Ann Cotton, founder and president of Camfed and winner of the 2014 WISE Prize for Education, has been fighting for twenty years to secure education for the girls of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tagged Africa, education, empowerment, Usbek & Rica, women
In a 2013 survey, the complete results of which are yet to be published, the International Labour Organisation highlights how the cooperative model contributes to achieving some of the Millennium Development…
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In the spring of this year, amateur mountaineer Sophie Lavaud took the Danone flag with her up to the roof of the world. Her goal was to help Himalayan populations to develop their agricultural production…
Tagged agriculture, everest, women
In Gambia, a group of women have created an initiative to manage waste and turn it into a resource for themselves and local populations. Their latest challenge: how to make it big.
Tagged Gambia, recycling, upcycling, Usbek & Rica, women
To celebrate the 2014 International Year of Family Farming, Farming First has curated a list of 13 inspiring stories of women’s empowerment as heads of rural family farms
Tagged farming, report, women
To celebrate this year's International Women's Day, the Guardian Sustainable Business published a list of women tweeting about sustainability that you should be following:
Tagged climate change, csr, sustainability, women
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and it is the occasion for Danone to not only celebrate this special day with specific events, but also to highlight the actions led by the Group, everyday and…
Tagged csr, danone communities, danone ecosystem fund, EVE, livelihoods, women