April 14, 2017
Shonah Chalmers CCC, B.A.Sc., Culinary Programs Coordinator at Humber, has been appointed to the position of Vice Chairman of the Worldchefs Feed the Planet and Sustainability Committee for the term of 2016-2020.
Worldchefs initiated Feed the Planet in 2012 to encourage its membership base of 10 million chefs worldwide to create a positive change for the planet. Initiatives include Worldchefs without Borders, focused on humanitarian aid, sustainability education for professionals, and professional education for people in need.
Based on a sustainability framework ‘For the Better’ and a promise to be a force for good in local communities, Electrolux will initiate and drive projects by engaging its business units and 60 000 employees. The project will be backed by funding through the Electrolux Food Foundation, established in 2016.
AIESEC volunteers and interns help power Feed the Planet with knowledge and manpower. It is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential through professional internships, and volunteering in social projects. With 70 000 members in 125 countries, AIESEC was selected by the UN as one of the organizations helping to reach out with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to youth worldwide.