WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.
WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
400,000€ - 499,999€
Lobbyists declared: 3.5 FTE (4)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 3
Meetings with European Commission: 4
Lobbying costs over the years:
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food company built on four business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based, Early Life Nutrition, Waters and Medical Nutrition. Through its “One Planet.One Health” mission and dual commitment to business success and social progress, the company aims to build a healthier future, thanks to better health, better lives and a better world, for all its stakeholders—its 100,000 employees, consumers, customers, suppliers, shareholders and all the communities with which it engages.
Present in over 130 markets, Danone generated sales of approximately €24.7 billion in 2017. Danone’s brand portfolio includes both international brands (Activia, Actimel, Danette, Danonino, Danio, evian, Volvic, Nutrilon/Aptamil, Nutricia) and local brands (Oikos, Prostokvashino, Aqua, Bonafont, Mizone, Blédina, Cow & Gate, Les 2 Vaches). Thanks to the acquisition of WhiteWave (with brands including Alpro, Provamel and Silk) 2016, Danone is now present in the organics and plant-based alternatives to dairy sectors.
Listed on Euronext Paris and on the OTCQX market via an ADR (American Depositary Receipt) program, Danone is a component stock of leading social responsibility indexes including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, Vigeo, the Ethibel Sustainability Index, MSCI Global Sustainability, MSCI Global SRI Indexes and the FTSE4Good Index.
Danone attaches itself to respecting its Advocacy Policy on Lobbying, which is available for download on danone.com
- Agricultural policy - Circular Economy Package and Plastics Strategy - Implementation of Food Information to Consumers - Audiovisual Media Services Directive - Nutrition and Health Claims - Brexit
Rue du Helder, 15
Paris Cedex 09 75439,
Tel: 33 0144352020
Docks de Bruxelles, Quai des Usines, 160
Tel: 32 2620 6501
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
European Affairs office of 2 full-time employees plus one trainee. Occasional ad hoc engagement of corporate experts or national public affairs managers which we believe is equivalent to 1 FTE.
Person in charge of EU relations
Person with legal responsibility
AIM - European Brands Association
FoodDrinkEurope - EU Food & Drink Industries Association
EDA- European Dairy Association
CIUS - Committee of European Users of Sugar
CSR Europe - Corporate Social Responsability Europe
EFBW - European Federation of Bottled Water
EFDC - European Food & Drink Council
EUROPEN - European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment
SNE - Specialised Nutrition Europe
IPA - International Probiotics Association
MNI - Medical Nutrition International Industry
SAI - Sustainable Agriculture Initiative
UNESDA - Union of European Beverages Association
WFA - World Federation of Advertisers
Landmark Europe - Public Affairs Agency
Procurement from EU institutions
Grants from EU institutions
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Expert groups (European Commission)
Intergroups (European Parliament)
Industry forums (European Parliament)
Meetings with European Commission4 meetings found.
The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.
- 21 Jun 2018 - Eric Peters - Rencontres franco-allemandes d'Evian (DG Digital Economy)
- 07 Jul 2016 - Bernardus Smulders Antoine Colombani - Lunch Debat Grandes Entreprises Françaises - Better Regulation. (DG Better Regulation)
- 14 Jun 2016 - Dermot Ryan - Milk sourcing strategy & future of the dairy sector (DG Agriculture)
- 05 Apr 2016 - Tom Tynan - EU dairy markets (DG Agriculture)