Caring for Water. Many of Nestlé’s competitors, such as Aquafina and Dasani, don’t use spring water, but filter and treat tap water, Gleick said. With a complex mix of dry and wet goods, including water, coffee, confectionery and mix of perishable goods, Nestle is constantly exploring their options on continuous improvement of operation, especially on supply chain which they believe in shared value along their operations. Through our flagship Caring for Water initiative, we are addressing the issue in four areas: Agricultural supply chains. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, a former chairman and CEO of Nestlé, said that water is not a human right. Factories. It’s strictly concern about making sure we have what we need,” said Linton. I’ve never been anti-Nestle. We still as a municipality need to ensure our long-term water supply. Our work to protect and preserve water contributes to SDGs 3, 6, 9, 12, 14 and 17. Nestlé is committed to improving its water footprint. In Mecosta County, Nestlé sucks up spring water directly from the source, which water conservationists say does more damage to the flow of streams, rivers, … Nestle runs a complex based Supply Chain). Communities. Population growth, consumption habits and the impacts of climate change are combining to present a serious threat to the security of one of the world’s most precious resources – water. With headquarters in Switzerland, Nestlé has offices, factories and research and development centres worldwide. By 2030, the global demand for water will exceed supply by 40% (UN Environment). Nestlé is the world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company. According to a years-old meme, the CEO of Nestlé SA, a … 1.1 NESTLE SUPPLY CHAIN. High demand for water overall has already created a drain on underground aquifers and other natural fresh water sources worldwide. Watersheds. Through our constant efforts, over the last 15 years, we have achieved a 53% reduction in water consumption per tonne of production. We use advanced technology to improve our capacity to produce more from fewer resources, as well as reduce waste generation.