Cooperating with people, our partners and society

Corporate Capabilities

Talent development
The Organization strives to attract and develop the best talent to be able to tackle current and future challenges, thus successfully connecting the people’s purposes with Grupo Nutresa’s higher purpose.

Effective research and innovation
The Organization undertakes basic and applied research in collaboration with the global science, technology and innovation ecosystem with the aim of gaining new knowledge that allows developing relevant high-impact innovations that contribute to Grupo Nutresa’s sustainable development.

In this strategic priority, Grupo Nutresa
explains the progress and management of material issues:

Nutrition and healthy lifestyles

Offering products and menus that provide the consumers with alternatives that meet their nutrition and wellness expectations, and actively promoting healthy lifestyles by means of awareness-raising and education campaigns and programs with an emphasis on responsible consumption.

Management approach

  • Innovating in products while meeting nutritional and health-related criteria.
  • Reducing the content of critical nutrients regarding public health.
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles.
  • Implementing front-panel nutritional labeling on all products.

Human talent management and inclusion

Consolidating an inclusion-driven and diverse culture that fosters the comprehensive development of the human capital, thus achieving availability, commitment, productivity and balance by means of safe and healthy work environments.

Management approach

  • Talent transformation.
  • Strengthening the Human Rights management system.
  • Creating diversity, equality and inclusion opportunities.
  • Managing the well-being and the quality of life of the employees.
  • Strengthening the workplace health and safety management model for suppliers and contractors.

Development of territories and social inclusion

Implementing comprehensive actions that guarantee the development of capabilities and the connection of base-level communities with real opportunities in terms of employment, entrepreneurship and educational continuity.

Management approach

  • Implementing projects focused on developing capabilities in the communities.
  • Implementing projects for the development of school leadership and management capabilities among teachers and academic directors.
  • Implementing education strategies to create employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people and women.
  • Developing the socio entrepreneurial capabilities of farmer associations that provide Grupo Nutresa with supplies.
  • Managing programs of sustainable value chains in Grupo Nutresa.

Traceability, quality and safety of products

Ensuring the satisfaction, well-being and nutrition of consumers with safe and high-quality products under strict compliance with the legal framework based on the quality management and food safety systems.

Management approach

  • Consolidating the certifications and maintaining the management systems.
  • Guaranteeing food protection.
  • Strengthening the business relations with suppliers and comakers, with the corresponding enforcement of applicable requirements.
  • Building capabilities for the exports to the United States by implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
  • Managing food regulatory procedures.
  • Strengthening the safety culture.
  • Enhancing the capabilities of the Organization’s own laboratories.
  • Applying 4.0 technologies.

Food security

Designing and undertaking initiatives focused on eradicating hunger and malnutrition, creating healthy food consumption possibilities through the development of sustainable agricultural capabilities.

Management approach

  • Implementing actions focused on building capacities related to food security and sustainable agriculture in both urban and rural communities.
  • Contributing to the eradication of hunger and malnutrition by working jointly with the food banks.
  • Raising the stakeholders’ awareness about the importance of food production and consumption, and how these affect the planet.

Innovation

Managing and promoting high-impact innovation by collaborating with the global science, technology and innovation ecosystem in order to gain new knowledge that allows researching and developing products, services, experiences and business models.

Management approach

  • Incorporating the capabilities of companies or entrepreneurship projects that anticipate the forward planning of the Businesses and their H2 and H3 innovation initiatives.
  • Promoting organizational growth via intrapreneurship initiatives.
  • Innovating in opportunities with a significant impact.
  • Strengthening the technological monitoring processes.
  • Creating and managing the innovation ecosystem map.
  • Consolidating the Scientific Research Center in Food, Health, and
  • Nutrition, Vidarium, as a source of information on health and nutrition.
  • Thoroughly using Imagix 2.0 programs and tools.

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