Nestlé, California, and Water

business_ethics_highlights_2A place that’s desperately short of water probably shouldn’t be exporting it. Nestlé is doing just that, and (according to the Salon story below) avoiding legal restrictions by partnering with Native American bands. >>>

Nestlé’s despicable water-crisis profiteering: How it’s making a killing — while California is dying of thirst

…And there’s no bigger example of that than Nestlé, one of the world’s biggest corporations, actually pumping California water, when the state is bone dry, to sell in plastic bottles.

That’s right, if you purchase an Arrowhead or Pure Life bottled water, you may be drinking from California’s dwindling tap, which Nestlé has been monetizing for over a decade. ….

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