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Is the best yet to come?

Each year, the Earth University reflects on society and the environment, and the challenges we are facing for the future. The 2013 edition of the event adopted a positive point of view, sharing the reasons…

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How 15th May made history

The main event of the Global Communities Meeting Tour hosted by danone.communities took place in Paris last year. Here is an account of this special day, packed with ideas and enthusiasm.

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Bruno Bonnell: “We will have a hard time doing without the robots…

French entrepreneur and robotics expert Bruno Bonnell shares his views on the robots of tomorrow, and especially on our interactions with them. The key word here is cooperation.

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“Acteurs pour un lait durable”: co-building a sustainable supply…

Florence Chambon, Milk Director at Danone Dairy France, explains how Danone in France works on securing a milk supply chain that is beneficial in economic, environmental and quality terms, both for the…

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Sustainability Week 2013: how to build France’s energy transition

The 10th French Sustainability Week is being held right now all over the country, bringing together the Ministry of Ecology and a variety of public and private actors to discuss the question of energy…

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A documentary exploring the future of agriculture

Three years ago, French fiction director Coline Serreau made a documentary film on a vertiginous subject: how can we counter the bad habits our agriculture developed in the 20th century? The result is…

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Eating well, moving well, ageing well: the joint project of Nutricia…

Thanks to the support of the Danone Ecosystem Fund, Nutricia – Danone's medical nutrition brand – and Siel Bleu – a non-profit organisation that helps the elderly remain active – have drawn up…

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France’s Environmental Conference: what future for the ecological…

France’s new government will hold its first Environmental Conference in Paris this week. Although some controversial issues are already getting all the media attention, what really is at stake is the…

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Maria Nowak: “Micro-credit can be applied everywhere”

Maria Nowak is the major advocate for the development of micro-credit in France and at European level, with her association Adie. She is an economist who believes that the future of our economy lies with…

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Mélanie Nowik from Isomir: “We help build innovative new projects…

Isomir is one of the projects supported by danone.communities, Danone’s fund for social business. We met Mélanie Nowik, its project manager, who explains how this innovative project helps farmers to…

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