Water and jobs: are they the same fight?

78% of jobs around the world are dependent on water. This statistic was released on March 22 in a United Nations report entitled Water and Jobs, in the hope of alerting States and companies to the crucial…

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danone.communities: “Increasing our impact, together!”

The fruit of Franck Riboud’s meeting with Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, danone.communities has been supporting social entrepreneurs around the world since 2007, with the mission of eradicating…

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Building a new agricultural model: an urgent need for a sustainable…

The 9th Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) was held in Brussels on March 22, attended by 1,500 representatives of the food industry, the States and NGOs. Over the course of that day, all of the…

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Moving toward smart sustainable packaging: spotlight on innovations

At the global and local scales alike, the overconsumption of plastics causes pollution and waste that are hardly incompatible with the global sustainable development goals. In addition to actions that…

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Toward Zero-Impact Ocean Farming?

“My job is not to save the seas; my job is to figure out how they can save us” - Bren Smith For decades now, ecologists have been battling reef deterioration, pollution and overfishing... but what…

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Microcredits and Crowdfunding: The Dynamic Duo of Solidarity

To support micro-startup projects in Southern countries, entrepreneurial non-profits offer socially responsible participatory financing. What makes them different? They collect their funds on a single…

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They are under 30, and are trying to change the world

Forbes magazine has just published its list of the world's 30 most innovative social entrepreneurs. Six of them have put forward projects with revolutionary potential in the fields of energy and food.…

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Solar Africa: a look at the projects electrifying the continent

645 million Africans currently live without electricity. And yet each year, the sun provides over 2,000 kWh/m2 to Africa (1). The arrival of microgrids and low-cost photovoltaic solutions devised by a…

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World Water Day: a focus on Danone’s commitment

The protection of water resources is one of the key areas of work in Danone's 2020 Nature Plan. World Water Day, on the 22nd of March, is an opportunity to remind the commitment of the company to protect…

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Access to drinking water: solutions for everyone

According to a recent study published in February in the review Science Advances, four billion people throughout the world, including nearly two billion in India and China, regularly undergo severe water…

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