Nestlé in the United States today released its 2011 Creating Shared Value report detailing new accomplishments in the areas of nutrition, sustainable business practices, and economic and community development.
“Among the ways Nestlé creates shared value are by offering high-quality products, working to improve our environmental efficiency, providing stable jobs that contribute to our economic vitality, and remaining actively involved in our communities,” said Heidi Paul, vice president, Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Waters North America.
Creating Shared Value is Nestlé's fundamental business strategy based on the belief that for a business to prosper in the long-term, it must create value for society as well as for shareholders. In the United States, Nestlé’s largest market, the company creates value by providing quality products supported by an expertise in nutrition, health and wellness.
Nestlé in the United States consists of five main businesses: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestlé Nutrition and Nestlé Professional. In 2011, its sales totaled $24 billion and the company now boasts seven billion-dollar brands in the United States. This year, Coffee-mate® joins Stouffer’s®, Lean Cuisine®, DiGiorno®, Nestlé® PureLife®, Gerber® and Friskies® as billion dollar brands.
Below are some highlights of the latest Nestlé in the United States’ annual Creating Shared Value report. To view the full report, please click here.
Good Food, Good Life: A Focus on Nutrition
Creating Shared Value for Sustainable Business Practices
Creating Shared Value in its Communities
About Nestlé in the United States
Nestlé in the United States consists of five main businesses: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestlé Nutrition and Nestlé Professional. Together, these companies operate in more than 120 locations in 47 states and employ over 51,000 people. The United States is Nestlé S.A.’s largest market with combined product sales in the United States totaling more than $24 billion in 2011.
Committed to becoming the very best Nutrition, Health and Wellness company, Nestlé in the United States provides nutritious, healthy food for every member of the family at every stage of life: infants and toddlers, families, athletes, mature adults/grandparents, and pets. Key brands include LEAN CUISINE®, STOUFFER’S®, DIGIORNO®, FRISKIES®, COFFEE-MATE®, NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE®, POWERBAR®, NESTLÉ® PURE LIFE®, POLAND SPRING®, GERBER®, and PURINA ONE®.
To learn more about Nestlé, including its commitment to the environment, please visit: CreatingSharedValue.org, NestléNutrition.com, NestléUSA.com, NestléWatersNorthAmerica.com, Purina.com and NestléProfessional.com.
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