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External recognition

We are not driven by awards and recognition. Nonetheless, we are proud to have our sustainability efforts and achievements acknowledged in 2018 by world-leading ratings and rankings agencies. We are also open to working with their suggestions to support continuous improvement.

FTSE4Good Index


We were the first breast-milk substitute manufacturer to be included in the FTSE4Good Index, and have retained our place for five years.


Access to Nutrition Index™ (ATNI)

Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI)

We were ranked first out of 22 global food and beverage manufacturers in the 2018 Access to Nutrition Index™ (ATNI). The goal of the Access to Nutrition Indexes is to facilitate improved diets and a reduction of the serious global problems of both obesity and under-nutrition.


Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Nestlé continues to be recognized as a frontrunner in the ranking of the Food Products industry of the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The DJSI evaluates the sustainability performance of the largest 2,500 companies listed on the Dow Jones Global Stock Market Index. For example, Nestlé scored 100 for Health and Nutrition Performance criteria and holds leadership scores in the Environmental dimension.


Climate Disclosure Leadership Index

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In 2019, we retained our place in CDP’s annual 'Climate A List' in recognition of our actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.

Nestlé's answers to 2019 CDP Climate Change questionnaire (pdf, 900Kb)


The Global 100

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Nestlé was ranked among Corporate Knights’ 2018 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.



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We were ranked top scorer within the packaged food industry in Ceres’ Feeding Ourselves Thirsty, an analysis comparing the water risk management performance of 42 global companies.

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