Nestle Purina Publishes Shared Value Report, Advances in Pet Nutrition

a8cccd7c-b07f-4d44-8706-20f2b95eb0c1articleimage.jpg

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

To contact our editorial team please email us at editorial@cnsmedia.com

Related Articles

Food Ingredients News

Weekly Digest: Kemin launches solution for shelf-life extension, 2 Sisters appoints new CEO

18 May 2018 --- This week in business, Kemin launched a new plant extract solution found to provide a shelf-life extension in salad dressings and sauces and Lurpak announced its plans to bring of Lurpak Softest to the market, a new soft blend butter that is spreadable straight from the fridge. Meanwhile, 2 Sisters has appointed Ronald Kers as its new Chief Executive Officer, officially joining on June 1 and the Chairman of Arla Foods amba, declared that he has agreed on the sale of his dairy farm in Ösarp, Sweden. Also, the Brewers of Europe welcomes the decision by the European Court of Justice clarifying the Degrees Plato calculation, a scale widely used to determine excise duty rates for beer.

Packaging & Technology News

Tipa innovates compostable solutions to flexible packaging's sustainability problem

17 May 2018 --- Israeli-based company Tipa asked, what if flexible packaging could behave just like organic material? Amid large-scale headlines around plastic, such as Nestle committing to 100 percent renewable packaging by 2025 and major UK players forming the UK Plastics Pact, this question has become even more relevant. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks to Daphna Nissenbaum, Founder of Tipa, who deliver fully compostable flexible packaging for the food industry. 

Food Ingredients News

Convenience factor (Part 1): Authenticity & salt reduction drives prepared meal innovation

15 May 2018 --- The demand for healthy and nutritious food is paving the way for innovation across many food sectors. One particular food sector that is flourishing when it comes to innovative NPD is ready meals and convenience foods. The authenticity of ready meals that are easy to cook, in a world where consumers’ lives are fast-paced, is also driving innovation in this area.

Food Ingredients News

Natural bliss: Nestlé launches cold-brew coffee

11 May 2018 --- Nestlé has launched a new cold-brew coffee that is all-natural with high-quality ingredients that have been crafted into a ready-to-drink coffee beverage, tapping into the growing trend of bringing the coffeehouse experience into the fridge.

Food Ingredients News

Weekly Digest: Unilever celebrates sustainable living brands, Carlsberg launches alcohol-free beer

11 May 2018 --- This week in business, Unilever revealed its fourth consecutive year of growth for its ‘sustainable living’ brands and Nestlé Waters invested CHF 25 million (US$24.9 million) modernization of its bottling site at Henniez, Switzerland. Meanwhile, Solina has announced the completion of the acquisition of Essential Cuisine Limited. Univar has appointed David Jukes as the Company's president and CEO and Chr. Hansen has agreed with Klaus Bjerrum to take up the position as Executive Vice President of Natural Colors Division. Brewing giant Carlsberg launched a new alcohol-free beer brand Birell, as a response to increasing consumer demand in the category and both ADM and Kemin Nutrisurance are expanding in pet health and nutrition.

More Articles