social business

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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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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Discover the Danone Ecosystem Fund’s projects in Brazil

Latin America’s second-largest economy continues to grow rapidly, but social and environmental issues can hinder development. With four projects each covering a step of Danone’s production chain, the…

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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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Pakistan gives rise to a new wave of social entrepreneurs

The emergence of social enterprises over the last two decades has driven social innovation and created sustainable and scalable solutions in several parts of the developing world. Social enterprise, a…

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A “Tour de France” of entrepreneurship to change the world

From 26 August to 6 September, 50 young people from all backgrounds embarked on a tour of France organised by Ticket for Change. The idea was to introduce them to 40 committed and innovative entrepreneurs…

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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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The virtues of farm-to-table systems

The “farm-to-table” approach cuts down the number of intermediaries between food producers and consumers: it is good for the environment and for the long-term sustainability of local farming.

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Danone in Indonesia supports social entrepreneurship

In Indonesia, a social business competition allows Danone to support social innovation and identify the young entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with problem-solving ideas.

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