Greenpeace compliments NESTLE...It’s now been one year since pressure
It’s now been one year since pressure from thousands of people around the world convinced the world’s largest food and drink company - Nestlé - to give Indonesian rainforests and their inhabitants a break by removing products responsible for deforestation from their supply-chains.
2nd June 2011
After a truly extraordinary and inspiring campaign that saw supporters, activists and concerned consumers - both online and off - maintain relentless pressure for change, the food giant took a giant step forwards by agreeing to a set of unprecedented commitments.
Following this, Nestlé announced its partnership with The Forest Trust (TFT) to implement a program that would see deforestation removed from all of its products as well as provide the kind of accountability and transparency so often lacking from such commitments. The company is making a serious attempt to raise the bar when it comes to corporate action against deforestation and we will continue encouraging them along this track...more