per tonne product
    N/A 75 68 62 -8.8% -16.8%   G4‑EN18
    Total GHG emissions (scope 1 & 2) 106 tonnes CO2 eq. N/A 7.1 7.5 7.1 -5.2% 0.1%   G4‑EN15
    G4‑EN16
    Total GHG emissions (scope 1 & 2) kg CO2 eq.
    per tonne product
    N/A 162 137 127 -7.2% -21.6%   G4‑EN18
    Emissions of ozone-depleting substances tonnes R-11 eq. 8.9 3.4 1.9 0.7 -65.4% -80.8% -92.6% G4‑EN20
    Emissions of ozone-depleting substances g R-11 eq.
    per tonne product
    0.233 0.079 0.035 0.012 -66.2% -84.9% -94.9% *
    Emissions of air acidifying substances 103 tonnes SOx eq. 19.0 17.3 15.9 15.9 -0.2% -8.1% -16.7% *
    NOx 103 tonnes SOx eq. N/A N/A 6.1 5.9 -2.9%     G4‑EN21
    SOx 103 tonnes N/A N/A 9.8 9.9 1.5%     G4‑EN21
    Emissions of air acidifying substances kg SOx eq.
    per tonne product
    0.50 0.39 0.29 0.28 -2.3% -28.0% -42.9% *
    Total water discharge 106 m3 118 95 81 78 -3.0% -17.4% -33.9% G4‑EN22
    Total water discharge m3 per tonne product 3.09 2.16 1.47 1.40 -5.1% -35.3% -54.7% *
    Total COD load 103 tonnes N/A 7.4 5.7 5.6 -1.5% -24.0%   G4‑EN22
    Average quality of water discharge mg COD / l N/A 78.4 70.9 72.0 1.6% -8.1%   G4‑EN22
    Total COD removal % of COD removed N/A 96.7 97.1 97.2 0.0% 0.5%   G4‑EN22
    By-products 106 tonnes 1.20 1.34 1.60 1.66 3.6% 23.3% 37.9% G4‑EN23
    By-products kg per tonne product 31.4 30.7 29.3 29.7 1.4% -3.4% -5.5% *
    Waste for disposal 103 tonnes 447 379 165 105 -36.3% -72.3% -76.5% G4‑EN23
    Hazardous waste 103 tonnes N/A 6.6 2.3 0.6 -71.2% -90.2%   G4‑EN23
    Waste for disposal kg per tonne product 10.5 8.7 3.0 1.9 -37.6% -78.3% -82.1% *
    Zero waste factories Number of factories N/A N/A 105 182 73.3%     *
    Zero waste factories % of total number of factories N/A N/A 22 39 74.8%     *
    Total number of significant spills number N/A N/A 0 0       G4‑EN24
    Total volume of significant spills m3 N/A N/A 0 0       G4‑EN24
  • Indicator Units 2006 2010 2015 2016 % Change 2015-2016 % Change 2010-2016 % Change 2006-2016 GRI reference
    Total cost of environmental fines kCHF N/A N/A 80 113 40.5%     G4‑EN29
  • Indicator Units 2006 2010 2015 2016 % Change 2015-2016 % Change 2010-2016 % Change 2006-2016 GRI reference
    Sites ISO 14001 certified (a) Total number of sites N/A N/A 626 651 4.0%     *


2010 to 2015 figures updated based on latest available data.

Environmental Performance Indicators cover all Nestlé factories excepted non consumer Nestlé Waters Business factories.

Non consumer Nestlé Waters Business factories resulted in an additional 5.8 million tonnes of production volume and 7.0 million m3 of water withdrawal.

(a) Factories, R&D locations, distribution centres and head offices.
* Nestlé specific indicators that are not required by GRI.