Nu Skin announced another major milestone in its Nourish the Children (NTC) initiative, surpassing more than 650 million meals purchased and donated since 2002.
Malnourished children in more than 50 countries around the world have been fed VitaMeal, a nutrient-dense food, from one of NTC’s third-party charity partners after Nu Skin sales leaders, customers and employees purchase and donate the bag of food.
Nu Skin Chairman of the Board Steven J. Lund delivered the news in front of more than 10,000 sales leaders who gathered in Salt Lake City last week at the companys biennial sales conference.
“The Nu Skin family continues to come together to be a force for good throughout the world,” said Lund. “We are grateful for the ongoing generosity of our sales leaders, customers and employees who support the Nourish the Children initiative and make it possible for us to feed more than 120,000 malnourished children a day. We realize that much more still needs to be done and look forward to continuing to build upon the momentum that we have created.”
Company Focuses Sustainability Efforts Around Key Initiatives
Nu Skin also recently introduced its areas of focus for sustainability and several key initiatives. CEO Ritch Wood identified three areas of focus for the company’s sustainability efforts: people, planet and product.
“People are at the heart of everything we do at Nu Skin, and improving the lives of people will only happen when we become better stewards of our planet and continue to develop products that are made from the best possible combination of quality ingredients and innovative technology,” said Wood.
Wood also introduced five specific pledges Nu Skin is making toward its sustainability efforts:
- Nu Skin will create an environmental impact scoring system, and the company’s top 20 products will have an improved environmental impact score by the end of 2020.
- Nu Skin will assess and score 100 percent of its products beginning to end, mindfully making changes to benefit the planet by 2023.
- Nu Skin will change all its packaging to be reusable, recyclable, recycled, refillable or recoverable before 2030.
- Nu Skin is aspiring to build a global network of zero-waste facilities to reduce its carbon footprint.
- Nu Skin will invest at least 50 percent of its Foundation giving in communities and people that are providing essential resources to our planet and its inhabitants.
“We created these initiatives because we care about the impact that we are making on the world and on the environment and to bring more focus to our sustainability efforts. We look forward to doing even more; to continue putting forth efforts and making improvements to become a leader in sustainability,” continued Wood.