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Chapada dos guimarães, Matp Grosso, Brazil, rock surrounded by green and brown mountains and vegetations
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Bound to win in Mato Grosso

When you need to go further, working with others is a winning strategy. In the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil’s agricultural heartland, four organisations have banded together in a project to fight deforestation and conversion – the Jerónimo Martins Group is one of them.
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European Council President Charles Michel and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki visit Ukrainian-Polish border on March 2nd, 2022.
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Poland and the Migrants

The world was moved by Poland’s hospitality with Ukrainian refugees. Perhaps, for Poles, the war may be another form of Russian imperialism, but the fact is that this same war has dissipated differences and rekindled…

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Women Value

United by the desire to add value to Mozambique and be a source of inspiration…
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Nature does not Hurry

This ancient Chinese saying embodies something Man finds hard to work on: to respect the…
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Beeing Alive

Over 75% of our food rely on pollinators. Without them, many crops wouldn’t exist and…
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Feeding Our Willpower

Making our current food systems sustainable means changing the way we produce and eat, while…
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Drowning in Garbage

Global waste is set to reach 3.4 billion tonnes by 2050, according to the World…

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Precious Seed

Precious Seed

As climate crisis and worldwide conflicts place the food system at risk, seed banks safeguard biodiversity and are true guardians of national heritages. Portugal, Colombia and Poland are doing their part for the sake of future generations.
Two fishermen at sunset on the beach clean the fishing nets - in the background the colorful sky and seagulls in flight
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Net value

Net value

Saving the ocean, protecting the future. A human race against time, with global gains there for the taking. At Jerónimo Martins, the strategy for sustainable fishing and increasing investment in aquaculture are part of the Group’s contribution to the blue transition.
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Bairro Feliz

Bairro Feliz

Launched by Pingo Doce, the Bairro Feliz project is aimed at contributing towards happier communities by supporting the locals’ causes. Filipa Pimentel, Sustainable Development and Local Impact Director of Pingo Doce, shares some happy stories that resulted from the project.
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Szlachetna Paczka

Szlachetna Paczka

Set up in 2001, Szlachetna Paczka (the Noble Gift) is one of the most recognizable social projects in Poland. Arkadiusz Mierzwa, Corporate Communications and Sustainability Director of Biedronka, recounts the story of their partnership and its impact on the future of families in need.
Protocolary signature of the Misión Nutrición Project, presented on 8 September 2021 in Bogota. From left to right: María Juliana Ruiz, First Lady of Colombia; Pedro Leandro, CEO of Ara; Erika Rodríguez, Latam Director at The Consumer Goods Forum and Elisa Cadena, Nutritional Food & Beverages subdirector at the Ministry of Health of Colombia.
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Misión Nutrición

Misión Nutrición

Malnutrition is one of Colombia’s most serious public health challenges. Spearheaded by Ara, the Misión Nutrición programme emerged with the aim to contribute to a better nourished country. Andrea Jimeno, Corporate Communications Director at Ara, tells how the project is changing that reality.
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Briny Sea

Briny Sea

An arm of the North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea region is home to 85 million people from nine countries. They share a double challenge: managing the pressures that have been causing its degradation and ensuring the sustainability of this source of livelihood.
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A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

The green lung breathes again. One year after its launch, the “Serra do Açor Forest” reforestation project sees great progress. More than 570,000 trees of fire-resistant species will have been planted by the end of 2022 with the support of Jerónimo Martins.
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A new Generation of Trees

A new Generation of Trees

A new forest: resilient to fires, sustainable and productive. This is “Floresta Serra do Açor” project’s final goal. In the first five years, 85% of the area to reforest will combine pine with native species. Most of them regenerate naturally after felling, thus ensuring continuity of the forest.
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Heavy-duty Mission

Heavy-duty Mission

For the first time, the Oceano Azul Foundation invited diving centres to join the 2020 International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. The iconic tall ship Santa Maria Manuela was the base for one of the campaigns.
Agricultural Terraces and Grazing Fields Near Foz d'Egua, Piodao, Portugal
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Mountains of Hope

Mountains of Hope

In the green heart of Portugal, Serra do Açor was seriously affected by the 2017 wildfires. Jerónimo Martins will allocate 5 million euros to support a 40-year reforestation project that is already a source of hope for the region.