Regenerative Agriculture as the Key to Future Food Resilience
Interview with Owen Bethell, Nestlé, at World Biodiversity Summit – Montreal 2022
In this interview, Owen Bethell, Environmental Impact Lead Global Public Affairs at Nestlé, elaborates on the role that regenerative agriculture plays in future food security and presents Nestlé’s projects on regenerative agriculture, forest restoration and water security.
In 2022, Nestlé participated at World Biodiversity Summit as a Summit Partner. Owen Bethell was a speaker at Panel Session “Regenerative Agriculture: Building Resilience across the Value Chain”.
"As a company that has a big land use impact, we want to make sure that this impact is a positive one."
- Owen Bethell, Environmental Impact Lead Global Public Affairs at Nestlé
Watch the interview below:
Nestlé is the world's largest food & beverage company with the purpose to unlock the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. Nestlé aims to reach net-zero by 2050 by developing regenerative food systems to help protect, renew and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the resilience and well-being of communities and consumers.
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About Owen Bethell
Owen leads Nestlé’s global climate change, nature and water related advocacy, communications and engagement activities. In this role, Owen advises and guides Nestlé interactions with multi-lateral institutions, business associations, the voluntary sector and governments on the environmental agenda – supporting the company’s aim to advance regenerative food systems at scale. Prior to taking on this role, Owen headed up Nestlé’s global issue and crisis management function. Before joining Nestlé, Owen advised clients in the food, agriculture and health sectors on corporate communications and public affairs programs.