Press Release

Lagos, Niger

To work towards its vision of a waste-free future, Nestlé Nigeria takes necessary actions

to promote behavioral changes, and to build a circular ecosystem in waste management,

starting from the company’s employees and extending to the communities closest to its

operations and to a wider audience across Nigeria.

With a strong commitment to help protect, renew and restore the environment, the

company is implementing many initiatives promoting Environmental Sustainability.

In 2022, Nestlé Nigeria launched her employee plastics collection scheme which inspires

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staff to protect the environment and combat plastic pollution by inculcating the habit of

sorting wastes at source and recycling for sustainable environmental management.

Through the scheme, employees return all plastic materials, not limited to the company’s

brands, and earn points culminating in exciting rewards and management recognitions.

Over the years, the company has partnered with the Lagos Business School

Sustainability Centre on the “Advancing Nutrition, Health and Environmental Awareness

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through the Media” training which equips journalists to effectively communicate and

educate the Nigerian populace on global best practices and lifestyle choices that impact

everyday living and carry out fact-based reporting on nutrition, health, wellness, the

environment, climate change, and corporate sustainability practices.

Nestlé has also extended her education campaign to the younger generations through the

Sustainability Training for Kids which enables children imbibe a sustainability mindset

from an early age, thereby preparing them to become better stewards of the planet. The

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training implemented in collaboration with the International Climate Change

Development Initiative (ICCDI), furnishes children with information on waste

management, introduces them to the conversion of waste to useful items, and

encourages them to adopt positive behavioral changes to enhance environmental

sustainability. The children are also taught sorting of waste at source with the donation of

segregated bins to participating schools.

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