Eliminating hidden hunger through cross-sector partnerships

Proven, low-cost solutions can be implemented to help eliminate hidden hunger, write Nestlé's Janet Voûte and Petra Klassen in this guest commentary. How can the private sector help to close the gap?

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About the authors

  • Petra Klassen

    Dr. Petra Klassen holds a Ph.D. in nutrition from the University in Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. In November 2013, she joined the Nestlé Corporate Nutrition, Health and Wellness Unit as scientific advisor working on strategic corporate initiatives such as the Micronutrient Fortification Strategy or United for Healthier Kids, an initiative aiming at helping parents to improve the eating, drinking and lifestyle habits of children, from conception to 12 years of age.
  • Janet Voûte

    Janet Voûte became responsible for Global Public Affairs at Nestlé in December 2010. She chairs the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Council, is a member of the internal Nestlé-in-Society Board and is responsible for driving Creating Shared Value including reporting, the Global CSV Forum and Stakeholder engagement. Mrs. Voûte also plays a leading role in Nestlé’s engagement to address the double-burden of malnutrition.

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