By 2016, we aim to assess 40% of the volume of our key 12 commodities volumes against our Responsible Sourcing Guidelines and is compliant, or improvement plans to preserve natural capital are ongoing.
We are working with The Forest Trust to assess our suppliers and their suppliers as part of our Responsible Sourcing Guidelines (RSG).
It is derived from the Nestlé Supplier Code and defines additional category specific requirements we ask our suppliers to implement when doing business with our company.
We have successfully assessed all pulp and paper and nearly all our palm suppliers since the programme was launched in 2012.
Read more in the Rural Development section.