Contributing to the global goals
We map our efforts to support the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
In 2015, the UN launched 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to address global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, and peace and justice.
We continue to work hard to help achieve these goals.
Nestlé and the Sustainable Development Goals
Each Nestlé material issue contributes to the SDGs
We have mapped our material issues against the SDGs to help us understand where we can have the biggest impact. Here are some examples.
A good life from the startBy promoting good health and well-being, we can help people live longer, happier lives. We believe that through nutrition initiatives and better farming practices, we can help prevent disease and make the world a healthier place.READ MORE
Human rights are inextricably linked to our shared futureBy respecting and advancing human rights in our value chain, we are building a foundation that contributes to a resilient future for our planet and its people.READ MORE
Nestlé needs YOUthWe believe work should offer dignity, respect and fair pay, and as a major global employer, we are proud of providing employment to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. We are especially interested in empowering young people. Through our global youth initiative, we provide young people with skills and education, offering help to young entrepreneurs and making agriculture a more prosperous sector for young people.READ MORE
Minimizing our impactWe recognize how deeply connected food systems are to the planet’s resources. It is imperative to our business and our future that we take the lead and inspire others to help protect, renew and restore the resources we all depend on.READ MORE
Water is essential to life and our businessWater is the planet’s most precious resource and access to it is a fundamental human right. It is also essential to our business, for our bottled water, the crops grown by our suppliers and the processes used to manufacture our products. At Nestlé, our Waters business will help create a positive water impact everywhere it operates by 2025.READ MORE
Partnerships for the goalsNestlé is collaborating for positive impact through partnerships with many different stakeholder groups.READ MORE