Nestlé Purina Publishes Creating Shared Value Report for Americas Business

Advancing Pet Nutrition, Making a Big Impact on Pets, People and the Planet

To Press Releases listSt. Louis, MO,Jun 29, 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 U.S. 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 U.S.
  • Enabling the adoption of 1.7 million pets through Petfinder.com
  • 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 read the full report, visit: www.purina.com/CSV.

About Nestlé Purina PetCare

Nestlé Purina PetCare promotes responsible pet care, community involvement and the positive bond between people and their pets. A premiere global manufacturer of pet products, Nestlé Purina PetCare is part of Swiss-based Nestlé S.A., a global leader in nutrition, health and wellness.