HONGKONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 November 2020 - Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE:HLF), apremier global nutrition company, is commemorating the first year of its Nutritionfor Zero Hunger initiative.Nutrition for Zero Hunger is a global program that is aligned with the second UnitedNation's Sustainable Development Goal, which seeks to end hunger in all its forms by2030 and to achieve food security and improved nutrition.
Globally, more than 2 billion peopleworldwide do not have access to enough, nutritious food. The global populationcontinues to grow, with the need for food expected to increase accordingly. Through the Nutrition for Zero Hungerinitiative, Herbalife Nutrition is working with partners to provide resources,meals and education to help feed those in need.
Insupport of Herbalife Nutrition nonprofit partners' critical programs andeducation campaigns, Nutrition for Zero Hunger to date has:
- Madeavailable nearly 700,000 nutritious meals to children and families.
- Deliveredmore than 500,000 servings of donated products and 3,500 pounds of food tofamilies in need
- Provided47,000 women with breastfeeding and nutrition education for healthy childdevelopment
- Provided40,000 children with essential dietary supplements to reduce nutrientdeficiency and support healthy child development
"HerbalifeNutrition's Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative has been helpful inalleviating hunger, but we have a long way to go in building a world whereeveryone has access to quality food," said Alan Hoffman, Executive VicePresident, Global Corporate Affairs, Herbalife Nutrition. "Eradicating hungerwill take the combined efforts of governments, non-profits and corporationsworking together and we will continue working with all interested parties toensure everyone has access to nutrition."
Theglobal pandemic is fueling food insecurity and according to a recent reportfrom the United Nations, an additional 132 million people are likely to face food insecurity by the endof 2020. Now more than ever, there is an urgent need to provide at-riskpopulations with access to healthy, nutritious food.
Inits first year, the initiative announced partnerships with global nonprofitpartners who are recognized for their impact in addressing world hunger,including Feed the Children, The Hunger Project, Chrysalis, National HispanicCouncil on Aging and the Chinese Red Cross Foundation. Through thesepartnerships, Herbalife Nutrition is working to help take hunger to zero by providing good nutrition andeducational resources to communities in need.
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About Herbalife Nutrition
HerbalifeNutrition is a global company that has been changing people's lives with greatnutrition products and a proven business opportunity for its independentdistributors since 1980. The Company offers high-quality, science-backedproducts, sold in over 90 countries by entrepreneurial distributors who provideone-on-one coaching and a supportive community that inspires their customers toembrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Through the Company's globalcampaign to eradicate hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is also committed to bringingnutrition and education to communities around the world.
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About Nutrition for Zero Hunger
ThroughNutrition for Zero Hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is helping tackle rising globalhunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. As a leader in the nutritionindustry, we are committed to addressing this need through combined efforts foraccess to healthy nutrition and nutrition education. Nutrition for Zero Hungeraligns with the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goal #2, which callsfor bold action to end malnutrition in all its forms by 2030, as well assolutions to end global hunger and improve nutrition worldwide. The initiativeaddresses global hunger, food security and malnutrition through key commitmentsto ensure greater access, education and empowerment of healthy nutritionworldwide.