Water Justice News: Nestlé

 

January 31, 2014 – 9:27am The Guardian reports on various controversial comments recently made by Nestle chairman Peter Brabeck.
It notes, “Brabeck was in Davos to chair the council meeting of the 2030 Water Resources Group (WRG), a cross-sector collab…

 

The Guardian UK reports on comments by Nestlé chair Peter Brabeck on the human right to water.
Brabeck says, “I am the first one to say water is a human right. This human right is the five litres of water we need for our daily hydration and the 25 litres we need for minimum hygiene. This […]

 

Bloomberg reports, “Nestle SA’s water business has suffered as western consumers turn to the tap due to environmental concerns about plastic bottles. Fortunately for the Swiss company, in China environmental concerns are instead driving growth. While the tough economy and green opposition to bottles are weighing on the water business in Europe and the U.S., it’s […]

 

Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe – who has stated that the idea of water as a basic human right is “extreme” – is attending the corporate World Water Forum in Marseille, France. He made comments there yesterday as his corporation launched their report ‘Creating Shared Value Report 2011, which outlines their take on the need for […]

 

Tages-Anzeiger is a German-language Swiss national daily newspaper with a circulation of 550,000 readers. The newspaper reports, “In the small Pakistani community of Bhati Dilwan, a former village councilor says children are being sickened by filthy water. Who’s to blame? He says it’s bottled water-maker Nestlé, which dug a deep well that is depriving locals […]

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