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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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1001 Fontaines, Google Impact Challenge Finalist

Since 2004, the association 1001 Fontaines has been working, with the support of the Danone Communities solidarity fund, to train local entrepreneurs so that they can produce safe water to be sold for…

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Cooperation can lead to more efficient and sustainable use of water…

The United Nations General Assembly declared 22 March "World Water Day". As we approach this worldwide event, how can companies like Danone move one step closer to solving the challenge of access to water?

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Éric Ipavec: “It is one of the most beautiful experiences I have…

Meet Grameen Danone Foods’ new General Manager: Éric Ipavec, a man passionate about combining social and business impacts and the human dimension of his work.

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How 1001 Fountains brings potable water to Cambodian villages

Down to Earth made the most of a danone.communities board meeting to visit Cambodian villages where social business 1001 Fountains creates and secures access to safe drinking water. Here are the highlights…

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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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WAVE, an exhibition to celebrate collective ingenuity

The WAVE exhibition, designed by BNP Paribas, is curated by Navi Radjou. It highlights how, through creativity and collaboration, collective ingenuity can help change the world, even with little resources.…

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“Dacca: a resilient city”

Corinne Bazina, former General Manager of Grameen Danone Foods Ltd in Dacca, Bangladesh, tells the radio station RFI why she admires the inhabitants of this city, which spawned the social business

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Éric Ipavec: “It is one of the most beautiful experiences I have…

Meet Grameen Danone Foods’ new General Manager: Éric Ipavec, a man passionate about combining social and business impacts and the human dimension of his work.

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