Danone sets 2030 goals for long-term sustainability

By Laura Mullan
French multinational group Danone has announced a series of sustainability company goals which it aims to achieve by 2030. Aligned with the United Nati...

French multinational group Danone has announced a series of sustainability company goals which it aims to achieve by 2030.

Aligned with the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Danone said that goals aim to “drive long-term sustainable value creation.”  

The goals also hope to embed the company’s business, brand and trust models.

To reaffirm its business model the French multinational says that it aims to offer superior food experiences and always innovate, deliver superior sustainable profitable growth, and to become certified as a B Corp.

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This month, Danone announced that its US subsidiary, Danone North America had achieved a B Corp certification becoming the largest B Corp in the world.

To establish its brand model, Danone also said it aims to impact people’s health locally, grow manifesto brands, and preserve and renew the planet’s resources.

Finally, it says it will entrust Danone’s people to create new futures, foster inclusive growth, and serve the food revolution with partners.

"At Danone, we believe that each time we eat and drink, we can vote for the world we want,” said Chairman and CEO of Danone, Emmanuel Faber.

“This has inspired the definition of our long-term goals which flow directly from our 'One Planet. One Health' vision.

“As we strengthen our business model and nourish our dual economic and social project, we have every confidence we will deliver our business and financial agenda, as well as create and share sustainable value for all."

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