by Maryam Khalid, Assistant Public Affairs Manager at Nestlé Pakistan
A young boy smiles at the camera in Kabirwala, Pakistan, while his father looks on happily, as they collect clean drinking water. It’s an image that I love, one it motivates me in my work on water as Assistant Public Affairs Manager at Nestlé Pakistan.
We can’t take water for granted
Ammar, that’s the boy’s name, and his father, were benefiting from a facility that we built to provide people with free access to clean drinking water, near our factory in Kabirwala. It’s one of the six facilities that we’ve built across Pakistan in recent years.
August 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters today announced it will deploy the French start-up Aquassay’s real-time data analysis solution, ‘SAAS’, across its industrial output in more than 20 countries.
Aug. 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ Nespresso is partnering with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to produce a stylish bicycle made from recycled aluminum coffee capsules, demonstrating both brands’ commitment to a circular economy.
1000 limited edition RE:CYCLE bikes made from over 300,000 recycled Nespresso Arpeggio capsules will be available from August 12, sold exclusively on Vélosophy’s ecommerce platform velosophy.cc
VEVEY, Switzerland, July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé will break new ground in supply chain transparency through a collaboration with OpenSC – an innovative blockchain platform that allows consumers to track their food right back to the farm.
Through this collaboration, Nestlé becomes the first major food and beverage company to announce that it will pilot open blockchain technology in this way. This is part of Nestlé’s journey towards full transparency.
June 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 600 Nestlé employees and their families are expected to join a clean-up initiative around Lac Léman, Switzerland on 22 June 2019. This initiative is part of Nestlé’s broader vision to achieve a waste-free future.
Poland Spring is on track to be first major bottled water brand in the U.S. to convert its portfolio to recycled plastic.
America’s leading spring water brand announced today that it has started transitioning its packaging to recycled plastic (rPET), and plans to be the first major bottled water brand in the US to reach 100% recycled plastic across its still water portfolio by 2021.
Pilot program supports coffee farmers in region impacted by illicit drug production
May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC), the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and Nespresso today announced a pilot program to help revitalize coffee production in the municipality of El Rosario, in the Nariño Department of Colombia.
May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today made its human rights training for employees available to all. Companies and others will be able to use the training module and adapt it to meet their own needs.
Human rights is one of the most fundamental and important issues in business. Nestlé has embedded respect for human rights in its Corporate Business Principles and in 17 additional policies globally.