29 Mar '12, 10pm

How Danone is pushing carbon further down its ingredients list

How Danone is pushing carbon further down its ingredients list

Like most food and beverage companies, the bulk of Groupe Danone's environmental impacts come from its products. In the case of Danone, one of the world's largest dairy producers, those impacts come from its 35,000-plus offerings. Not content with just determining the carbon footprint of general product categories, Danone has developed a system -- with the help of SAP -- that can compare the environmental impacts of products that vary by just a few different ingredients. "Now you can understand the embedded carbon in strawberry yogurt versus banana yogurt versus strawberry-banana yogurt," said Scott Bolick, vice president of sustainability solutions at analytical services company SAP. Danone, which already had been using SAP services, worked with SAP to build a new system that pulls in information from Danone, adds missing information and analyzes it all to measure the car...

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