We are conscious of the vital role that food plays in an individual’s well-being. We thus support the UN Global Goal of Zero Hunger to play an important role in addressing our assistance, by offering nutritious food and communications that are responsible, engaging, and meaningful.
The Global Nutrition Report 2018 says that although the double burden of malnutrition across the world is already unacceptably high, the progress in tackling this is unacceptably slow. However, it also concludes that the opportunity to fix the world’s food system has never been greater, with the UN’s Decade of Action on Nutrition and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) providing impetus for action.
As the SDGs acknowledge, responsibility for bringing about change is widespread. Governments need to start working together, more often. Farmers and producers need to become more efficient and adopt sustainable practices. Food businesses also have a critical role to play in making sustainable and nutritious foods and refreshments the norm, while giving people more choice.
Nutrition is central to achieving the SDGs. Without addressing nutrition-related issues, it will be impossible to achieve many of them. This is especially true for Zero Hunger (SDG 2) and Health and Well-being (SDG 3), but also No Poverty (SDG 1), Gender Equality (SDG 5) and Climate Action (SDG 13). These are all interlinked with food production and consumption.
Our nutrition strategy focuses on better products, better diets and better lives.
We provide people with simple and trustworthy nutrition information.