Nestlé S.A. supports the CEELI Institute as a Change-Maker Sponsor for the 20th Anniversary Capital Campaign

The CEELI Institute is delighted to announce that Nestlé S.A. has been added to its growing list of corporate sponsors. The CEELI Institute and Nestlé have signed a three-year sponsorship agreement that will increase the Institute’s capacity for the development and training of an international network of legal and judicial professionals committed to advancing the rule of law.

Nestlé, a Patron member of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) Action Platform – Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, has shown a strong commitment to developing global business standards and ethical practices both within the corporation and in the countries where it operates.

The sponsorship of the CEELI Institute, a global non-profit rule of law institution, is a further example of Nestlé’s commitment to SDG16 and its core values.CEELI Institute Director of Outreach and Development Cristobal Diaz says: “We are thrilled to add Nestlé as a corporate sponsor of the CEELI Institute. Nestlé ‘s commitment to the rule of law, strengthening institutions, and promoting accountable governments is clear through its work with the UN’s SDG16 Action Platform, and we look forward to continuing to promote our shared values with the help of this generous sponsorship.”

Leanne Geale, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Governance, and Compliance at Nestlé, says: “Nestlé’s values are rooted in respect. Respecting and promoting human rights and the rule of law in our business activities and beyond is an important priority for us, which is why we are proud to sponsor the CEELI Institute. This partnership will help us contribute to one of the most important Global Goals, to achieve a peaceful, inclusive, and prosperous society for all.”