Business

BASF

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment to 2020

Reported progress

Assessment

Workforce commitments
London 2013

Nutrition policy (110,000)

Reported progress

Fully implemented: entire workforce

Assessment
Reached commitment
London 2013

Maternal health/breastfeeding

Reported progress

Fully implemented: 120,000

Assessment
Reached commitment
Non-workforce commitments
London 2013

1. 60 million people each year with fortified staples, from 2012 to 2015.

2. Nutrition research to develop new nutrition solutions.

Reported progress

1. Several food fortification programs and local SBN supported with technical training and advocacy. Number of trainings in last 12 months: 14. Number of participants trained: 650. Number of food producers supported 78

2. Throughout 2019 BASF has invested into R&D for food fortification, namely the fortification of rice, condiments and flours and food safety, namely the development of a holistic aflatoxin mitigation system. This research was included food system innovation workshops and dialogues in countries such as Tanzania, Burundi, Madagascar; Nigeria and Laos

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

Multiple technical trainings, participants trained and food producers supported. Substantial investment in R&D for new nutrition solutions.

New commitment - added in 2017

Continuous improvement of employee health and Nutrition.

Reported progress

We have worked towards continuous improvement of employee health and nutrition by reformulating meals, digital meal plans with added health information, regular communication on nutrition through internal media, nutritional awareness and free Omega 3 status tests and disseminating our multi-domestic employee healthy cookbook initiative.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

Multiple initiatives in place to improve employee health and nutrition.