Company Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainable Practices on Earth Day
Submitted by: Nestle Waters North America
Posted: Apr 22, 2010 – 07:07 PM EST
NEW YORK, Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day millions of Americans are being asked to think about their environmental impact and what they can individually do to protect and improve our planet. On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Nestle in the United States proudly reaffirms its commitment to sustainable business practices.
Nestle in the United States consists of five operating companies: Nestle USA, Nestle Waters North America, Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Nestle Nutrition and Nestle Professional which together operate in 47 states and employ over 44,000 people.
"Many people are surprised to learn that Nestle makes more than chocolate," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "We're actually one of the world's leading health, wellness and nutrition companies and make some of the best-known brands and products people see every day."
Nestle's commitment to sustainable business practices is part of the company's global business philosophy, Creating Shared Value. Core to the business model is working to ensure that the company is environmentally responsible and mindful of water and the other natural resources we all depend on.
"At Nestle, the way we make our products is just as important as the quality of the products themselves," said Paul. "To celebrate this Earth Day, Nestle in the United States will reinforce its commitment to the environment among all our employees and continue to be environmental leaders in our industry and in our communities."
To celebrate this Earth Day, Nestle in the United States is launching a number of specific initiatives including:
In the United States we do a lot for the environment every day. A few examples include:
About Nestle in the United States
Nestle in the United States consists of five main businesses: Nestle USA, Nestle Waters North America, Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Nestle Nutrition and Nestle Professional. Together, these companies operate in more than 120 locations in 47 states and employ over 44,000 people. It is Nestle S.A.'s largest market with combined product sales in the United States totaling more than $28 billion in 2009.
Committed to becoming the very best Nutrition, Health and Wellness company, Nestle in the United States sells some of the world's best-known brands and products seen every day, and that families have come to enjoy and rely on for years. Key brands include LEAN CUISINE®, NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE®, POWERBAR®, NESTLE® PURE LIFE®, POLAND SPRING®, GERBER®, and PURINA ONE®.
To learn more about Nestle, including its commitment to the environment, please visit: CreatingSharedValue.org, NestleNutrition.com, NestleUSA.com, NestleWatersNorthAmerica.com, Purina.com and NestleProfessional.com.
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