TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2022 /CNW/ – Second Harvest and its Board of Administrators introduced immediately that Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Canada’s Meals Professor, has been appointed to the nationwide meals rescue group’s Board of Administrators.
“We’re so excited Sylvain has joined the Second Harvest Board of Administrators,” Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest stated. “His expertise and data within the Canadian meals house are immeasurable. The extent of scientific experience that Sylvain brings will probably be a significant strategic asset for Second Harvest and the folks and planet we serve.”
Primarily based in Halifax, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is a professor and director of the Agri-Meals Analytics Meals Lab at Dalhousie College, and former Dean of the School of Administration. He’s a Canadian researcher in meals distribution and meals coverage, well-known for his podcast The Meals Professor which showcases scorching points within the meals, foodservice, grocery and restaurant industries. Sylvain is a favoured media contributor and has authored quite a few reviews on Canadian meals manufacturing. His writing commonly seems in The Globe and Mail, La Presse, Toronto Star and Le Journal de Montréal.
“I am honoured to hitch such a terrific group and esteemed board. What Second Harvest has completed lately as Canada’s largest meals rescue group is really superb,” Dr. Sylvain Charlebois stated.
Final 12 months, Second Harvest rescued and redistributed greater than 41 million kilos of meals to an enormous community of non-profit organizations and neighborhood meals packages in Canada, averting 162 million kilos of greenhouse gases from getting into the surroundings within the course of. Along with meals rescue, Second Harvest has not too long ago printed three main analysis reviews: The Avoidable Disaster of Meals Waste (2019), Canada’s Invisible Meals Community (2021) and Wasted Alternative (2022).
Sylvain joins an distinctive Board of Administrators (https://www.secondharvest.ca/about-us/governance) with a shared imaginative and prescient of NO WASTE NO HUNGER. The following board assembly takes place later this month.
“I am happy to hitch Lori in welcoming Sylvain Charlebois to Second Harvest’s Board of Administrators,” Jeff Hauswirth, Chair of the Board stated. “The necessity for meals rescue and redistribution is extra essential than ever and Sylvain’s explicit perspective and perception is a really welcome addition to this group.”
About Second Harvest
Second Harvest is Canada’s largest meals rescue group and is a worldwide thought chief on perishable meals redistribution. We function on the intersection of starvation aid and environmental safety, tackling meals loss and waste via meals redistribution, analysis, consciousness, and schooling, frequently innovating and collaborating to make sure a extra sustainable planet.
We work with hundreds of meals companies from throughout the provision chain using logistics and know-how to scale back the quantity of edible meals going to waste, thereby diverting pointless greenhouse gases from getting into the surroundings. Our inclusive mannequin ensures this wholesome surplus meals is redirected to hundreds of charities and non-profits throughout the nation, offering hundreds of thousands of Canadians experiencing meals insecurity entry to the nourishment they want. Study extra: secondharvest.ca
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