How can your business offer an innovative solution to ensure access of workers in factories and offices to access healthy food?

Workforce nutrition is a win-win for companies looking to improve both employee health and business outcomes. It is also a way to contribute to the nutrition targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Following a nutritious diet can have a positive impact on employee health and wellbeing. Employers can improve the health of their workforce and benefit their business by providing nutritious food during the workday, which can help employees stay healthy and provides benefits to businesses.

 

Under this innovation area, the I2N Challenge is seeking for innovative solutions that aim to answer the following:

Workplace

Nutrition & Wellness

Breastfeeding Support: Providing the time and space for breastfeeding mothers to feed their infants or express breast milk is crucial for the health of both mother and child.

Nutrition Education:  Providing trainings and workplace nutrition programme management at factories and companies to help people understand how to feed themselves and their families.

Nutrition Focused Health Checks: Offering health checks services at factories and companies – such as measuring micronutrient levels, blood pressure, or body mass index.

Healthy Food at Work: Offering menus and cooking techniques to provide healthy meals or snacks to employees to directly improve the health and nutritional status of their workforce.

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