Global Industry Outlook: Health, Consumers, Tech and Travel: Bulcke

Copyright by World Economic Forum by Michael Wuertenberg

California is experiencing its most severe drought in recorded history. Lakes and rivers are drying up, cities are instituting water rationing, and no relief is in sight.

California citizens are facing mandatory water restrictions, but Nestlé Waters’ bottling plants are operating at full volume. In fact, Nestle’s response to public outcry for water conservation has been anything but concerned. Recently, a reporter asked Nestle Waters North American CEO Tim Brown if he’d move Nestle’s operations out of California during the drought. His response? “Absolutely not. In fact, if I could increase it, I would.

In a period where the state is drying up, California can hardly afford to waste water. It’s time to let Nestle’s CEO know that his refusal to conserve water is unacceptable.

Continue reading here and tell Nestlé to stop bottling water from our public lands today!


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