Farmer picking coffee beans as part of Nestlé Sustainability Program

Farmer picking coffee beans as part of Nestlé Sustainability Program

NESTLÉ® Sustainability Program: Coffee Grown Respectfully

We are proud of the positive impact our corporate sustainability program is making in the world

Grown Respectfully is the largest coffee sustainability programme in the world in terms of volume, responsibly sourced coffee and reach of farmer programmes. At NESCAFÉ we’ve been building respectful relationships with our farmers for more than 80 years. The world needs a plan to help coffee continue to thrive, and we’ve got one.

Man in a coffee bean field showing a coffee bean to the camera

Respect for People

Two women picking coffee beans

Respect for Communities

Coffee bean field with mountains in the background

Respect for the Planet

With Respect We Grow

Consumers are increasingly motivated to be more socially and environmentally conscious, and they are demonstrating this through the products they buy. They are looking for brands that show a commitment for corporate environmental responsibility initiatives such as investing in reducing negative impacts on the planet, while helping to protect and even improve the world in which we all live.

Already nearly 70% of our coffee is independently checked and responsibly sourced, allowing us to know where it came from and how it was grown. There’s still a lot to do as our corporate sustainability efforts are at the centre of everything we do, but we’re on track to reaching our target of 100% Responsibly Grown coffee by 2020 . We’re leading the way in building a brighter future for coffee.

Coffee grown respectfully tastes better.

Graph showing the number of experts, countries and farmers taking part in the Nestlé Sustainability ProgramGraph showing the number of experts, countries and farmers taking part in the Nestlé Sustainability Program
logo for infinitely recyclable metals used in our coffee tins as part of Nestlé Sustainability Program

Did you know that our coffee tins are recyclable?

These days, people are demanding more than great tasting coffee. They care about how it’s made, and how it affects the world we live in. So you'll be happy to learn that NESCAFÉ comes in tins that are infinitely recyclable. And all our packaging will be 100% recyclable or reusable by 2025. Your coffee is doing a bit more for the world today, and tomorrow.