Projects with Impact


Making a positive contribution to
sustainable development.


Our goal is to create and support projects that have an impact on the markets where we operate, that contribute to Agenda 2030, and that promote the sustainable development of the participated companies themselves.

"Teach a man to fish and you'll feed him for the rest of his life”, Lao Tzu


SCOPE

– Employability
– Professional Qualification
– Social Responsibility


ADDRESSES

Young people living in an underprivileged social situation.


CHALLENGE

To take advantage of resources and instruments focused on the training and professional development of employees of different Teixeira Duarte Group subsidiaries, to train the recipients and to give them the opportunity to make a start in the jobs market.


DESCRIPTION

“Fazer Pescar (Go Fishing)" is an initiative that aims to create opportunities for young people, training them to autonomously become a fundamental part of the development of the community of which they form a part.
A 3.5-month educational programme that includes the components of social integration, corporate integration and integration into the workplace. Attendance is free and trainees benefit from daily meals, a daily transport allowance, personal accident insurance, uniforms and clothing for individual use, school supplies and regular medical monitoring. At the end of the course, trainees with positive assessments join companies Group companies in Angola.


SECTORS/GROUP COMPANIES INVOLVE

All sectors operating in Angola.


IMPACT

– 32 editions since 2013 (6 editions in 2019);
– 450 young graduates joined Group companies since 2013;




FAZER PESCAR CONTRIBUTES TO


QUALITY EDUCATION

Ensure access to quality and equitable inclusive education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.

"Together we develop Angola"


SCOPE

– Employability
– Inclusive economy
– Quality and Food Safety
– Professional Qualification
– Responsible practices in the value chain


ADDRESSES

Agricultural producers, with an emphasis on small and medium sized producers.
Consumers in general.


CHALLENGE

Reduce the difficulties in obtaining high quality agricultural produce for CND's food retail business, at prices accessible to all, in a consistent and sustainable manner, taking advantage of its resources and instruments focused on the training and professional development of workers directly and indirectly related to this activity.


DESCRIPTION

Program created in 2012 and promoted by CND through its "Maxi" brand, which establishes partnerships with producers, with the aim of developing national production and making the best national agricultural products accessible to the entire population.
“Fazenda Maxi" gives producers the assurance that products are sent to Maxi stores, by collecting them and transporting them. It also provides technical advice throughout the production process, and specialised training activities with a view to improve the quality and regularity of their production. The savings obtained by shortening the distribution chain are passed on to the end customer.
Within the scope of this program, CND ensures the technical monitoring of producers, supplies, logistics and quality and food safety of products, by allocating to the program a fleet of refrigerated vehicles with a capacity of 8 tonnes, specially developed transport boxes and the operational support of its central structure, including the company’s modern distribution centre located in Morro Bento.



SECTORS/GROUP COMPANIES INVOLVED

Distribution Sector in Angola.


IMPACT

– 18,300 tonnes purchased from producers in 5 years;
– 12% average annual growth rate in production;
– In 2019 it represented 82% of the Fruits and Vegetables category in "Maxi" stores, reducing the rate of imports in the category;
– 4,800 permanent and seasonal jobs on average per year; – 46 different products produced;
– Transfer of knowledge and know-how;
– Strengthening of the technical capacities of producers to make progress towards more sustainable production patterns;
– Professional development of small agricultural entrepreneurs;
– Job creation;
– Increased economic well-being of families and the resulting promotion of their settlement in rural areas;
– More diversified and high quality supply of national products.




A FAZENDA MAXI CONTRIBUTES TO


NO POVERTY

Eradicate poverty, in all its forms, everywhere.

ZERO HUNGER

Eradicate hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Build resilient infrastructures, promote inclusive industrialization and foster innovation.

REDUCE INEQUALITIES

Reduce inequalities within and between countries.

RESPONSIBLE CONSUPTION AND PRODUCTION

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

"In search of national talent."


SCOPE

– Strengthening national cultural identity
– Entrepreneurship
– Inclusive economy


ADDRESSEES

Artists and small and medium-sized national craftspeople. Consumers in general.


CHALLENGE

To boost the unique factors of CND’s specialised retail business by including locally manufactured original articles, integrating national artists and craftspeople into organised retail.


DESCRIPTION

Program created in 2018 and promoted by the CND through its "Dakaza" brand, which establishes partnerships with Angolan artists and craftspeople, with the aim of promoting the creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship of national creators.
The "Roots" Programme makes it possible for Dakaza's customers to purchase national pieces of art and crafts. Artisans and craftsmen are given spaces in the brand's stores to exhibit articles and run demonstrations, and workshops with the participation of customers. “Dakaza” also promotes the reputation of creators in addition to selling their articles.


SECTORS/GROUP COMPANIES INVOLVED

Distribution Sector in Angola.


IMPACT

– 28 artists and/or exhibitions in two years;
– 2,900 items sold in two years;
– 28,500 visitors impacted per year;
– More diversified and high quality supply of national products.




RAÍZES CONTRIBUTES TO


DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

REDUCE INEQUALITIES

Reduce inequalities within and between countries.

"Giving is good. Together, it's three times better."


SCOPE

–Social Responsibility


ADDRESSEES

Social institutions that support people in markets where Teixeira Duarte Group companies operate.


CHALLENGE

Support social charity projects and institutions through initiatives that involve employees in direct action that is neither exclusive nor centralised in a decision by the Board of Directors.


DESCRIPTION

The TODOS DAMOS programme allows Teixeira Duarte Group companies to reinforce the donations that their employees intend to make to social solidarity projects and institutions that support people.
Teixeira Duarte provides an annual amount for this purpose and it is the employees who choose the institutions they wish to support. The company donates twice the amount donated by them, thus tripling the value of the donation received by the institutions.
Any employee of the Group's companies may apply to the Programme, indicating a social institution based in a country in which the Group operates to which he/she wishes to contribute or has already contributed with a donation.
The amount that the employee wishes to donate to the institution may be donated directly by them, or the amount can be deducted from their next pay packet.
In 2020, between donations from employees and donations from Group companies, 77,885 € were donated to 40 institutions in Portugal, Angola and Brazil. In 2021, the overall total budget for donations to be made available is 150,000 €.


SECTORS/GROUP COMPANIES INVOLVED

All companies included in the consolidation perimeter of Teixeira Duarte.


IMPACT

– 56 applications in 2020 (48 in 2019; 40 in 2018);
– 41 institutions supported in Portugal, Angola and Brazil in 2020 (40 in 2019; 35 in 2018);
– 77,885 € were donated in 2020, including donations from employees and Teixeira Duarte Group companies (107,415 € in 2019; €37,449 € in 2018).




TODOS DAMOS CONTRIBUTES TO


NO POVERTY

Eradicate poverty, in all its forms, everywhere.

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Ensuring access to quality health and promoting well-being for all, at all ages.

QUALITY EDUCATION

Ensure access to quality and equitable inclusive education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

REDUCE INEQUALITIES

Reduce inequalities within and between countries.

"More Health. Closer."


SCOPE

– Public Health
– Information
– Social Responsibility


ADDRESSEES

Underprivileged Angolan communities.
Partners.


CHALLENGE

To create a positive impact in communities by taking advantage of the human and logistical resources of "Maxi" and the technical capacity of the “Farmácia Popular” network of stores, both belonging to the subsidiary CND.


DESCRITION

A social responsibility programme created in 2016 and promoted by CND through its "Maxi" and "Farmácia Popular" brands, which operates in underprivileged communities in the areas of influence of these stores, carrying out preventive actions, counselling, screening and treatment of diseases, in addition to running information and awareness activities on eating habits and hygiene, seeking to contribute to improving the quality of life of the target populations
The main areas of activity of "MaxiSaúde" are malaria - the largest cause of death in Angola -, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, oral health and healthy eating.
This program is run with the support of voluntary employees of the CND company, with other entities as partners.


SECTORS/GROUP COMPANIES INVOLVED

Distribution Sector in Angola.


IMPACT

– 10.000 people impacted by the program and 21 activities carried out in 2019;
– 25,000 people involved in more than 60 activities carried out since the beginning of the program;
– Closer relations with schools, churches and local communities in general;
– Expansion of partnerships in 2019 with a total of 8 partners.




MAXISAÚDE CONTRIBUTES TO


GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Ensuring access to quality health and promoting well-being for all, at all ages.

REDUCE INEQUALITIES

Reduce inequalities within and between countries.

"Together we save lives."


SCOPE

– Public Health
– Information
– Social Responsibility


ADDRESSEES

Employees.


CHALLENGE

To contribute to the improvement of the voluntary blood donation system in Angola that allows universal access to timely supplies of safe, quality assured blood and blood components.
As only 10% of blood donations in Angola are voluntary, many employees either directly or indirectly face this potential blood shortage at some point in their lives.


DESCRIPTION

A social responsibility program created in 2019 and promoted by Teixeira Duarte - Engenharia e Construções. It aims to encourage employees to donate blood voluntarily on a regular basis to contribute to increasing blood reserves in the health system.
By making its employees aware of the importance of voluntary blood donation and providing conditions for donations to be made, through technical partnerships, the company aims to contribute to reducing the current shortage of blood stocks in health institutions and stimulate a greater sense of solidarity with employees and their personal lives.
This program is run with technical support from the Sagrada Esperança Clinic.


SECTORS/GROUP COMPANIES INVOLVED

The construction sector in Angola, expected to expand to other sectors in 2020.


IMPACT

– 2 collection activities arranged during the first year, in 2019, bringing together about 40 voluntary donors;
– On average, 450ml of blood are collected from each donation;
– Closer relationships with health institutions.




DAR VIDA CONTRIBUTES TO


GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Ensuring access to quality health and promoting well-being for all, at all ages.

REDUCE INEQUALITIES

Reduce inequalities within and between countries.

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