Nestlé Canada releases action snapshot
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Nestlé Canada’s 2021/2022 Creating Shared Value (CSV) snapshot highlights the company’s efforts in making sustainable changes.
“Our commitments are rooted in who we are, and it starts with our incredible people at Nestlé Canada. Their passion, dedication, and desire to deliver great products to our consumers in a sustainable way drives our business forward,” said John Carmichael, president and CEO, Nestlé Canada.
The snapshot includes launching the 2021-2025 Canadian Youth Strategy to generate employment, while focusing on three areas: strong partnerships, redefining its portfolio of youth programs and driving upweighted DE&I focus through youth recruitment. In the last 18 months, 685 people under 30 were hired, and 4,798 youth were supported through readiness-for-work activities and digital events.
An investment of $41.3 million will increase production capabilities at the London, Ont., ice cream factory. The investment aims to create 88 new jobs and will result in the creation of two new production lines.
The CSV also includes reducing its factory waste by 8 per cent and water withdrawal by nearly 13 per cent in 2021 compared to 2020.