Éric Soubeiran was attracted by Danone’s combined economic and social mission nine years ago. “Danone’s goal is to create sustainable value and share it with everyone,” begins Éric. “In other words, to find value creation mechanisms that integrate the common good and preserve the planet’s resources.”
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Based on The Optimist’s Telescope by Bina Venkataraman (Riverhead Books, 2019) and an with Éric Soubeiran, vice-president for nature, Danone, and managing director of the Danone Ecosystem Fund.
Feature produced in collaboration with Rodolphe Durand, professor of strategy at HEC Paris and director of HEC’s Society & Organizations Center. Also based on The Purpose Revolution by John Izzo and Jeff Vanderwielen (Berrett Koehler Publishers, 2018) and a discussion with Discussion with Guillaume Leroy, CEO of Sanofi France (October 2019).