Partner of the Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2015-2030. The mandate of Hilina Enriched Foods aligns with thirteen of these goals:

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Break the cycle of poverty by developing range of products for the prevention of chronic malnutrition
  • Promoting the motor and cognitive development of children
  • Play a role in local economic growth by creating employment opportunity and supporting families

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Increasing access to our existing products by improving their formulation and reducing their cost
  • Make nutritious and affordable products available in the market
  • Creating new distribution systems

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Identifying vulnerable populations for whom existing nutritional solutions are inadequate and proposing new ones (e.g. elderly people, school age children, etc)
  • Maintain investments in research and studies that contribute to advance knowledge on nutrition of vulnerable populations
  • Partner with universities to develop new toxin resistant peanut variety to reduce the health risk coming from aflatoxin – Project NutriNuts
  • Promote a healthy way of life by subsidizing physical activities’ fees in sport clubs and for staff

Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Providing safe and nutritious products for school canteens
  • Promote the continuation of education for all employees involved in our value chain and community
  • Supporting the education of under privileged students in our community (tuition + school supplies + meals)

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Promote women-led and joint-led Partner supplier Agreements
  • Supporting gender equality within our company and all involved with our business
  • Developing products that improve the nutritional status of young and adolescent girls and women

Ensure access to water and sanitation for all

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Develop products and services that support WASH’ Nutrition programs in achieving greater nutritional impact
  • Reducing the incidence of water-related diseases
  • Positively impacting cost-effectiveness of programs
  • Positively impacting cost-effectiveness of programs

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable growth, full and productive employment, decent work for all

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Enhancing the value of local agricultural sectors
  • Creating products with more local ingredients and increasing our local sourcing
  • Train farmers to improve their quality and thereby creating more market for quality goods that earn better prices
  • Create more job opportunities with decent pay and benefits
  • Maintain a good working relationship with labor unions and respect the 10 UN Global Compact Principles.

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive industrialization and foster innovation

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Develop our research capacities by investing in facilities and our team e.g. Bless Laboratory
  • Introducing new technologies and innovations through knowledge transfer agreements
  • Invest in new technologies and bring new solutions with local ingredients

Reduce inequality within and among countries

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Reduce inequalities between workers by subsidizing its staff’s meals and snacks to make it easily affordable for all.
  • Promote equal treatment for all regardless of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status
  • Focus on social protection investments; promote decent job creation and equal pay.

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Participate in building the town through road improvements and planting trees on roadways.

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Adopt efficient production with reduced wastage and recycling packaging materials
  • Enhancing the use of local raw materials

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • To reduce its production’s impact on climate change, Hilina Enriched Foods has updated its machineries, passing from fuel consuming machineries to electrical ones.
  • Recycle the sachet packaging into many reusable items such as bags.

Strengthen the means of implementing and revitalizing the global partnership for sustainable development

Hilina Foods Goals:
  • Promoting the development of multi-sector partnerships