Four questions to help us understand the inclusive economy

What is the inclusive economy? What challenges can it help tackle? How is Danone involved? What challenges does it face? What positive impacts can it bring? Jean-Christophe Laugée, Danone's Social Innovation…

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Q&A with Ashoka’s Maria Escorcia: Boosting entrepreneurship…

Changemakers can come from anywhere, including the corporate world. Just look at Maria Escorcia, director of the South Florida chapter of Ashoka, a nonprofit that supports a network of 3,000 social entrepreneurs…

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Danone Brazil’s plant works on biomass

The Poços de Caldas plant, where Danone Brazil manufactures the majority of its dairy products, has been working with a biomass boiler since 2011 – with very positive results for both growth and environmental…

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The Climate Change Conference in Lima paves the way for Paris 2015

The Climate Change Conference “COP20” took place on December 1-12 in Lima, Peru. Before the Paris Climate Change Conference in 2015, COP20 is a crucial time to work on common policies to fight climate…

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Discover the Danone Ecosystem Fund’s projects in Brazil

Latin America’s second-largest economy continues to grow rapidly, but social and environmental issues can hinder development. With four projects each covering a step of Danone’s production chain, the…

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Organic farming can feed the world if done right, scientists claim

Organic farming is much more productive than previously thought, according to a new analysis of agricultural studies that challenges the conventional “biased” view that pesticide-free agriculture cannot…

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What were the outcomes of the Second International Conference on…

More than half the world’s population is adversely affected by malnutrition. FAO and WHO recently held their second intergovernmental conference to address the world’s nutrition problems in the 21st…

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This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away…

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.

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Africa’s largest solar farm is now fully operational!

The Jasper solar farm, located near Kimberley in South Africa, is now the continent's largest solar power project.

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Why developing countries need help to fight climate change

As the Green Climate Fund, which supports developing countries in the fight against climate change, is on the verge of closing its first financing round, the World Bank has just issued a report showing…

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