Nestlé has been consistently listed in the FTSE4Good Index since 2011 and was the first breast-milk substitute company to be included. We have maintained a strong standing in the index with an overall 2020 environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating of 4.9 out of 5, significantly higher than the Food Products subsector average.
Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI)
Nestlé was ranked 1st out of 25 global food and beverage manufacturers in the 2021 Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) and the 2018 Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI). The goal of the ATNI is to facilitate improved diets and a reduction in the global problems of both obesity and under-nutrition.
In 2020, Nestlé was rated AA by the MSCI ESG Research for its performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
Climate Disclosure Leadership Index
Nestlé continued to be within the CDP’s leadership band for Climate and Water. We also participated in the Forests category for the first year, receiving a score of B, which places us in the management band.
We were ranked 2nd within the packaged food industry in Ceres’ Feeding Ourselves Thirsty, an analysis comparing the quality of water risk management of 40 major food companies.