Aspen Ideas Festival Underwriters

Underwriters of the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.
At Nestlé Waters North America, we provide people with an unrivaled portfolio of bottled waters for healthy hydration. Brands such as Nestlé Pure Life®, Arrowhead®, Poland Spring®, Perrier® and S. Pellegrino® have driven us to be the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the U.S. We also own and operate ReadyRefreshSM by Nestlé®, an online shopping and delivery service that provides a variety of refreshing beverage options directly to the homes of consumers and the offices of local businesses.
Based in Stamford, Connecticut with some 8,500 employees, we are committed to reducing our environmental footprint across operations. As a natural resource company, we sustainably manage our 47 spring sources and maintain nearly 21,000 acres of natural watershed area. We are also committed to creating shared value and being a good neighbor in the 140 communities where we operate.