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  • Workforce Nutrition in the Spotlight at Pre-Summit of United Nations Food Systems Summit

    Geneva, 5 August 2021 — This year is a critical year for efforts to combat global malnutrition, as 2021 marks the halfway point in the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action on Nutrition, while the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) is set to take place in September and the Nutrition for Growth Summit in December. The […]

  • Practical workforce nutrition tools and expert guidance now available to employers worldwide

    Geneva, 16 July 2021 — As an employer, you know a healthy workforce is the foundation of a strong and competitive business or organisation, and offering a workforce nutrition programme to your employees is the most effective way to build a strong and resilient workforce. But, employers can often struggle with how to begin the process, what steps […]

  • Employers bringing healthy nutrition to their workforce during COVID-19 uncertainty

    7 April 2021 – New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action. One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of COVID-19 […]

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    Viet Nam adopts mandatory regulations on workplace lactation support

    This news article was originally published by Alive and Thrive here.  11 February 2021 — Viet Nam has adopted Decree 145, supporting working mothers to continue breastfeeding. Endorsed by the Prime Minister, the decree mandates 60-minute paid breastfeeding breaks and lactation rooms in companies with over 1,000 female employees. Millions of working women in Viet Nam stand to benefit from […]

  • Workforce nutrition in the fruit and veg sector: A natural match

    20 January 2021 —  Nature’s Pride is a leading fruit and vegetable importer in Europe. At the start of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, as designated by the UN General Assembly, and as part of its commitment to sustainability the company has entered into a partnership with GAIN to improve health by promoting the better […]

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    Reasons to invest in your workforce’s health: why and how

    8 December 2020 — Last year, The Consumer Goods Forum joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to co-found the Workforce Nutrition Alliance (WNA), supported by NewForesight, with the aim of supporting employers to adopt and expand workforce nutrition programmes and impact 3 million employees in their organisations and supply chains by 2025.  The WNA […]