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Herbalife Nutrition Romania: Environmental protection starts with simple steps – educating the young generation

Sustainability is an integral part of the strategy developed by Herbalife Nutrition, and recycling and environmental protection are key to achieving this goal. The company is currently involved in over 50 active and significant environmental sustainability projects all over the world.

Herbalife Nutrition Romania has set to educate the younger generation in matters related to environmental protection and waste recycling, by organizing a workshop for 12 children from ,,Ana și Copiii” Association. The kids received information about environmental protection and selective collection of the most common waste, and, together with Luminița Voica, a craftswoman, they gave a new life to the plastic containers of Herbalife Nutrition products, turning them into pots where they seeded the traditional St. Andrew’s wheat.

It is very important to tell the children they can live in a cleaner world, to show how easily this can be achieved and to make the environment we live in a better place. The contribution of each and every one of us matters. For Herbalife Nutrition, sustainability is an essential part of the life improvement process”, declared Romeo Căzănescu, Country Director Herbalife Nutrition Romania, Moldova, Hungary and Bulgaria.

,,We believe education is at the basis of environmental protection! At the end of the day, it is about what each of us chooses to do, every day. The sooner environmental education starts (with appropriate waste collection, reduction of resource waste, etc.) the better! Nobody is too young or old to make a change to help us all in the long run. From preschool children, to students and adults, we all have many things to learn about environmental protection, especially within the current context!” declares Mihaela Voivozeanu, President of ,,Ana și Copiii” Association.

This year as well, Herbalife Nutrition Romania has been involved in volunteering activities, as it has done over the past 10 years. The mission of Herbalife Nutrition Foundation and “Ana si Copiii” Association is to improve the quality of life for children and their families, by offering a healthy nutrition and access to specialized nutrition education. As part of the ,,Children’s Pantry” project, Herbalife Nutrition prepared baskets with fruits and vegetables for children and their families.

The ,,Children’s Pantry” project is aimed to provide food to meet the daily requirements of the 242 children who come every day to the Social and Educational Support Centers of “Ana si Copiii” in Bucharest (district 1), Prahova (Urlati) and Calarasi (Fundulea), as well as of the approx. 600 children that the Association supports directly in their communities. Donations can be made here: https://anasicopiii.ro/vreau-sa-donez/.

The first 2020 Global Responsibility Report of Herbalife Nutrition highlights the company’s dedication to encouraging the progress and sustainable development of the communities worldwide, as well as its commitment to operate in a socially responsible manner, including by supporting social, environmental and philanthropic initiatives which deliver consistent and measurable outcomes, with a view to feeding the people and the planet.

Further building on the company’s impact on communities, economic opportunities and the planet, the report also establishes the commitment of Herbalife Nutrition to create 50 million positive outcomes by 2030, when it celebrates 50 years of existence, and describes the over 3.8 million positive outcomes achieved in 2020, including, without being limited to, the following:

  • Donation by Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF*) of over 975,000 meals and food product boxes for families and communities
  • Recycling of over 766,000 kg of packages and other materials
  • Support granted, together with HNF, for over 367,000 beneficiaries, through nonprofit partnerships.

 

 

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