~ Launches collection centers in six cities to encourage the return of the used canisters ~
Herbalife Nutrition India, a premium global nutrition company has partnered with GEM Enviro, a Producer Responsibility Organization to facilitate the recycling of all kinds of plastic waste. As a part of this partnership, collection centres are launched across the country in metros like Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, and Hyderabad where used Herbalife canisters made of HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) are collected to reduce the carbon footprints.
Herbalife nutrition has already recycled 4523 metric tons (MT) of plastic in the last twenty-four months thus strengthening its commitment to environment sustainability. Herbalife Nutrition is also in plans to incorporate polyethylene terephthalate (PET) materials, in their apparel that are used by their distributors, employees, and renowned athletes globally to reduce the carbon impression.
Additionally, Herbalife Nutrition is also focusing its efforts on improving communities by aligning with the targets defined by the UNSDGs, specifically Goal 1 (No Poverty), Goal 2 (Zero Hunger), Goal 3 (Good Health and Well-Being), Goal 4 (Quality Education), Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Goal 13 (Climate Action), and Goal 17 (Partnership’s for the Goals).
Mr. Ajay Khanna, Sr. Vice President & Country Head, Herbalife Nutrition India commented, “As a global nutrition company, environmental sustainability is an integral part of our innovation strategy. Our Global Responsibility strategy and pledge are shaped by Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) drivers. It’s our constant endeavor to minimize the impact on the earth through such initiatives. This move is a step in that direction and is in line with our mission to contribute to the sustainable development of our society.”
Herbalife Nutrition is focused on developing new product packaging solutions that are safe, functional, and environmentally friendly to support its efforts in promoting a sustainable future and reducing plastic waste. The brand has also set a goal to make 50 million positive impacts across the UNSDGs in the three areas like Nourishing Healthy Communities, Nourishing Economic Empowerment, and Nourishing a Thriving Planet by 2030, the 50th anniversary of Herbalife Nutrition.