About us 

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. We have more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favorites, and we are present in 189 countries around the world.

Our purpose


Nestlé's purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We want to help shape a better and healthier world. We also want to inspire people to live healthier lives. This is how we contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our company.

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Our ambitions

We have defined three overarching ambitions for 2030 which guide our work and support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Find out more about our efforts in these areas on the Nestlé in society section of our global website.


Our impact areas
FOR INDIVIDUALS & FAMILIES

Help
50 million
children live healthier lives
FOR COMMUNITIES

Help to improve
30 million
livelihoods in communities directly connected to our business activities
FOR THE PLANET

Strive for
Zero
environmental impact in our operations

Our history


We want to shape a better and healthier world. This was how we started more than 150 years ago when Henri Nestlé created an infant cereal that saved the life of a child.