Our BOOST Employee Wellbeing Programme’s Achievements in 2018!
The BOOST employee well-being programme was launched in January 2018 following an evolution of our business’ well-being strategy. The programme focuses on physical health, mental health, exercise and nutrition under our four key pillars – Stay Well, Find Balance, Keep Active and Eat Better.
Celebrating our impact on healthy lifestyles in Birmingham
2018 Highlights from our Health for Life Programme by Kelly Farrell, Community Affairs Manager Mondelez International.
‘Rocket Fuel’ is the proof that the future for food innovation is bright
For the last ten weeks people up and down the country have been gripped by Great British Bake Off (GBBO) and the skill, flair and occasional mishap in the baking challenges. Huge congratulations to Sophie – a well-deserved winner for her spectacular entremet! I was particularly impressed by the marbling glaze...my weekend challenge with my 10 year old son.
British business must plug productivity with leadership and investment
Glenn Caton, President of Northern Europe for Mondelēz International, explains why he is expanding production at the iconic Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville.
National Apprenticeship Week – considering a different route
Ever since I was a kid I’ve always had a keen interest in science and computers. I have fond memories of my science and engineering classes at school and always envisioned working in a STEM career. I
Tackling exploitation in Cocoa Farming - Fairtrade Fortnight
With as many as one in five shoppers never thinking about whether food had been produced in exploitative conditions [insert source], this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight campaign is timely in calling for more people to choose ethically produced goods, so more farmers in developing countries are treated fairly.
Inventing, inspiring and investing in the future of Chocolate
Transforming the lives of thousands of cocoa famers – why we’re expanding the Cocoa Life programme
COCOA LIFE IN GHANA: Helping female farmers thrive in business The story of Juliana (Suhum region)
Juliana is a farmer and entrepreneur in eastern Ghana. Following some tough years on the farm she took part in the Cocoa Life training programme, and has since been able to turn her livelihood around. She is now able to support her children, her sister’s children and her parents, as well as help educate and empower other women in the community achieve their own success.
Mondelēz International apprentice Olivia Bowry: “The knowledge and skill I've picked up during my first year is phenomenal”
As thousands of students receive their GCSE results, our Research Development Quality Apprentice Olivia Bowry, reflects on what it’s like to pursue a career in the food and drink industry and her first year working at the home of Cadbury in Bournville.
Celebrating success of our Health for Life programme!
Our Health for Life programme has had a very busy and successful couple of weeks and I’m enormously proud of the team and our amazing community partners that have shown great passion, dedication and a great sense of humour over the past few weeks! Here’s what we’ve been up to...
National Women in Engineering Day - "We need more female role models in the food and drink industry"
Maria Pia De Caro, Plant Director for Mondelēz International’s Bournville factory, shares her thoughts and passion for women in engineering and manufacturing.
What’s it like to work in our new employee services centre in Bournville?
Sam Sparrow explains what it’s like to work at our new global employee services centre based in Bournville, the home of Cadbury: “I started my career in Mondelez 24 years ago! I joined Cadbury as a graduate and my role was to forecast the sales of all the products made in our Bournville factory – a real job with real impact from day one".