OUR NETWORK OF SUGAR SMART INITIATIVES
Lewisham have continued their great work on improving public health by unveiling the first public advertising billboards promoting Sugar Smart in their borough.
Somerset County Council officially launched their Sugar Smart campaign in January 2020 at an event attended by David Fothergill, the Council Leader, Sustain’s Fran Bernhardt, and representatives from several local schools and organisations.
Southwark Council is taking action to curb childhood obesity by banning sugary drinks in schools and instead offering water or milk.
London Child Obesity Taskforce is calling for access to drinking water to be scaled up to ensure Londoners are never far from free drinking water.
A report published in February 2020 by the WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission calls for a legally binding protocol to be added to the CRC so that countries can work together to prohibit children-targeted junk food marketing.
In recognising the seriousness of child obesity globally, the corporation has announced some steps it is taking to reduce marketing and advertising of food and drinks to children. Read our response.
The first independent and direct evaluation of the impact of the UK's Soft Drinks Industry Levy has indicated a dramatic fall in levels of sugar in drinks. Children's Food Campaign responds.
Action on Sugar call for premixed alcohol drinks to be reduced in sugar to help curb obesity epidemic.
SUGAR SMART Barnet Launch highlights schools and high streets in a bid to improve youth health outcomes
Barnet Council launched their SUGAR SMART campaign on 20 January. The event brought together schools, youth projects and the borough's Mayor to celebrate successes and plan next steps ensure healthy futures for the borough's children.