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Waters Canada announced today that its Hope, British
Columbia (BC) factory is the first Canadian facility to
receive certification under the rigorous Alliance for
Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard.
“We are extremely proud with the results of this
independent review and certification of our water
stewardship and conservation efforts,” says Bruce
Lauerman, Natural Resource Manager in Hope, BC. “The
certification of our Hope plant further commits us to
working collaboratively with our employees, local
partners and provincial government to protect shared
water resources in BC now and in the future.”
addition to providing Hope’s Annual Sustainability
Report to the District of Hope, Nestlé Waters presented
to all members of Council in April 2017 and is looking
forward to a spring 2018 presentation. Expanding from
its biennial Hope Open House, Nestlé Waters will also
publish its first community newsletter in 2018. Nestlé
Waters Canada continues to identify opportunities to
work collaboratively with members of the local
community, First Nations and industry partners.
In addition to Nestlé Waters’ certification in Hope, the
company also announced today the certification of two
bottling facilities in California. All five California
Nestlé Waters factories are now certified with this
rigorous water sustainability standard.
addition to the Nestlé Waters facilities in California,
the company also announced today the certification of
its bottling facility in Hope, British Columbia – the
first facility in Canada to achieve AWS certification.
plant is nestled near its source.
“The AWS journey started for us more than two years ago,
and now, to have all five of our facilities in
California certified and one in Hope, BC – the first in
Canada – is a real milestone. I hope it will inspire
others to adopt the AWS Standard and drive deeper the
principles and practices of water stewardship and
sustainability into their business practices," says
Last fall, Nestlé Waters pledged to certify 20 of its
water bottling sites around the world. To date, the
company has certified eight facilities around the world,
six of which are located in North America. More
information about Nestlé Waters’ global commitment can
be found here.
Nestlé Waters, visit
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