We live in times of immense challenge, unprecedented change and extraordinary possibility. All over the world, people strive to enjoy healthy and fulfilling lives, sometimes in difficult situations. The use of natural resources puts stress on our environment and on the stability of communities. Yet human creativity, technology and a commitment to improve lives and help create a healthy and sustainable future for all.
We at Nestlé touch billions of lives worldwide; from the farmers we work with to the individuals and families who enjoy our products, the communities where we live and work, and the natural environment upon which we all depend. Their challenges are our challenges. Their success is success in which we all share.
Guided by our values and with nutrition at our core, we work alongside partners to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. This means:
- For Individuals and Families – we offer products and services that enable healthier and happier lives
- For our communities – we help develop thriving and resilient communities and support better livelihoods for those we live and work with
- For the planet – we shape sustainable consumption and steward resources for future generations
We believe that our company will be successful in the long term by creating value for both our shareholders and for society. This approach, called Creating Shared Value (CSV), remains the fundamentals guiding principle for how we do business. It enables us to bring our purpose to life: enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.
Our CSV impact areas are those areas where our business intersects most closely with society, and where we can create the most value and make the most difference. These include Nutrition, Rural Development and Water (Environment).