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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Mar 2009

March 10, 2009 - Global suppliers, still largely unaware of the business risks of global warming, may need their biggest customers to point them in the right direction, a new report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) suggests.

CDP surveyed more than 600 suppliers to major...

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Feb 2009

BURLINGAME, Calif. - February 10, 2009 - Sustainable Brands 09 presents its third annual, three-day conference with a comprehensive look at how sustainability strategy is continues to be the singular driver for company success within current economic, environmental and social shifts. Sustainability leaders and pioneers will discuss the way in...

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Dec 2008

BURLINGAME, Calif. - December 4, 2008 Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences, announced today plans to open Sustainable Brands International to virtual participation by all interested participants around the world. The conference is set to convene a world-class group of sustainability thought...

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Nov 2008

BURLINGAME, Calif. - November 24, 2008 Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences and newsletters, continues to attract a growing line up of thought leaders and brand innovators to Sustainable Brands International, slated to kick off at the Fontainebleu Miami Beach on December 9.

Newly...

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Oct 2008

BURLINGAME, CA. - October 28, 2008 - Sustainable Life Media, (SLM), the leading producer of sustainable business conferences and newsletters, is seeing strong interest in Sustainable Brands International (SBi) by both multinationals and innovative small companies who are creating a new business modality that balances financial, social and...

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Oct 2008

Oct. 3, 2008 - Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's says it's time for "a new kind of cool," testing a cleaner, greener freezer technology that has yet to be approved for use in the U.S.

Ben & Jerry's will be testing a hydrocarbon-based freezer in partnership with...

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Sep 2008

Sept. 29, 2008 - Supermarkets and other major retailers are pressing ahead with green business practices despite the threat of recession, according to a new study. Efficiency savings, consumer pressure for greener goods, and the rising cost of oil and other resources are all reasons why it makes good business sense to put sustainability at the...

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Jul 2008

This best practice guide, the result of a joint research project undertaken by IBM and the Carbon Disclosure Project, reads like a "who's who" of carbon-management leaders in the U.K. Find case studies from Aviva, Centrica, Scottish and Southern Energy, Tesco, Thomson Reuters TNT, and Unilever, among others....

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Jul 2008

July 21, 2008 - Attention managers: Three-quarters of employees say their company doesn't spend enough on corporate responsibility training, and nine in ten say they could be better prepared to deal with sustainability issues on the job, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by Fresh Marketing, finds that 54% of employees still...

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May 2008

May 5, 2008 - Unilever says it will begin using certified-sustainable palm oil in its products later this year, with the aim of converting entirely to sustainable sources by 2015. The palm oil industry formally adopted a...

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May 2008

May 1, 2008 - In an overwhelming majority, suppliers to major corporations including Nestle, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, and Unilever say looming regulations on greenhouse gas emissions pose significant risk to their business, according to initial findings from a new global survey.

The figures come from the first-ever survey of 144...

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Apr 2008

This report identifies a new breed of corporate leader - "social intrapreneurs" who are determined to channel their business strengths and market skills to tackle global sustainability challenges. Includes profiles prominent social intrapreneurs from multinational corporations including Unilever, Nike, BP, Cemex, Coca-Cola, Dow, and Shell,...

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Apr 2008

April 10, 2008 - Companies can reap big rewards from promoting a green, socially responsible image - within certain limits. Speaking at the recent International Advertising Association's World Congress, ad execs cautioned that increasingly cynical consumers can spot overstated or contradictory claims a mile away, Advertising Age...

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