Topics: Sustainability, Renewable energy, Natural environment Pages: 2 (671 words) Published: February 12, 2013
Environmental sustainability of Nestlé
The environmental and sustainability report has become more and more important information to reflect the corporate social responsibility of the company. The companies, in particular the big multinational companies listed in the public, have paid much attention to disclose the relevant information recently (Environmental Leader, 2008). Nestlé is one of the famous food manufacturing company, and this present paper is to study the relevant environmental and sustainability of Nestlé accordingly. Environmental sustainability of Nestlé

Based on the sustainability report of Nestlé, the relevant environmental sustainability performance information of Nestlé has been clearly laid out, including government and systems, life cycle approach, the impact of water, climate change, air emissions, transports and distribution, packaging optimization, waste and recovery and biodiversity (Veritas, 2012). In light of the information provided by Nestlé, the value of Nestlé in relation to the environmental sustainability is to enhance its environmental performance and efficient operations, decrease the negative impacts on the natural resource, and constantly employ the cost saving approaches in terms of raw materials, water, etc. Meanwhile, the goal of Nestlé is to supply the delicious food and beverages, as well as obtain the better environmental performance, with a view to enhance the efficiency of business operation and environmental impact accordingly (Veritas, 2012). In Nestlé’s report of environmental sustainability, it has introduced various actions that Nestlé carried out this year in order to achieve the environmental sustainability goals. The actions taken by Nestlé include investing CHF 143 million in environmental improvements, performing the relevant project to enhance the environmental impact by reducing water use, non-renewable energy consumption, GHG emissions, avoiding waste and enhancing the utilities of the...
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