8 Results for Nestlé

Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform). A Turning Tide: tracking corporate action on water security analyses water data from 742 of the world's largest companies including Nestlé, Burberry, and…

December 06, 2017 @ 11:26am

Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada. The announcement builds upon the company's success certifying four water bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California. Nestlé has committed to certify additional sites in…

October 26, 2017 @ 3:39pm

A new poll of 1,500 Ontario residents has revealed discrepancies between the provincial government’s public policies when it comes to the bottled water industry and public opinion on the issue. The province-wide poll, commissioned by the Canadian Bottled Water Association, carried out by Forum Research, and conducted between January 21st…

February 08, 2017 @ 9:43am

Ontario has released a statement indicating that intends to raise the water taking fee for water bottlers by $500 per million litres of groundwater taken. This would make the proposed fee the highest in Canada. In the statement, the province indicated that the increased fee is a part of its…

January 18, 2017 @ 9:40am

The Ontario government announced its two-year moratorium on new or expanded water-taking permits for companies who bottle water. The province’s moratorium bans new water bottling facilities from taking groundwater and prohibits existing facilities from increasing their groundwater taking or testing for future groundwater sources. According to the government press release,…

December 20, 2016 @ 7:41am

The Canadian Bottled Water Association has issued a response to the Ontario government's two-year moratorium on new or expanded water takings from groundwater by bottling companies, as well as stricter rules for renewals of existing permits. It reads: The conversation on water-taking permits and related fees in Ontario lacks clarity. The…

October 22, 2016 @ 11:04am

Both the NDP and Green parties in Ontario have advocated that the Liberal government take into account public concern when the province’s water-taking permit is reviewed. “Water is a public trust. Under an NDP government, an Ontario Water Strategy will prioritize planning for water needs now and for future generations based…

October 03, 2016 @ 10:08am

In response to local environmental groups' worries Nestlé's water takings in the Grand River Watershed, Guelph mayor Cam Guthrie posted a response on his blog this week. "I’ve had a lot of questions as of late regarding Nestlé and our low levels of water in Guelph currently," wrote the mayor. "The…

August 31, 2016 @ 6:37am