Client Archives: Nestlé

Bringing Together Stakeholders to Advance Sustainability

SustainAbility has worked with Nestlé on its stakeholder engagement since 2006 and have managed and facilitated its stakeholder convenings since 2012. “At Nestlé, we unequivocally believe that access to water is a basic human right.” – Paul Bulcke, Chairman of Nestlé Board of Directors, Nestlé CSV Forum, Brasilia Tweet This Every two years Nestlé hosts

The Maturing of Materiality Really Matters

After 15 years, it might finally be time that materiality fulfils its true potential in driving change towards sustainability. Here’s how. Back in 2003, Simon Zadek, and colleagues were smart enough to recognise that normative standards could accelerate progress on sustainability. That thinking led to the emergence of the AA1000 Assurance Standard with three principles

6 Principles to Catalyze a New Generation of Collaboration for Sustainability

With the arrival of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the COP21 agreement (or ‘Paris Agreement’) on climate change at the end of 2015, there has been a rush of new and renewed calls for cross-sector collaboration to implement them. The last of the 17 SDGs – “Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development”

How Nestlé Measure What Matters

For a global leader like Nestlé, with operations in 197 countries, over 300,000 direct employees and a heritage stretching back nearly 150 years, understanding what matters most to its stakeholders is vital. SustainAbility has worked with Nestlé since the publication of their first Creating Shared Value report in 2007. Last year, Nestlé asked us to

Facilitating Stakeholder Dialogue at Nestlé

Nestlé is a global leader in nutrition, health and wellness and is committed to creating shared value not just for its business but for society. Key to achieving this is building and maintaining effective dialogue with stakeholders. One of the ways Nestlé accomplishes this is through a series of global stakeholder convenings. The purpose of