Danone North America Joins National Movement To Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

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Danone North America, a major food and beverage corporation, has joined the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance, according to Vanguard Renewables®, a leading developer of renewable energy projects. This collaborative effort intends to transform food waste recycling and expand renewable energy production across the United States. The Alliance, which was founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America, has grown to include 17 industry leaders from several industries. 

Danone’s inclusion in the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance is a significant step forward in the development of sustainable solutions for food waste and renewable energy. The Alliance members are pooling their skills to achieve good change across industries because they share a commitment to environmental stewardship. 

“Danone’s decision to join the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance demonstrates their commitment to sustainability and recognition of the critical need to address food waste and renewable energy challenges,” stated Neil H. Smith, CEO of Vanguard Renewables. “By working together, we can accelerate the transition to a circular economy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create a more sustainable future for future generations.” 

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The Farm Powered Strategic Alliance is dedicated to encouraging sustainable waste reduction and repurposing methods, increasing the supply of renewable natural gas, and assisting generational dairy farmers across America. The Alliance gets a significant partner with extensive experience in sustainable agriculture and a global footprint with Danone’s participation. 

As the Alliance’s membership grows, its combined effect grows, paving the road for a more sustainable future. These members are proving the potential of teamwork in generating good change and setting a new standard for environmental responsibility. 

“We are excited to join the conversation with Vanguard Renewables and other industry leaders in the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance,” said Chris Adamo, Danone North America’s VP of Public Affairs and Regenerative Agriculture Policy. “By collaborating, we can increase understanding and adoption of sustainable practices, reduce food waste, and contribute to a more circular economy.” This collaboration is in line with the goals of our Danone Impact Journey, which serves as a roadmap for establishing our sustainability priorities and transformation ambitions across our value chain.”