Unilever

Unilever’s vision for sustainable growth is to double the size of business, while reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan focuses on: Improving Health and Well-Being, Reducing Environmental Impact, Enhancing Livelihoods, and Sustainable Sourcing.

Unilever believes that collaboration is essential for change, and is thus stepping up engagement with governments, NGOs and other leaders in the industry to tackle global sustainability issues.

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Press Piece
Apr 2018

We're on our way to reaching a million people

In 2015, Unilever and the UK’s Department for International Development founded TRANSFORM to support social enterprises that meet low-income household needs in developing countries.

TRANSFORM’s aim is to enable 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia gain access...

News & Views
Apr 2018

Amidst a wave of negative public opinion on plastics and the waste associated with it, several companies have responded with commitments to reduce...

News & Views
Apr 2018

Companies including Apple, Google and IKEA earned top spots in a new ranking of the top 20 business leaders calling for more ambitious climate policy across the globe. To make...

News & Views
Mar 2018

This is the sixth in a series of articles examining how business leaders and companies can transform their corporate culture in order to succeed in the midst of the impending ...

News & Views
Mar 2018

With the world population projected to reach 10 billion by 2050, 70 percent more food will be needed, making sustainable food and agricultural solutions an imperative. Urban farming and alternative proteins are emerging as viable...

News & Views
Mar 2018

The war against single-use plastics rages on as even more brands rise to the challenge of creating a plastic-free future.

Online food delivery companies Just Eat and Deliveroo are the latest businesses to hop aboard the sustainable packaging bandwagon.

Instead of automatically supplying each...

Press Piece
Feb 2018

Unilever is going beyond labelling requirements by disclosing fragrance ingredients online in Europe, starting with France and the UK.

The move builds on the ...

News & Views
Feb 2018

A shift in consumer awareness around sustainability is causing a surge in demand for plant-based proteins — an emerging market opportunity that global food companies won’t want to miss. Prepared by the ...

News & Views
Feb 2018

In a bid to build trust into our systems and society, Unilever has announced a new commitment to cut investment in platforms that breed division in society — and is challenging the rest of the industry to do the...

News & Views
Feb 2018

Coinciding with New York Fashion Week, Unilever and global thrift retailer Savers announced a new partnership to draw attention to the issue of clothing waste. As...

Press Piece
Feb 2018

Davos, Switzerland – Unilever and Indonesian government-owned palm oil plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Indonesia to support local mills and smallholder farmers to produce palm oil according to the standards of no deforestation, no development on peat and no...

News & Views
Feb 2018

On Monday morning, the 8th of January, Apple’s board members had probably just recovered their iPhones from their kids, who had been using them all weekend for gaming, when they saw an open letter posted online by two of the company’s major investors. The shareholders...

News & Views
Jan 2018

The number of companies committed to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled over the last year, according to new research from CDP and McKinsey & Company.

Out of a total of over 3,...

Press Piece
Jan 2018

Fortune has named 12 Sustainable Brands Members to its 2018 list of Worlds Most Admired Companies.

The list ranks companies based on their reputation among business leaders, and is gathered through surveys with executives across more than 50 industries....

News & Views
Dec 2017

Provenance is leading a new collaboration of fintech startups to test whether blockchain technology can help unlock financial incentives that improve...

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