Nestle Purina Publishes Shared Value Report, Advances in Pet Nutrition

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30 Jun 2017 --- Nestlé Purina has released its 2016 Creating Shared Value report for the Americas, demonstrating how the company is making a positive impact for pets, people and the planet.

The report provides an in-depth look at the many ways Nestlé Purina continues to contribute to society across four key impact areas:

Pet Nutrition, Health and Wellness: Improving the lives of pets through healthy foods backed by our leading science and nutritional expertise and produced using the highest standards in quality and safety

Environmental Sustainability: Creating a better world by using natural resources efficiently and responsibly to preserve our environment and create positive impacts to society

Our People: Investing in people through our dedication to associate safety, health and well-being, recruitment of people who share our values and commitment to diversity and inclusion

Pets and the Community: Leveraging our expertise, scale and passion for pets to improve the quality of life for pets and their owners

Highlights from the report include:

  • Advancing the health and wellbeing of pets through new product innovations targeting specific nutritional benefits such as healthy aging and dental care
  • Achieving zero waste to landfill status at seven sites ahead of our 2020 commitment
  • Supporting the restoration of more than 150 acres of watershed in the US through a project with The Nature Conservancy along the Wabash River
  • Achieving 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index in the US
  • Enabling the adoption of 1.7 million pets 
  • Providing long-term support to pet shelters and rescues across the Americas to help increase the number of pets finding loving homes. In 2016, Nestlé Purina donated $32 million worth of product and monetary funding to organizations across the Americas
  • Opening the Purina Family Pet Center St. Louis Children’s Hospital, where patients and their families can reunite with their family pet during the treatment process
  • Reaching 355,000 children and adults with responsible pet ownership communication and programs

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