our
impact*

*Updated on 31/12/2017.

“The Danone Ecosystem Fund has demonstrated the potential of professional empowerment as a lever for lasting social and economic impact.”

- Jean-Christophe LAUGEE - General Manager of the Danone Ecosystem Fund

The Danone Ecosystem Fund was created based on the conviction that business thrives when it acts as a force for good. The Fund has invested in projects that have social, environmental and/or health impact, while strengthening Danone’s ecosystem.

This section gives an overview on its social and economic impact. It also provides examples of how we are working to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

71

projects

30

countries

47

Danone local subsidiaries involved

58

non-profit partners

€ 163 MFunding including
€ 95 M
of co-funding from project partners
€ 68 M
from the Ecosystem Fund

our social impact

4,300

jobs created

55,400

people professionally empowered

33,750

women professionally empowered

4,1 M

indirect beneficiaries

our economic impact

220,000 T/Y

OF MILK sustainably produced thanks to projects. Moreover, 2.400 Ha of water catchement area is protected by pilot projects.

41,000 T/Y

of materials recycled such as plastics, carboards, cans...

947,526 P/Y

of people sensitized to their specific nutritional needs.

€ 21,75 M/Y

of turnover made by the persons benefiting from the projects.