Feeding Change

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Feeding Change

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Advances health by breaking down silos and catalyzing efforts to create a healthier and more sustainable food system

About Feeding Change

Food is the single strongest lever to optimize both human and planetary health. It is also an industry undergoing rapid change fueled by shifting consumer preferences, emerging nutrition science, geopolitical shifts, environmental concerns, and health crises.

Sitting at the intersection of finance and health, the Milken Institute is uniquely situated to serve as a catalyst during this pivotal moment.

The Milken Institute Center for Public Health's Feeding Change program advances health by breaking down silos and catalyzing efforts to create a healthier and more sustainable food system. The program brings together top global CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, academics, philanthropists, and policymakers to create connections that drive the growth of business opportunities, foster new ideas, and advance global health and sustainability.

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The world invested $17 billion in agricultural and food technology in 2018

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Two-thirds of the adults in the US are overweight or obese

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Fast food is consumed daily by 37% of adults in the US

Policy

Develop legislative, regulatory, and corporate policies focused on improving the food system and using nutrition as a tool to advance health

Innovation

Foster partnerships and investment across a wide range of companies to respond to changing market dynamics and help scale solutions that will improve global health

Culture

Fuel the demand for healthy options across communities by engaging celebrities, influencers, and corporations committed to creating a positive culture of health