Are Food & Beverage Companies Making the Grade on Nutrition?

In a recent blog post coinciding with the release of the 2018 Global Access to Nutrition Index, Boston Common’s Lauren Compere states:

“While the 2018 Global Access to Nutrition Index shows an overall improvement by companies with better policies on nutrition and undernutrition, less than a third of the products assessed could be classified as healthy,” said Lauren Compere, Managing Director, Boston Common Asset Management. “ It’s clear that health and nutrition will be among the most important drivers of growth in the food and beverage sector, and that the manufacturers that anticipate and respond to these factors will be best-positioned to deliver more sustainable financial performance as well as play a vital role in achieving the second and third UN Sustainable Development Goals – to end hunger, and to improve health and wellbeing through better nutrition over time. “

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Originally published in Responsible Investor.

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