Dear friends, some of you are newcomers among our readers, while others follow us, since the opening of this blog, September 23rd, 2008.
During our meeting Global Meeting Communities Tour in Paris in May 2012, we all gathered to celebrate a birthday, blowing the 5th candle of danone.communities, surrounded by all its partners and friends.
Please be kind, rewind!
In 2006 (and do not tell me you do not already know the story), Prof. Yunus and Franck Riboud met and decided to gather the skills of their respective companies: Danone and Grameen Trust. The following year, the small factory in Bogra was born and Grameen Danone Foods Ltd.. was already learning to walk…
Since 5 years, 10 projects are followed and accompanied by danone.communities on 4 continents. Areas of work are emerging in nutrition, access to water and social business in developed countries.
But danone.communities is not only projects: it is also a community that has been being built every year to promote social business and create interest around this business model that makes the promise of a better world.
The community of danone.communities has firstly gathered on this blog. To celebrate four years of stories! I suggest you to read again the most read article for each year since 2008. Let's start with the first!