women

What girls’ education brings to the world

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.

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Empowering vendors in South Africa’s townships

“Entrepreneurship for the townships”, the Danone Ecosystem Fund’s new project creates job opportunities for township women and empowers street vendors, while providing Danone South Africa with a…

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Cooperatives are key to sustainable development, says ILO

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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Sophie Lavaud: “Everyone has an Everest »

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…

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Ecosystem supports the fight against gender-based violence

In 2011, Danone Spain and the Danone Ecosystem Fund joined forces with the Ana Bella Foundation to offer help, training and job opportunities to survivors of domestic and gender-based violence. An initiative…

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Recycling, upcycling and women’s empowerment: how Gambia tackles…

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.

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13 Empowering Stories of Women in Family Farming

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

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Twitter list: 20 women in sustainability

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:

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Danone supports International Women’s Day… all year long

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…

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El Alberto, a social business project in Mexico

Discover El Alberto, a social business project in Mexico, by HOD Mexico and danone.communities.

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