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“Those who see opportunity in the face of great challenge”:…

A new word has made its way into the vocabulary of social innovation: intrapreneurship. This new kind of innovator intends to rock the business world by infusing the “classic” companies they belong…

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The biodiversity of food resources is being eroded: how can we…

We have never known so many varieties of plants, cereals and animals, but equally species have never disappeared at such a rate. The main culprit is agriculture, which has both abandoned some products…

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Business schools and social innovation: the beginning of a love…

Over the past few years, many business schools have launched social innovation courses, programmes or chairs. The creators or students of such programmes have answered our questions to explain how important…

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Sustainable behaviour by design

Marketing and communication are not the only way to make consumers aware of sustainability challenges. As many people are simply too busy to succumb to even the most sophisticated sustainability messages,…

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Advertising to children: the responsibility of food manufacturers

The very idea of ensuring healthy nutrition for the future starts with children, not only with the products designed for them, but also with the communication tools that companies use to target them. The…

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The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation: committing to sustainable…

The Foundation named after Danone’s founder is shortly awarding its first scientific prize for research on sustainable diet and long-term health. A high-profile example of one of the missions the Foundation…

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Felix Dodds: A Global Call to Action for Sustainable Development

Felix Dodds played a significant role in the Rio+20 Conference and has been active at the UN since 1990 attending key meetings on sustainable development. With this call to action for Sustainable Development…

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Can upcycling change the industry?

Ever since the book Cradle to Cradle was published, ten years ago, the concept of upcycling has developed into an increasingly-prevalent trend. It could be now on the verge of upscaling, and transforming…

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What will it take to reverse the current obesity epidemic in the…

Two-thirds of adults and a third of children in the USA are overweight or obese, government statistics show. Three national experts weighed in on what it will take to solve the obesity problem.

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Women empowerment: a key challenge for development

All over the world, in developed countries as well as in the developing world, poor women suffer more from their situation than anyone else. Women’s rights need be guaranteed everywhere, and that is…

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