The Danone Institute of Canada's mission is to improve the health and well-being of Canadians through better nutrition. Its mandate is to promote nutritional behaviour changes in the general public and vulnerable populations with an emphasis on childhood nutrition.
The institute fulfills its mandate through:
- Promoting nutritional behaviour changes in the general public and vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on childhood nutrition;
- Supporting research that leads to improved nutritional behavioural changes, particularly during pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adolescence;
- Encouraging educational programs through alliances with professionals and community organizations;
- Recognizing excellence in research, education, and communication that leads to nutritional behavioural changes.