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Coffee's Great Hope

Inspiring the next generation of coffee farmers
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Cesar Ernesto Buezo has only recently developed a taste for coffee. He spent his whole life surrounded by the cherry plants on his family's farm, but he hadn't thought to stop and appreciate the flavor until he took part in Nescafé's Youth Initiative. "The biggest breakthrough for me was the simple act of noticing the cup of coffee that I was producing," he says. "Testing it, tasting the different flavors, studying colors and texture… this was all entirely new".

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Meet the Next-Gen Female Farmers

Finding their own economic independence through coffee
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Dorotee Uwimbabazi has spent her whole life on coffee farms, and she is still improving her farming practices. She recently discovered the benefits of planting shade trees in her garden; not only do they protect the coffee trees, but they also provide the perfect compost when they shed their leaves. "I think they have made my garden one of the best in my community," she beams.

The Power of Coffee

Striving for sustainability and equality
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Next time you take a sip of coffee, stop for a second and consider its origins. I have been working in coffee for many years and I discovered my passion for it beyond the aroma and taste by meeting farmers and coffee communities around the world. Millions rely on the beans for their livelihood. For them coffee is a way of life that runs generations deep.

Nescafé to Use the Power of Coffee to Improve More Lives

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January 22, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Nescafé is one of the world's most popular coffee brands. One in seven cups of coffee is Nescafé.

Waste Not

Our collaboration with TerraCycle
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What do a water bottle, a KitKat wrapper and a cat litter box all have in common? They each play key roles in our ongoing push to find innovative ways to secure a future in which none of our packaging ends up in landfill.

Our partnership with TerraCycle – a social enterprise behind some of the world's most important ventures in eliminating waste – is one of the ways in which we are trying to make this happen.

How Nestlé Is Helping Feed the Hungry During the Pandemic

We're keeping factories open, donating food and money, and being there for the world
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Pilar Bustamante felt the devastating effects of the pandemic this spring when she lost both of her parents to COVID-19.

In spite of this tragedy, Bustamante, a medical assistant at Nestlé-Spain, continued to work every day, answering questions from factory workers about how they could continue to produce food in a way that was safe for workers and consumers. Even through her grief, she knew the work was critical, not just for her coworkers, but for people around the world counting on Nestlé to provide the food they rely on.

Climate Change Laggards Put the Planet - and Their Businesses - at Risk

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The issue of climate change presents one of the most difficult decision-making challenges a CEO might face - a case study in balancing uncertainty with costs to bring about changes that will require significant lead times. Businesses like ours that take climate change seriously are investing today because we’re thinking about tomorrow.

Read the Op Ed published in Fortune

Focusing on Regenerative Agriculture and Moving to Renewable Electricity, Nestlé Redoubles Efforts to Combat Climate Change

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VEVEY, Switzerland, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As a signatory of the UN 'Business Ambition for 1.5°C' pledge, Nestlé is one of the first companies to share its detailed, time-bound plan (pdf, 10Mb) and to do so ahead of schedule. The company is taking measures to halve its emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050 – even as the company grows.

Every Cup of Nespresso Coffee Will Be Carbon Neutral by 2022

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September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of work during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry.

Reimagining, Rethinking and Recycling Our Packaging

Reducing plastic pollution requires a multi-pronged strategy
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By Véronique Cremades-Mathis, Global Head of Sustainable Packaging

Our world's greatest challenges rarely are solved by a single or linear solution. The pressing issue of plastic pollution is a case in point.

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