LACTHOSA, Honduras, launched its first sustainability report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, as well as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Honduras 2030 Agenda.
LACTHOSA presents relevant information from the 2016-2017 period, including its sustainable business model now aligned to the company’s purpose and understanding that corporate and sustainability are compatible and reach beyond what can be achieved only by charity or philanthropy. Results include the promoting of healthy agricultural practices for milk collection, focusing on children nutrition and protecting the environment.
In the social dimension, LACTHOSA reached 104 social projects and benefitted 42,769 people, provided almost a million glasses of milk to feeding programs, built three school cafeterias and supported 19 schools.
The sustainability report also discusses its Chito and Nena Kafie Foundation and projects oriented on rescuing social and moral values, construction of churches, children’s nutrition through school feeding programs and environment protection with building reefs to promote healthy marine ecosystems and boost fishing activities in the Gulf of Fonseca.
For the past 10 years, LACTHOSA achieved the following:
- Social investment of $3,406,207
- 1,926,543 glasses of milk for School Feeding Programs
- 252,783 food plates
- 684 scholarships
- 5,000 mammograms
- 1,968 school desks
- 10 national awards on CSR by FUNDAHRSE
- 1 international award by CEMEFI