Mondelez Kinh Do donates VND9.6b to disadvantaged people

Tuesday, Nov 01, 2022 14:00

Mondelez Kinh Do’s staffs present gifts to children living in difficulties. — Photo courtesy of Monlelez Kinh Do Vietnam

Mondelez Kinh Do announced that since January 2022, the company has donated more than VND9.6 billion (US$386,000) of products to the community through a partnership with Food Bank Vietnam.

Accordingly, to respond to calls for food relief and to support people to overcome difficulties, Mondelez Kinh Do donated 17,000 boxes of its confectionery products to frontline medical workers, disadvantaged people and kids in remote areas.

Approximately 104,000 people have received support from Mondelez Kinh Do through Red Cross Vietnam, hospitals, medical clinics, shelters, open houses, nursing homes, and orphanages across the country.

Joining hands with social organisations to spread the spirit of mutual support and solidarity, Mondelez Kinh Do staff took part in various meaningful volunteering activities like “Bep yeu thuong - Love Kitchen” (preparing meals for people in difficult situations), “Chao mua thu - Autumn's Congee” in Hanoi, and a Food Sharing Day event organised by Food Bank Vietnam.

Volunteers from the Mondelez Kinh Do team also carried out Go green activities, collected garbage at the office for recycling, and participated in a waste classification project in partnership with Green Connect to drive education and raise awareness of environmental sustainability.

"Being committed to doing the right things for the community and empowering consumers to snack right, Mondelez Kinh Do always holds itself accountable to create more values for the socio-economy, support people in difficulty, and reduce the impact on the environment. Through our efforts to collaborate with social organisations, we hope to create positive change and make practical contributions to improving the nutritional health of the community and advancing sustainable development in Vietnam," said Anil Viswanathan, managing director of Mondelez Kinh Do Vietnam.

Amid seven years operating in Viet Nam with remarkable business achievements, Mondelez Kinh Do has made efforts to promote ESG and a circular economy via several programs, significantly contributing to environmental sustainability. The company is striving to reach its long-term goal of becoming a more sustainable snacking company in Viet Nam. — VNS

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