Peter Brabeck-Letmathe is the Chairman of Nestlé. Write and let him know what you think of his company's behaviour.
The address is:
you prefer to write to the UK office, send your letter to:
St George's House
You can use the following sample letter as a guide. You can select and copy the text for your word processing programme. Alternatively send a message via the comment page of http://www.nestle.com/
|Dear Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe,
I am writing to inform you that I will boycott Nescafé until independent evidence shows that Nestlé complies fully with the letter and the spirit of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent, relevant Resolutions of the World Health Assembly.
Nestlé is one of the most boycotted companies on the planet because the evidence shows it violates these requirements more than any other company.
As you know, infants who are not breastfed are at greater risk of short and long-term illness and death. Yet you continue to promote your products in ways that violate the Code and Resolutions, undermining breastfeeding. The Code and Resolutions also exist to protect mothers who use formula, but you do not provide the information necessary to reduce the risks of formula feeding.
I have seen from your responses to reports of violations that Nestlé does not accept the provisions of the Code and Resolutions and misrepresents them.
Until you bring policies and practices into line, the boycott will continue and I will support it and encourage others to do so.
You may want to write a shorter version of this and send it to the Nestlé home page which has a section calling for comments. The URL is: http://www.nestle.com/html/q.html