In 2017, Nestlé launched more than 1000 new, nutritious products and contributed to over 41,000 job and traineeship opportunities through its Nestlé Needs YOUth initiative. Furthermore, the company has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by over 30% in the last 10 years. The 2017 Nestlé in society – Creating Shared Value report (pdf, 15Mb) details the company’s progress on key commitments.
The report covers the company’s impact on individuals and families, communities and the planet, supporting the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. It highlights some of the ways Nestlé employees worldwide are working to fulfil the company’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.
Guided by values rooted in respect, Nestlé promotes transparency and accountability in its business and its interactions with communities where it operates. The Nestlé in society report is independently verified by Bureau Veritas. Nestlé is proud to be reporting at the highest level within the Global Reporting Initiative Standards reporting guidelines.