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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Aug 2016

The Dove #MyBeautyMySay campaign features stories of women who stood up for their own beauty and overcame judgements about their appearance. In this 90-second ad, women of different shapes and vocations share what has been said to...

News & Views
Aug 2016

Growing consumer demand for healthy, responsibly produced food is leading more and more big food companies to embrace transparency, simplify their product formulas and highlight the integrity of their foods: Examples include ...

Press Piece
Aug 2016

The next time you reach for your favorite ice cream bar, you could be making a choice to support sustainability efforts globally.

Helping Canadians make a positive impact on the planet by actively choosing more sustainable brands and products is the idea behind U CAN, Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan in Canada. U CAN is a Canadian...

News & Views
Jul 2016

When you set out on your purpose journey, what steps can you take to ensure that your purpose will be genuinely transformational for your business?

In the ten years that we’ve been championing purpose and helping organisations to craft purpose-led visions, we’ve learned lessons about how to ensure that purpose sticks. Above all, we’ve...

News & Views
Jul 2016

New research commissioned by environmental non-profit Hubbub and consumer goods giant Unilever reveals that in the first week of the summer break, £12 million worth of food will be thrown away as UK families head off on holiday; more than half of people surveyed admitted to throwing away perfectly...

Press Piece
Jul 2016

International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) and Unilever have announced a new partnership with leading non-governmental associations (NGOs) to enhance the livelihoods of smallholder vetiver farmers in Haiti.

Goals set for Vetiver Together, as the project is known, include sustainably improving food security, increasing yields and...

News & Views
Jul 2016

In the south of Spain, unsustainable water use is threatening Doñana National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Europe’s most important wetlands. Located southwest of Seville, the Park supports millions of migratory birds and is a stronghold of the endangered Iberian lynx.

It’s been a long-standing problem; a European...

News & Views
Jun 2016

It was something of a ‘two steps forward, one step back’ kind of week in the ongoing quest for sustainable sourcing of palm oil — potentially the most prolific and embattled ingredient in the consumer goods industry.

First, five...

News & Views
Jun 2016

Yesterday, Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced the launch of a new Science Advisory Council focused on informing the membership-based organization’s “...

News & Views
Jun 2016

It was a packed house on Wednesday afternoon at SB’16 San Diego, where attendees sat on the floor and crowded around the door to hear panelists from companies leading the way in sustainability discuss their strategies, and their personal experiences, in...

News & Views
Jun 2016

Following a competitive search for the world’s top 50 marketing technology startups, Unilever announced its 2016 ...

News & Views
Jun 2016

Global Forest Watch’s new PALM (Prioritizing Areas, Landscapes and Mills) Risk Tool, released by the World Resources Institute (...

News & Views
Jun 2016

Day three of SB’16 San Diego got underway with Mark Lee, Executive Director of SustainAbility, mapping the past decade since the start of Sustainable Brands — from Hurricane Katrina and General...

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Jun 2016

This dynamic Tuesday afternoon panel dissected Global Supply Chains, taking forward by The Sustainability Consortium's (TSC) newly released impact report, Greening Global Supply Chains: From Blind Spots To Hot...

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