Connecting innovators and their innovations to empower human health through food, sustainably

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The NOURISH Movement is a passionate group of global leaders coming together to empower human health through food, sustainably.  

We are bringing together and uniting worlds that do not normally come together—the worlds of food, healthcare and technology—to collaborate in new ways through a multi-stakeholder innovation model designed around grand challenges.  

We believe more scalable approaches can emerge and spring forth from this kind of creative and courageous collaboration.  
For us, the thread, the constant in all of this, is the core belief that getting the right food and nutrition to each person can unlock bold new possibilities.

This is not a new idea. In fact, it is rooted deeply in a beautifully ancient concept best embodied by the words of Hippocrates when he said, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”
Our Case For Action

We are facing a far greater pandemic than COVID-19.

#1
Risk Factor
for mortality and morbidity is our diet
~30%
of the Global Population
is overweight or obese
~30%
of the Global Population
lacks essential micronutrients

Why Act Now?

> The connection between food, health and sustainability continues to strengthen in the minds of consumers, policymakers, providers and investors.

> All are looking for innovative solutions that simultaneously make people healthier, our health care systems affordable and our food systems more resilient.

> At the same time, the global population continues to grow; it is expected to reach 10 billion by 2050. These next 30 years will be critical to the health of people and the planet.

> The innovative solutions the world is calling for cannot wait. To ensure a healthy future for all, we must act now.

Explore more of Our Case For Action (PDF)
OUR APPROACH

Multi-stakeholder innovation factory

We think of NOURISH as a new kind of “factory” for innovations where:
The Innovation Factory is manifested through the four distinct ways we deliver value to our stakeholders:

Nourish Exchange

We actively curate, convene and connect an ecosystem of players through our NOURISH EXCHANGE events and platforms to help foster creative and courageous partnering.

Open Forums

We host OPEN FORUMS around broad themes within our manifesto, to identify high-value, regionally relevant territories and challenges ripe for scalable private sector, market-based innovation.

NOTE: Open Forums leverage Clareo’s proprietary innovation methodology and process.

Innovation Sprints

We design and lead INNOVATION SPRINTS around territories and challenges from our Open Forums to move from ideas to actions: rallying a targeted group of ecosystem players to address the scaling barriers and co-create a portfolio of market-based solutions the participants can carry forward.

Innovation Portfolios

We steward an INNOVATION PORTFOLIO of market opportunities from ideation to validation and scaling with a consortium of partners.
OUR APPROACH

Pillars

We focus on four territories of innovation.
OUR APPROACH

Principles


The NOURISH Movement is:
Sustainability-driven
Private sector, market-based
Evidence-based
Multi-stakeholder-driven
Human-centered
Read our Manifesto to learn more about our approach
NOURISH Manifesto (PDF)
OUR STORY

From a Catalyst to a Global Movement focused on innovation and impact

Our journey has involved global dialogues, round table events, working groups and conversations with several hundred thought leaders, experts and innovators.

How did this all begin? Our story was set in motion by an in-kind partnership between Clareo and The World Innovation Network (TWIN). In 2018, we initiated a TWIN Catalyst focused on Nourishing the World to 2050: Empowering Human Health through Food.

Building on the momentum from the Catalyst, we officially launched the NOURISH Movement at the start of 2021. Led by Clareo, NOURISH successfully held an Open Forum in April 2021. We are ready to shift from ideas to action in our upcoming Innovation Sprints.

OUR COMMUNITY

Leaders who are mobilizing their funding, knowledge, capabilities and/or relationships to make an impact on health outcomes through nutrition and food

Co-Chairs
Brian Griffith, Chairman at Griffith Foods
Scott Bowman, Managing Partner at Clareo

Program Management Co-Lead
Kulvir Gill, Senior Strategist at Clareo

Steering Committee
Susan Blount, Global Head of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at Mars
Jack Bobo, CEO at Futurity and Former Senior Advisor of Global Food Policy at the U.S. Department of State (2002-2015)
Susan Bratton, Founder and CEO at Savor Health
Bob Castro, Entrepreneur and former Senior Advisor to U.S. Secretary of State's Office of Global Partnerships and USAID Administrator; and former professional staff for Congress' Office of Technology Assessment Board
TC Chatterjee, CEO at Griffith Foods
Alan Gibson, Chief Commercial Officer at Devenish
Allison Hess, Vice President, Health and Wellness at Geisinger
Diana Horvath, Co-Founder and President at 2Blades Foundation
Robert Jones, Founder and CEO at Roots Food Group
Niels Lund, Vice President, Global Prevention and Health Promotion at Novo Nordisk
Kelly Nowicki, Senior Operations Administrator at Mayo
Steve Ostroff, MD, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Science Officer at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2013-2019)
John Power, Founder and President at LSC International
Jim Thorne, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships at Griffith Foods and President at Nourish Ventures
Maria Velissariou, Chief Science Officer at Mars
Advisory Committee
Kevin Buckley, Senior Advisor of Development and Startups at Enterprise Ireland
Lee Chae, Co-Founder and CTO at Brightseed
Kirsten Coppoolse, COO at The New Fork
Steve DeVries, MD, Founder and Executive Director at the Gaples Institute of Integrative Cardiology
Annelies Dijk, R&D Lead for Food, Health and Consumer Research at Wageningen University and Research
Paul Earle, Faculty at Kellogg (Northwestern University) and Former Executive Director at Leo Burnett Farmhouse (2011-2016)
Mariya Filipova, CEO at [stealth] and Former Vice President of Innovation at Anthem (2018-2021)
Annelies Goris, Head of Precision Health, Nutrition and Behavior at OnePlanet Research
Kyriacos Koupparis, Head of Frontier Innovations at World Food Programme
Guido van Nispen, Founder and CEO at WE-Technology
Lisa Satolli, Project Lead, Humanitarian and Resilience Investing at the World Economic Forum
Eddie Scaife, Chief Operating Officer at Humanativ
Nick Scarlett, Principal at TRC Advisory and Limited Partner at VestedWorld
Brian Schroeder, Founder and CEO at Preventia Group

NOURISH Team
Carlos Cortez
Danielle Galmore
Lauren McManus
Ketan Patel
Talia Soffer
Faith Son

FOUNDING PARTNER
LAUNCH PARTNERS
We are Collaborating with global leaders looking to move from ideas to action

Get in Touch

To learn more about the NOURISH Movement or to get involved, get in touch with us via email.