As a supplier of key ingredients for its life-saving products, Cargill helps Edesia treat and prevent malnutrition around the world
Spend just a few minutes with Navyn Salem, the dynamic founder and CEO of Edesia Nutrition, and you’ll find yourself spellbound by her energy and passion for the vital work her company does – treating and preventing malnutrition to save millions of lives each year.
Edesia, named after the mythological Roman goddess of food, is a non-profit social enterprise that produces ready-to-use therapeutic and supplementary foods that reach malnourished children in more than 48 countries – and it’s a Cargill customer like no other.
WASHINGTON, D.C. / MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The General Mills Foundation announced a two-year grant with World Food Program USA to support rice fortification efforts in India’s school meals program.
Jiro-Ve has developed a creative approach to meet the last mile distribution challenge for getting safe, affordable lighting solutions to low-income households
Many social enterprises focus on innovation of high-quality products designed to reach low-income customers. By the numbers, this bottom of the pyramid strategy to reach impact and market at scale seems to make sense – analysis of World Bank data from 2011 shows that 71% of the world’s population can be considered poor or low-income.
We do our part to celebrate Earth Day today and every day. We recognize that food waste is a serious problem across the country. Why does it matter? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an estimated 30 – 40 percent of the food supply is wasted in the US every year. That’s approximately $161 billion worth of food, enough to provide 110 billion meals. Most of the wasted food ends up in the landfill and as it breaks down, it produces methane.
A pioneer in rescuing produce that would otherwise go to waste, FareShare helps feed half a million people each week. CEO Lindsay Boswell tells us how.
Lindsay Boswell knows how to find a use for discolored apples and lumpy carrots. But protein powder? The CEO of FareShare had no clue.
“We had recently had a large volume of these protein substances the body builders use,” he said. “You see them in these big white tubs in the health shops. We thought we were really going to struggle to find anybody who wanted to take those.”
They turned out to be in demand by a certain group: homeless shelters trying to help the people they serve gain weight. “They were saying, that’s perfect for us,” he said.
More than 20 million people across four countries face famine and or the risk of famine in North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia. Without collective and coordinated global effort, people will starve to death and many more will suffer from disease.
A group of 40 Sands China Care Ambassadors volunteered their time in February at Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop, helping distribute over 350 food hampers to disadvantaged families, sending them New Year’s blessings for the Year of the Rooster. The event marks the fifth consecutive year of Sands China Ltd.’s support, which also included a donation of MOP 300,000 presented by Sands China President Dr.