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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 […]

  • Healthy Diets for Tea Communities

    22 October 2020 – Healthy Diets for Tea Communities is a coalition led by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), with funding from with eight leading tea companies to address poor nutrition in tea supply chains in Assam (India), Kenya, and Malawi. The programme is co-funded by Unilever, Taylors […]

  • Nutrition for Growth Summit: Workforce Nutrition Commitments

    On 7 July 2020, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), with participation from the Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), co-hosted a webinar on Workforce Nutrition Pledges for the 2021 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit. The meeting aimed to support businesses to identify and report on SMART workforce nutrition commitments. Specific […]

  • Workforce Nutrition Alliance – Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Workers Worldwide

    The Workforce Nutrition Alliance was launched by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) in October 2019. The Alliance works to bring access to and knowledge about healthy nutrition to +3 million employees in member organisations and supply chains by 2025. In this short video from the Workforce Nutrition Alliance, you will be […]

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    Mala, a quality controller in Bangladesh garment factory

    15 November 2018 — The textile and clothing industries in Bangladesh are undoubtedly the main drivers of the country’s economic development. More than 80% of the country’s exports come from the ready-made garment sector and the textile and apparel industry contributes around 20% to Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP).  According to the World Bank, Bangladesh hosts […]

  • Mindful eating or eating for your mind?

    0 October 2020 — In a pre-Covid-19 world, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy more than US $ 1 trillion per year (1) in lost productivity. From recent discussions with companies on workplace wellbeing we notice a recurring theme: if mental health was emerging as a key focus area, it now most […]