innovation

Your Food Is Going To Be Grown By Robots, As They Take Over The…

Self-driving tractors. Robots that do the weeding. The days of the farmhand may be numbered.

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Co-creation is “a specific combination of players essential to…

Emmanuel Marchant, former general manager of danone.communities, and Jean-Christophe Laugée, director of the Danone Ecosystem Fund, explain why co-creation is at the heart of the two funds’ approach.

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This innovative food packaging will keep you from throwing perfectly…

Most often, food is still edible for a few days, sometimes even weeks, after the suggested date on the label.

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Why robots are the promise of a better future than you think

Robots might seem to threaten our jobs and our livelihoods, but they are in fact tools that can improve our performance and set us free from demeaning or dangerous tasks. In the environmental field, they…

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The downsides of environmental innovation

In June 2014, a solar roadways project sparked debate: do we need a new solar innovation when most roofs still are not equipped with solar panels? This question can be widened: as we wait for the next…

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Green Innovations Are Bringing Energy-Saving Technology Home

Advances in technology and consumer demand for energy-saving devices have made green technology increasingly accessible. Many innovations are geared toward homeowners looking to lower not only their energy…

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The Danone Ecosystem Fund rewarded by a BITC Big Tick 2014

The Danone Ecosystem Fund has just won a Big Tick from the Unilever International Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty. The Fund is rewarded for three of its sustainable projects in Egypt, Brazil…

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Danone at Impact2, an international event on social entrepreneurship

Held on 20 May at the Paris City Hall, the 3rd edition of Impact2 brought together social entrepreneurs, investors and politicians to explore the opportunities offered by social business in times of crisis.…

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Navi Radjou on jugaad innovation and how it can inspire mature markets

Last week, at Danone headquarters, a conference was organised for Danoners interested in learning more about jugaad innovation, a concept that has been spreading far and wide these past few years. Jugaad…

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Reverse innovation: how developing countries inspire the developed…

The definition of innovation is evolving in the wake of the multiple crises faced by the world. It is no longer only happening in the labs of Western R&D departments. Or, to be more accurate, we are now…

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