Nestlé is pleased to join AMERIPEN. Packaging plays a key role in our global efforts regarding environmental sustainability.
WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) November 10, 2015
AMERIPEN, The American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, has recently added Nestlé as a member.
According to Jeff Wooster, President of AMERIPEN, “Nestle is a recognized global leader in promoting sustainability in packaging. They share our desire to base decisions on sound science coupled with a philosophy of being material neutral. We are delighted to welcome them to AMERIPEN.”
David Strauss, Head of Packaging for Nestlé Food & Beverage North America, stated, “Nestlé is pleased to join AMERIPEN. Packaging plays a key role in our global efforts regarding environmental sustainability. As in other key associations around the globe, we will work with our partners in AMERIPEN to arrive at fact based improvement of the environmental performance of packaging along the life cycle.”
AMERIPEN advocates for packaging policy advancement in North America and focuses on measures that are environmentally and economically sound, as well as socially responsible. The organization, with a science-based, material-neutral approach, encourages informed decision-making on packaging and the environment by policy makers and thought leaders. AMERIPEN welcomes companies that support the philosophy of a collaborative trade and industry organization, active and cooperative issue resolution, and material and packaging system neutrality. More information is available at http://www.AMERIPEN.org.
About Nestlé in the United States
Nestlé in the United States is committed to being a trusted leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Our diverse portfolio of food and beverage products provide nutritious options for every member of the family, including infants, toddlers, teens and adults, mature adults, and dogs and cats. Nestlé in the U.S. consists of eight main businesses: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé Professional, Nespresso, Nestlé Skin Health and Nestlé Health Science. Together, these companies operate in more than 120 locations in 47 states and employ over 51,000 people. The United States is Nestlé S.A.’s largest market with combined product sales in the United States totaling more than $26 billion in 2014.
At Nestlé, we believe that for our business to prosper in the long term, we must create value for our employees, customers, stakeholders, consumers and the communities where we live and work. Nestlé embeds Creating Shared Value into every part of its business, from nutrition and wellness to environmental sustainability and responsible sourcing. For more information, visit: http://www.Nestleusa.com/CSV.