THE UNESDA COMMITMENTS

UNESDA has made far-reaching commitments to the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health. Compliance is regularly monitored by independent, third party auditors such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

UNESDA is just one of four organizations to have been named and praised by the EU Consumer Protection Commissioner for its Commitments on tackling obesity made in the framework of the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

Made in 2006, they commit industry signatories to act responsibly across the EU28 in four key areas:

Compliance

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No advertising in printed media, cinemas or broadcast programmes aimed at children under 12 95
-100%
No online advertising to children under 12 including social media and company owned websites 95
-100%

Compliance

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No sales in primary schools 95%
Ensure full range of beverages is available in secondary schools 98%
Respect commercial-free character of schools – unbranded vending machines 88%
Involve parents and educators in choice of beverages in secondary schools 84%

Compliance

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Sector-wide front of pack labelling scheme and complete roll out since 2008
Nutrition information in consumer-noticable way
On-pack calorie info per 100ml/or per serving on all products
Prominently advertise on pack the low/no-calorie nature of products

Compliance

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Increase number of new products with no/low calories
Provide wider choice and availability of individual pack sizes and cup downsizing

Compliance

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No advertising in printed media, cinemas or broadcast programmes aimed at children under 12 95
-100%
No online advertising to children under 12 including social media and company owned websites 95
-100%