The case documents Tetra Pak ambitious efforts, with the governor of Nasarawa State in Nigeria in the setting up of a school feeding program on a non-dairy product, which eventually use local grain; Nutrisip. This is a business, not a philanthropic initiative that even with kick-starting the local industry (and thus poverty alleviation) is aimed at simultaneously improving the nutrition of children in the same time. It is the inclusion of Tetra Pak in tackling many of the discerning business and development issue … Read more »

The case documents Tetra Pak ambitious efforts, with the governor of Nasarawa State in Nigeria in the setting up of a school feeding program on a non-dairy product, which eventually use local grain; Nutrisip. This is a business, not a philanthropic initiative that even with kick-starting the local industry (and thus poverty alleviation) is aimed at simultaneously improving the nutrition of children in the same time. It is the inclusion of Tetra Pak in tackling many of the discerning business and development issues. The case illustrates the experience of Tetra Pak in the first two years of the program and shows the challenges and obstacles that the company trying to bring this ambitious program underway to promote local production of Nutrisip and secure the delivery and distribution chain of the product. Objective: 1 Change traditional perceptions of the role of business in society 2 Show how innovations can be implemented in a sustainable manner and in a developing country third Understand the challenges of working in a developing world context in his toughest 4 Understand the power of partnerships to strengthen corporate sustainability initiatives.
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Ulrich Steger,
Aileen Ionescu-Somers
Source: IMD
15 pages.
Release Date: 13 February 2008. Prod #: IMD265-PDF-ENG
School Feeding Program in Nigeria (A): Tetra Pak Business and Development Goal HBR case solution

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