Nestlé SA

With sales of CHF 91.6 billion in 2014, Nestlé is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Its brands, such as Nescafé, Nespresso, KitKat, Maggi and Nido, are known across the world. Products also include infant nutrition, bottled water and pet care. Recently created, Nestlé Health Science and Nestlé Skin Health are extending the boundaries of Nestlé's business to science-based nutritional therapies and to solutions for the health of skin. Founded in 1866 in Switzerland, Nestlé sells its products in more than 200 countries, employs 339,000 people, has 442 factories in 86 different countries, and has, over more than 125 years of international investment, built strong linkages with local suppliers and communities (farmers and others). More than two-thirds of Nestlé shares are in the portfolios of institutional investors (mostly pension funds).