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PIMCO has invested over $3.5 million to help combat global hunger since 2018 Newport Beach, California (June 17, 2019) – The PIMCO Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers PIMCO, has awarded $2 million to The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN).  This grant will support the organization’s Powering Food…

Atlas to Map Laws and Policies Affecting Food Donation in 15 Countries Research to Guide More Effective Legal and Policy Framework Related to Food Donation London, UK – March 26, 2019 – Countries that are considering and recommending food donation policies will soon have a valuable resource. Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic…

LONDON – March 27, 2019 – The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced today a total of US$800,000 in grants for food banking organizations across the globe through the Zero Hunger Food Bank Challenge.  The grants – made possible by a generous contribution from the General Mills Foundation and additional funding provided by the PIMCO Foundation…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New report finds that food banks across the globe serve 62.5 million people Tesco CEO announced as keynote speaker at 13th annual Food Bank Leadership Institute LONDON, 25 March 2019 – Food banks operating in 57 countries around the world mitigate an estimated 10.54 billion kg of CO2-eq annually – equivalent to…

In the face of overwhelming need, food banks accelerate progress in closing the hunger gap Chicago, IL – February 25, 2019 – Today, The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced that food banking organizations served more than 9 million people facing food insecurity, greatly surpassing a target set in early 2017 meant to accelerate the fight…

Chicago, IL (October 16, 2018) – Advancing the food banking model globally will play a critical role in achieving the Zero Hunger Sustainable Development Goal says a new report from The Global FoodBanking Network.  Food banks – which provide meals to those facing hunger through recovering surplus food – operate at the community level in…

Pepsico and the PepsiCo foundation have invested a total of USD $7 million dollars in access to nutrition programs in Latin America and the Caribbean This initiative is aligned with PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose agenda, which aims to provide access to at least three billion servings of nutritious foods and beverages to under-served communities and consumers…

PepsiCo y la fundación PepsiCo han invertido un total de USD $7 millones en acceso a programas de nutrición en Latinoamérica y el Caribe Esta iniciativa está en línea con la agenda de Desempeño con Propósito de PepsiCo, cuyo objetivo es brindar acceso a por lo menos 3 mil millones de porciones de alimentos y…

New partnership will help food banks tackle global hunger and reduce food waste   Newport Beach, California (May 21, 2018) – PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, today unveiled its partnership with The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN).  GFN is a global nonprofit organization that alleviates world hunger through launching and strengthening…

Chicago, IL – April 3, 2018 – Today The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) announced a goal to combat childhood hunger by increasing the number of children served by food banks in its network by 10 percent to total 3.4 million.  The effort marks the second phase of GFN’s ‘8 Million by 2018‘ Challenge, a worldwide…