CREATING SHARED VALUE REPORT

Enriching the Lives of Pets & People

Our annual Creating Shared Value (CSV) report highlights the big things we do to improve the lives of pets and people - from advancing pet nutrition to ensuring product quality and safety to creating positive impacts on local communities.

All Products

Nutrition, Quality & Safety at our Core

  • We're dedicated to improving the lives of pets by providing 100% complete and balanced pet foods
  • Our products are created under the supervision of over 500 pet experts around the globe
  • In a typical 24-hour production, we conduct 30,000+ quality checks in our own factories
  • A dedicated food safety team ensures our products are 100% safe
  • Our 80+ staff veterinarians in the Americas are dedicated to advancing pet nutrition and forming partnerships that support veterinary medicine
Factory

SUSTAINING A HEALTHY PLANET

  • Across Nestlé Purina globally, our NGO partners have identified 223 wild fisheries so far from which we source seafood
  • 7 of our factories in the Americas have achieved zero waste to landfill status, and the rest will get there by 2020 or sooner
  • Working with conservation groups, we’re adding value to our agricultural supply chain through a nutrient management project in Indiana
  • We are making our packages lighter while still protecting the product and researching how community recyclers can better recycle our flexible plastic packaging
  • We are helping to raise awareness among consumers about proper recycling or disposal of our packaging
Dog & Family

SUPPORTING FAMILIES, COMMUNITIES AND ASSOCIATES

  • We’re honored to be recognized as a great place to work. In 2016 we ranked 9th on Glassdoor.com’s best places to work in the U.S.
  • We launched a progressive Maternity Protection Policy in 2015 in support of work-life balance for our associates
  • Through Project Opportunity, a career acceleration initiative, we’re helping people of all ages gain work experience and strengthen their professional development skills
  • We were named one of America’s top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality after earning a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2016 Corporate Equality Index
Dog Running

ENHANCING THE WELFARE OF PEOPLE AND PETS

  • Our 20 foundational shelter partnerships focus on nutrition support through product donations, education and networking opportunities for shelter professionals and providing resources and tools like Petfinder, which has helped fuel approximately 25 million adoptions since 2010
  • In 2016 Purina contributed $32 million+ worth of pet food, pet supplies and monetary contributions to pet-related charities and other community organizations in the Americas
  • Purina is supporting the Urban Resource Institute’s (URI) People and Animals Living Safely program by sponsoring the design and construction of dog parks at three URI domestic violence shelters in New York and helping clients heal alongside their pets

A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS AND PEOPLE

Our dedication to enriching the lives of pets and people is a big reason we’ve been a global leader in pet nutrition for 90 years.

The CSV report highlights our 2016 achievements and upcoming challenges we’ll pursue over the next 90 years – so we can continue to build a better world for pets and people.