Herbalife Nutrition’s VP of Global Government Affairs, Randall Popelka, discussed how the pandemic has impacted hunger in the US.
It is estimated that up to 132 million more people than previously projected could go hungry by the end of 2020 as the pandemic affects food supply chains, damages economies, and devastates communities. The global need for hunger support far outpaces the world's ability to meet the demand. Collaboration between nonprofit organizations, corporations, government, and NGOs is vital to help those in need get the nutrition they require to thrive.
Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative works with global partners to help take hunger to zero
Hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition affect billions of people every day, and according to the United Nations’ State of Food Insecurity 2020 Report, rates are rising. The pandemic will add as many as 132 million more people to the total number of the world’s hungry in 2020 alone. These numbers are alarming. The issue has become so prominent that the United Nations has named eliminating hunger as one of its sustainable development goals (UNSDG) for the coming millennium.
Herbalife Nutrition announces a new partnership with the Chinese Red Cross Foundation
As part of Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger (NFZH) global initiative to eradicate hunger and provide nutrition education and resources, Herbalife Nutrition partnered with the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) to launch the Rural Doctors Online Training program.
Herbalife Nutrition Malaysia partners with Nutrition Society of Malaysia to provide nutrition education
Herbalife Nutrition Malaysia has embarked on a year-long collaboration with the Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM) to further reinforce nutrition education and its importance to one's overall wellbeing. The partnership involves collaboration on a series of initiatives and planned programs.
Herbalife Nutrition spreads awareness of global hunger
Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athletes in South America support efforts to raise awareness on the rising needs of global hunger. Athletes shared posts and messages on social media, talking about the impact of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition, and how Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative is helping to make a difference.
Herbalife Nutrition Malaysia helps children adopt healthy eating habits and to lead an active lifestyle
The greatest burden of malnutrition is shouldered by children living in poor communities around the world. Studies show that poor nutrition causes nearly half of all deaths among children under the age of five. In addition, according to the United Nation’s State of Food Insecurity 2020 (SOFI) report, around a third of children under five (191 million) are stunted or wasted – too short or too thin; another 38 million children are overweight.
Herbalife Nutrition uses innovation to evolve their CSR initiatives
Innovation is a key driver for success and a critical component of our multi-disciplinary approach to tackle the global challenges of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition through Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. These challenges are systemic, complex problems with many interdependencies, and much hope is being placed on innovation to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals that aim for significant social impact.
Herbalife Nutrition brings awareness to global hunger through Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative.
Globally, 2 billion people worldwide do not have access to enough, nutritious food. In honor of World Food Day, Herbalife Nurition’s leadership team shares why bringing awaress to global hunger is important to them and how the company is working towards finding solutions to this critical issue.
Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative is helping take hunger to zero
Herbalife Nutrition is commemorating the first year of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative and sharing the results in advance of World Food Day. Nutrition for Zero Hunger is a global program that is aligned with the second United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal, which seeks to end hunger in all its forms by 2030 and to achieve food security and improved nutrition.
821 million people do not get enough to eat. As a global leader in nutrition, Herbalife Nutrition is helping tackle the global challenges of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition through their Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. Herbalife Nutrition is working alongside organizations such as Feed the Children, The Hunger Project, Chinese Red Cross Foundation, National Hispanic Council on Aging, and Chrysalis – who are doing the work on the ground to help support access to nutritious foods while addressing systemic food insecurity, and malnutrition.