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Danone’s subsidiary in Morocco supports healthy nutrition for…

Centrale Laitière, Danone’s subsidiary in Morocco, has made the heart of its mission to provide health through food. The programmes for children it carries out are good examples of this commitment.

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FACTS Reports’ special issue on the Livelihoods Fund: sharing…

Facts Reports is a journal published by the Veolia Environment Institute which aims to share the knowledge of field actors working on development…

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Discovering « jugaad innovation »

At an innovation cocktail held two weeks ago in Paris by the danone.communities team, the participants were introduced to a new kind of entrepreneurship: “jugaad innovation”. Here is a sneak peek at…

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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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April 24th 2013: the 1st Global Summit on the Health Effects of…

This new international event, which brought together experts in medicine and nutrition, aimed to demonstrate the health benefits of yogurt and promote research into the topic.

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Will architecture save populations forced out by sea level rise?

Climate change has many effects on our environment and habitats, and one of them is sea level rise. Soon, vast numbers of people might be forced out of their homeland and become “environmental migrants”.…

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Predicting the future: is the eternal fantasy about to come true?

Predicting the future is on the verge of becoming more reliable than ever: science has replaced magic, and algorithms that structure the data available on the Web have replaced prophets and wizards. The…

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Egypt: a lab for new ways to work in emerging markets

Danone has a fairly strong presence in Northern Africa, and especially in Egypt where it is the dairy products market leader. But the group, through its Ecosystem Fund, is also working to change both its…

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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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Will we feed the world on insects?

Entomophagy, or insect consumption, is already feeding people in 80% of the world’s countries, with many nutritional and environmental advantages. But it still does not constitute a real alternative…

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