CON-RCO's mandate is to engage all relevant stakeholders and promote collaboration with a range of partners, including those in government, local communities, businesses and individuals.
Some examples of past and current partners: Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions, Alberta Health Services, the University of Alberta, Allergan Canada, Bariatrix Nutrition, Campbell’s, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada, Bristol Myers Squibb, Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Centrum Foundation, Chicken Farmers of Canada, Covidien, Dairy Farmers of Canada, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, GlaxoSmithKline, Jenny Craig, Lilly, Lundbeck, Nestle Health Sciences - Optifast, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Public Health Agency of Canada, Rudd Centre for Food Policy and Obesity, Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS).
As a Network, CON does not advocate for specific regulations or approaches to treatment or prevention of obesity, but rather brings together all of the players for constructive dialogue.
We promote communication within this larger community and enable individual members to make informed decisions. We connect institutions, professional organizations and obesity initiatives to reduce duplication and increase impact through coherent efforts.