To encourage people to swap unused food items or ingredients and reduce food waste, Electrolux has teamed up with ten other companies in Singapore.
Today on World Food Day, the Electrolux Food Foundation, the student organisation AIESEC and Worldchefs announced that they commit to raise awareness about food waste by teaching 30,000 children on sustainable eating by 2019.
Electrolux recently held its annual Electrolux Cares Week across its North American operations. Dedicated to fighting hunger during the annual week of giving, this year, 4,500 Electrolux employees helped prepare more than 87,000 meals for needy children.
The first graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training on sustainable cooking for youth leaving orphanages in Moscow, are now ready to pursue a career in the professional culinary world.
The Electrolux Food Foundation – together with partners AIESEC and Worldchefs - is extending the successful zero-waste culinary training program for unemployed people to a second location in Brazil. Plans are also in place to launch the program in Argentina, Russia and Egypt in the near future.
Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production.