The name Nestle is world renowned as a nutrition, health and wellness company. Nestle Malaysia employs more than 6,200 people and operates seven factories and one NDC. It has been a public-listed company since 1989 and achieved a turnover of RM4.8bio in 2013
Nestle believes that in order to create value in the long-term for their shareholders, they must also create value for the society. They call this Creating Shared Value (CSV). CSV focusses on three areas: Nutrition, Water & Environment and Rural Development. CSV is the way Nestle does do business; their belief that it is possible to do well as a company, by doing good for the society.
Food and nutrition are the basis of health and of the business – it is the reason Nestle exists.
Why Water & Environment?
Water is one of our most critical resources, the scarcity of which will have a drastic impact on the quality of life, food security as well as on Nestle business operations.
Why Rural Development?
The overall wellbeing of Nestle’s various stakeholders – farmers, rural communities, employees, small entrepreneurs and suppliers – is key to our continued success and the nation’s development.
Nestle Healthy Kids Programme (Community): A nutrition education programme aimed at raising nutrition, health and wellness awareness and promoting physical activity among school age children around the world.
The societal benefit of this project is:
To improve nutrition knowledge and eating habits, as well as encourage greater physical activity among children, resulting in a healthier future.
Business benefits are:
Demonstrates Nestle’s commitment to address the nation’s health issues in line with our commitment towards Nutrition, Health and Wellness and also to enhance our corporate image.
Project RiLeaf (Environment): Riparian Reforestation and Oil Palm Sustainability Initiative
The societal benefits of this project are: