On March 25th, Nestlé released the”Creation of Shared Value (CSV) and Sustainability Report 2020″. This year’s report shows:Nestlé has fulfilled most of its public promises.
These commitments meet and contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which are committed to promoting healthier lives for adults and children and improving business with Nestlé Activities are directly related to the quality of life of the community, as well as the protection and restoration of the ecological environment. A few promises still have small gaps before they are fulfilled, and Nestlé also elaborated plans to eliminate these gaps in the report.
Nestlé Global Head of Public Affairs Rob Cameron (Rob Cameron) said:“We are very proud of what we have achieved so far, but now we are It’s time to speed up our pace. Nestlé will work hard to build a more resilient future for the ecological environment and communities directly related to our business.”
The report is certified by Bureau Veritas UK Limited (Bureau Veritas UK Limited, a widely recognized testing, inspection and certification organization). The report reflects how Nestlé”fully explores the power of food and improves the quality of life of each individual, now or in the future.” Notable achievements made by Nestlé include:
Since 2016, Nestlé has launched more than 4,900 types of nutritious foods and beverages for pregnant women, novice mothers, and infants, such as the plant-based products launched in 2016. During the same period, it helped 80 million children benefit from nutrition education.
Since 2010, Nestlé’s own operations (Scope 1 and Scope 21) have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 36.7%.
As of December 2020, 90%of the main commodities with forest risk (such as palm oil, pulp and paper, soybeans, meat and sugar) have been assessed as”Zero Deforestation” commodity.
Since 2012, 127,550 children have been protected from child labor issues through income-generating activities, bridging courses, provision of school equipment, school renovation and construction and other support methods Infringe.
As the 2020 commitment comes to an end, Nestlé announced a new commitment to the future. For example, Nestlé is committed to achieving 100%recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025. Nestlé also plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions in its overall operations by 2050.
In December 2020, Nestlé released a detailed”Net Zero Carbon Emissions Roadmap”, which sets out emission reductions within and outside of its own operations at a clear time point the goal. To achieve this goal, Nestlé needs to take active actions throughout the value chain, cooperating with 500,000 farmers and 150,000 suppliers to support them in implementing regenerative agricultural practices. In addition, Nestlé’s factories and offices are gradually switching to renewable energy, and its products are also seeking to use new and innovative packaging solutions.
Since its establishment, Nestlé has always been committed to creating value for shareholders and society. Fulfilling the 2020 promise is another important milestone in this unremitting pursuit, and Nestlé will continue to accelerate the creation of shared value. Later this year, Nestlé will announce new social commitments.
1″Scope 1″ refers to direct emissions:from places we own or control, such as emissions from combustion (coal, natural gas, fuel used by company fleets).”Scope 2″ refers to the introduction of emissions:emissions from the production process of purchased energy such as electricity and cooling and heating grids.
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