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Nestlé is a multinational food and drink processing company with a product portfolio including baby foods, bottled water, cereals, chocolate and confectionary, coffee and dairy products, among others. It is one of the biggest food processors in the world, offering more than 2,000 brands ranging from globally recognisable to local quantities and with a sales presence in 187 countries. Nespresso is Nestlé's major subsidiary in the coffee segment, while its cereal segment is led by Cereal Partners Worldwide, a joint venture with General Mills.

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Measurement area Score Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 7.5 /10 #15


#1 20.0 /30 #5


#1 18.8 /30 #1

Social inclusion

#1 22.2 /30 #2
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #2

Segment ranking summary

Nestlé is active in the food and beverage manufacturers/processors segment and ranks second out of 233 companies in this segment. It performs particularly well in the nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas, ranking first and second in its segment respectively, but can further improve in the governance and strategy measurement area, where it is outperformed by several of its peers.

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Core social indicators

The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

More about the company

Vevey, Switzerland
Food and agriculture revenue USD
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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