FEATURE: Cargill’s Sustainable Certified Coconut Oil Production

 

image023Cargill partnered with BASF, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH along with national partners, such as the Philippine Coconut Authority, to address challenges in coconut production.  

 

Read more about Cargill’s sustainability efforts on coconut oil production here.

 

IMPROVING NUTRITION

 

 

 

Cargill: Human Health & Nutrition

 

Coca-Cola: Informing Your Choice, Sweetening the World

 

Cargill’s feed goes to raise animals that provide nutritious protein for the plates of 1 billion people every day as the global demand for protein continues to grow in the years ahead.

 

Stevia leaves act as a unique source of intense natural sweetness, which can be used in food and beverage products. The sweetener is a natural source and contain zero calories.

 

 

 

DSM: Growing Improved Nutrition (Video)

 

FrieslandCampina: Better Nutrition for the World

 

DSM is prioritizing the issue of malnutrition and fighting hidden hunger with their Nutrition Improvement Program that leads in innovative product development that is aimed at serving those at the bottom of the pyramid, as well as supporting the implementation of DSM’s nutrition-focused partnerships and looking for new social  business models to reach those in need.

 

With its high-quality milk and dairy products FrieslandCampina wants to make a contribution to food and nutrients security by making high demands on the composition of its products, by providing education and information about healthy food and a healthy lifestyle and by making it easier for the consumer to choose for healthy food.

 

 

 

McDonald's: Good Food

 

Unilever: Improving Nutrition

 

While nutrition concepts vary around the world, some are nearly universal, such as the value of eating a variety of foods from recommended food groups. McDonald’s wants to help make it easier for customers to eat from these food groups by serving more menu items that include fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and whole grains.

 

Unilever’s Sustainable Nutrition strategy is their roadmap for action on the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development, with consumers at its core. This means producing safe, high-quality, nutritious food that is accessible to all, with respect for the environment and less waste, benefiting the livelihoods of food growers and helping to improve the nutrition and well-being of consumers.

 


 

FOOD SAFETY FOR SUSTAINABLE TRADE

 

 

 

Kerry: Towards 2020

 

Mondelçz: Sustainable Resources and Agriculture

 

In 2015, Kerry launched its current five year sustainability programme ‘Towards 2020’ that allows them to identify the most material issues and focus on critical areas of impact.

 

Mondelçz’s sustainability focus is in areas where they believe can have the greatest impact: sustainable agriculture and reducing the environmental footprint of their operations..

 

 

 

 

Symrise: Improving Vanilla Cultivation

 

 

 

Symrise’s supply chain in Madagascar stretches from pollination to finished flavor extract, combining local expertise with technology in the most sustainable way possible.

 

 

 


 

CARING FOR A HEALTHY PLANET

 

 

 

Danone: One Planet, One Health

 

Mars: Kate Wylie, Global Sustainability Director at Mars, on Forests: "The Lungs of the Earth" (Video)

 

The “One Planet. One Health” signature marks a new endeavour for Danone. This powerful idea is at the heart of the Alimentation Revolution. A revolution led by Danoners, together with consumers, retailers, farmers, suppliers and NGOs all designing, producing, marketing and consuming food in a new way – a way to protect and nourish health of the people and health of the planet.

 

The theme of this year’s Earth Day on April 22nd was on Environmental and Climate Literacy. Mars, Incorporated is getting involved and sharing educational videos or “Teach Ins” to help spread the message. Kate Wylie, Global Sustainability Director at Mars, discussed on Forests - "The Lungs of the Earth".

 

 

 

Nestlé: Environmental Sustainability

 

PepsiCo: Performance with Purpose

 

Nestlé is committed to shape sustainable consumption and steward resources for future generations by practicing environmentally sustainable business practices at all stages, They are focusing efforts on reducing water use across our operations, using sustainably managed and renewable resources and working towards our goal of zero waste.

 

PepsiCo’s guiding corporate vision "Performance with Purpose", means delivering great performance while doing the right things for people and communities around the world.  PepsiCo has implemented a global sustainable farming initiative, innovated water and carbon saving technologies on-farm, and focused on product nutrition and sourcing from smallholder farmers.