Insights

Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.

Childhood obesity

Children_eating_school_lunch
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
04 Nov 2020

Report: measures to improve access to healthy school food

We reviewed the food at 60 primary and secondary schools. In many cases, we found that the School Food Standards exist on paper but not on plates.

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Childhood obesity

Healthy Markets campaign
Sharon Bligh
Healthier Lives Director, The Consumer Goods Forum
Opinion
15 Oct 2020

A closer look at our Collaboration for Healthier Lives

Assessing the progress of the innovative collaboration that aims to drive behavioural change and positively impact consumer health.

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Childhood obesity

Woman going to the supermarket
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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
15 Oct 2020

Can supermarkets help turn the tide on obesity?

A report from one year of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives in the UK (CHL UK)

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Childhood obesity

Children's school dinner plate
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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
01 Oct 2020

Serving up children’s health

Opportunities and barriers in the school food system to prioritise nutritious food for our young people

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Childhood obesity

Young people at school
Sean Miller
Founder, nonon
Opinion
29 Sep 2020

Young people’s response to healthier food on the go

Testing a new app concept to give young people affordable access to healthier food on the go.

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Childhood obesity

Kids fast food menu
Keiron Boyle
Kieron Boyle
Chief Executive
Opinion
28 Sep 2020

Impact investing for social change with the new SMASH app

Impact investing can play a pivotal role in tackling health issues. Here's how we're investing to create systemic change that helps children eat healthier.

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Childhood obesity

Girl with shopping bag
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
22 Sep 2020

New SMASH App aims to reduce youth obesity

Save Money and Stay Healthy incentivises young people to eat healthier, with 20% discounts for 9 million 13-24 year olds.

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Multiple long-term conditions

Women in Tulse Hill
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
02 Sep 2020

New neighbourhood scheme in Tulse Hill gets go-ahead

We're working to support community organising, develop partnerships with local organisations and provide employment and welfare support.

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COVID-19 Multiple long-term conditions

Man walking in the park with walking poles
Rohan Martyres
Rohan Martyres
Programme Director (maternity cover)
Opinion
20 Aug 2020

Financial shields during COVID-19 to protect health

How we're acting on the evidence that debt and money worries can lead to food insecurity, poor diets, higher stress levels and deteriorating mental health.

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