The Winner of 2014 Nestlé CSV Prize is…

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

VEVEY, Switzerland–()–On October 9th, during the global Creating Shared Value Forum, co-organised by Nestlé and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, it was announced that the overall winner of the 2014 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize is Honey Care Africa (HCA)!

HCA is an East African company offering rural, smallholder households opportunities to generate additional income through honey production.

Its share of the CHF 500’000 prize (split between the three finalists) will support HCA’s ‘A Sweeter South Sudan’ initiative that is aiming to help 35’000 impoverished farmers become commercial beekeepers by 2017 – a concept that has already raised the incomes of more than 15’000 Kenyan farmers.

 

Source: Business Wire (link opens in a new window)

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