Social Business

Open IDEO asks: how can social businesses improve the health of low-income communities?

In 2005, during a visit to Paris, Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus proposed a joint venture to the chairman of Danone (spelled Dannon in the US). The objective was to supply Danone's delicious yogurt to the malnourished children of Bangladesh. They would add micronutrients to the yogurt so that if a child ate two yogurts per week for a year, they would regain full health.
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