Creating Shared Value

Creating Shared Value is a fundamental part of Nestlé's way of doing business that focuses on specific areas of the Company's core business activities – namely water, nutrition, and rural development – where value can best be created both for society and shareholders.
Creating Shared Value Forum

Creating Shared Value Forum

On May 19, 2011, we hosted our third Creating Shared Value Forum in Washington, D.C. in partnership with the Atlantic Council. Panel discussions focused on challenges and opportunities relating to nutrition, water, and rural development in Latin America and Africa.

For more information and the full event programme visit the CSV Forum page.

2012 Prize in Creating Shared Value

The Prize offers advice and financial support of up to CHF 500,000 to an individual, a NGO or a small business to reward an outstanding innovation or project in the area of water, nutrition or rural development.

Nespresso AAA, Colombia

The Nespresso AAA programme in Jardin Antioquia, Colombia, provides advice to farmers on improving the quality of coffee and conserving the environment, thus driving their profitability.

CSV Focus Areas

  • Water Water Nestlé relies on access to clean water.
  • Nutrition Nutrition We focus on good products for consumers.
  • Rural Development Rural development Raw materials are vital to our success as a business.