FAO And Danone Team Up To Foster Sustainable Diets And Food Systems Worldwide

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Danone have agreed to work together to improve global nutrition and food safety knowledge, and promote responsible agricultural value chains for more sustainable food systems. The UN agency and the global food and beverage company have a shared understanding of the need to scale up sustainable food and agricultural practices, and to provide people with access to more diverse and healthier foods. Sharing data and knowledge on this, specifically on nutrition, food safety and responsible investments in agriculture, will…

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Danone Waters of America, Importer & Distributor of evian® Natural Spring Water in the U.S. and Canada, Becomes a Certified B Corporation® and Announces Reincorporation as a Public Benefit Corporation

Danone Waters of America, the U.S. and Canadian importer and distributor of evian® natural spring water, Badoit® sparkling natural mineral water and Volvic® natural spring water, announces today that the company has achieved B Corp™ Certification and is now a public benefit corporation (PBC). Achieving B Corp Certification and incorporating as a PBC represent the company’s commitment to meeting high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. “We are proud to have confirmed through the rigorous assessment of the ways we are already using business as a force…

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Unitar And Danone Co-Create An Innovative E-Learning Course On Sustainable Diet To Shift Mindsets And Foster Better Choices For The Health Of People And The Planet

On World Environment Day, UNITAR and Danone announced that they have developed an online learning course named “Sustainable Diet”. By highlighting the environmental and social aspects of food production and consumption, the partnership will help people to better understand the impact of their food choices on their health and on the health of the planet. It is seeking to shift mindsets towards a more sustainable way of living and to include sustainable development challenges – such as climate change and biodiversity – into consumers’ decision-making. This joint learning program will…

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Danone accelerates the transition towards a circular economy of packaging

Danone announces a series of new commitments and actions to ensure its packaging will become 100% circular, and to accelerate the global transition towards a circular economy of packaging. This includes (1)initiatives to improve product design and develop alternative delivery and reuse models, (2) investments to develop effective, efficient and inclusive systems for increased collection and recycling, to boost recycling and (3) actions to preserve natural resources by reintegrating recycled materials into our packaging and developing use ofrenewable materials. Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO of Danone said:“We believe the time…

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Danone North America becomes the Largest B Corp™ in the World

Building on Danone’s long-term commitment to balancing financial success with social and environmental responsibility, its U.S. subsidiary, formerly known as DanoneWave, commemorates its first anniversary by announcing the achievement of becoming the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world — two years ahead of its declared target — and changing its name to Danone North America. Two milestones to mark 1st anniversary: new name, new mark of trust As the maker of food and beverage brands including Dannon®, Danimals®, Silk®, So Delicious®, Horizon Organic®, Vega® and Wallaby®, among others, Danone…

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