History
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Fundación Herdez, A.C is founded; dedicated to investigate and preserve Mexican food heritage.

Creation of the “Herdez Nutre” program, aimed at fighting malnutrition in Mexico.

Beginning of the collaboration with the Mexican Association of Food Banks in order to manage in-kind donations.

Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the first year and the best CSR practices Distinctive.

Publication of the first annual report of Corporate Social Responsibility under the GRI methodology.

Implementation of an Environmental Management System, which establishes indicators to achieve continuous improvements. Installation of a natural gas saving system for boilers and combustion equipment in the Barilla Plant.

Implementation of a wellness program for employees.

Expansion of the Herdez Nutre program to Chiapas.Recipient of the CSR award for the second year.

The Mexico Plant receives the Clean Industry Certificate.

Creation of the Compite training program. Integration of the Corporate Social Responsibility Department. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the third year.

Expansion of the Herdez Nutre program to San Luis Potosí. Fundación Herdez received recognition as a Socially Responsible Company from the Mexican Association of Food Banks (AMBA for its initials in Spanish).

Obtention of the ISO 22000 certificate for the Barilla Plant.

Evolution of the Herdez Nutre program into SABER NUTRIR.

Grupo Herdez applies to the Sustainability Index of the Mexican Stock Exchange. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the fourth year.

Creation of the Herdez Leader leadership program.

Creation of a manual for the timely release of marine fauna caught accidentally during fishing.

Saber Nutrir passes the 1 million hours’ mark of nutrition education.

Participation of 150 employees in the Healthy Eating Plan and 70 in the Physical Activation Plan. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the fifth year.

Adherence to the United Nations Global Compact. Inclusion of Grupo Herdez to the GEMI Initiative. The Mexico Plant obtains the ISO 9002 certification. Signing of the contract for the installation of the cogeneration plant.

Creation of an alliance between Saber Nutrir and Fundación Pro Mazahua. Saber Nutrir implements the Food Safety model in 10 Mazahua communities. Creation of the program "Saber Nutrir Volunteer" and the Saber Nutrir Sponsor Program.

Kick off of the Grupo Herdez University.

Inclusion in the Sustainability Index of the MSE.Training in the first 135 hours on human rights. Development of the Code of Conduct for Suppliers. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the sixth year.

Fundación Herdez wins Honorable Mention in the 2nd national exhibition of Healthy Creativity.

Decrease in 12.4% the consumption of electrical energy.

Establishment of the first Germplasm Bank in the Mazahua community. Saber Nutrir joins efforts with Child Fund International to fight malnutrition in Tapachula, Chiapas. Coverage of the Nutrition Education Project expands to Guanajuato primary schools, tending to a total of nine states within the country.

Creation of sustainability indicators. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the seventh year.

A total of 110,371 man hours of training were given, an annual average of 13.7 hours per employee. Implementation of the flexible schedule program for our corporate offices.

Saber Nutrir manages to change the eating habits of more than 160,000 primary school children in the country. Provided one million additional hours of nutrition education in ten states of Mexico. Construction of 404 productive projects in the State of Mexico and Chiapas.

We participated in the remodeling of the Papalote Children’s Museum in Mexico. Fundación Herdez published the book “Ahuácatl: delicious and nutritious fruit,” in addition to supporting non-profit organizations with in-kind donations.

Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the eighth year. Promotion of equality in our workforce through the Gender Equity Policy, 43% of the workforce are women.

Reduction of 48% in CO2 emissions from the wind power generation project and 20% waste generation.

Saber Nutrir provides one million additional hours of nutrition education in 459 primary schools, with a total of five million hours. Construction of 219 additional productive projects, improving the state of nutrition and the development of capacities of the communities.

Delivery of 2,207 nutritional consultations by the Healthy Eating Program. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the ninth year.

Reduction of emissions intensity per unit of production by 12.3% due to wind energy consumption.

We joined to the reconstruction of Mexico by donating 100 tons of product, 19 thousand liters of water and $ 9 million pesos to the Carlos Slim Foundation.

Saber Nutrir benefits more than 456 families and 25 communities in the State of Mexico and Chiapas. Construction of safe water systems for 119 families in six communities of Chiapas.

Certification of the tuna vessel "El Duque" in Environmental Quality granted by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT for its initials in Spanish), the first tuna vessel in the country to achieve it.

Alliance of Grupo Herdez with "Éntrale", with the purpose of promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities to the workforce. Recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Distinctive for the tenth year.