Tag Archives: Nestle UK & Ireland

My viewpoint: Inder Poonaji on the future of corporate sustainability

Nestlé has reached the heady heights of the top-ranking food company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. So, where does it go from here, asks Inder Poonaji                   S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world’s largest providers of financial market indices, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist…
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Record entries to the Health & Vitality Honours 2014

RECORD LEVELS of entries have been announced for this year’s Health & Vitality Honours, highlighting the huge strides being made in the foodservice sector amid changing attitudes towards health, nutrition and wellbeing across the industry.                   The Health & Vitality Honours is the UK’s only scheme recognising…
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Record numbers tune into FootprintChannel.TV to hear new waste figures

LEADING SENIOR professionals from foodservice and hospitality businesses across the UK, including Hilton International, McDonald's, Carillion, Coca-Cola, the House of Lords and The Greater London Authority tuned into the latest FootprintChannel.TV live broadcast to hear new figures on food waste in the UK.                     In an exclusive…
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Nestlé pledges to achieve zero waste in Europe by 2020

OVER HALF of UK & Ireland sites send no waste to landfill and Nestlé has announced it will achieve zero waste in all of its 150 European factories by 2020. This means that no factory waste will go to landfill or be incinerated without energy being recovered from the process.              …
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Nestlé to create 75 butterfly meadows

NESTLE UK & IRELAND is launching an initiative to help halt the decline of Britain’s butterfly population.   As part of a new national programme, Nestlé will co-ordinate the planting of 75 acres if butterfly meadow – the equivalent of nearly 250 football pitches - with the aim of attracting more than 10 varieties of…
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Nestlé coffee award

NESTLE’S WORK to help cocoa and coffee farmers adapt to environmental challenges has been recognised as an example of best practice by the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).   The company is helping farmers preserve crops vulnerable to the effects of climate change by training them to alter their production methods while…
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Nestlé’s palm oil turnaround

NESTLE HAS come a long way since that viral in 2010 – the one with the bored office worker who bites off a finger of a Kit Kat that turns out to be a bloody orang-utan finger. Campaigners at Greenpeace had found that the company was sourcing from Sinar Mas, an Indonesian supplier that it…
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