KARACHI: For second time in a row, Nestlé Pakistan was awarded with First Prize for “Living the UN Global Compact Business Sustainability Award 2017”, in a multi-national category. In 2016, Nestlé Pakistan was awarded with the first prize as well in the category “Living the Global Compact Business Excellence 2014-15.”

Winning this prestigious award twice in a row signifies Nestlé Pakistan’s continuous commitment towards its purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future in complete alignment with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Nestlé Pakistan’s vision lies at the core of promotion of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Principles in terms of engaging with community outreach across its value chain through initiatives such as Nestlé Healthy Kids to educate children about healthy lifestyle. By partnering with various schools they have reached more than 140,000 children so far.

On being awarded by such prestigious network, Waqar Ahmad, Head of Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Pakistan said “We are honored to be recognized by UNGC for the second time, this motivates us further to continue our mission in line with UNGC principles”.

Fasihul Karim Siddiqi, Executive Director Global Compact Network Pakistan also congratulated Nestlé and said “We recognize Nestlé’s commitment which is completely aligned with UNGC principles of sustainable business practices in Pakistan, I think such practices should be promoted at greater levels for other businesses to follow.”—PR