Unilever CEO Paul Polman introduces the progress made by the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan in 2013 and sets out key focus areas for 2014.
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A new way to recycle PET plastic could transform the industry. Listen to Sanjeev Das, R&D Packaging Director, Foods at Unilever, talk about a new technology that converts PET waste back into virgin grade material for use in food packaging.
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For the first time in Unilever’s history, there are three women on the Leadership Executive team: Ritva Sotamaa, Chief Legal Officer; Leena Nair, Chief HR Officer; and Amanda Sourry, President Foods. In this inspiring interview, Ritva, Leena and Amanda discuss a range of topics including what they think are the unique skills women bring to the workplace, how they have balanced their professional and private lives, and the advice they would give their younger selves.
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Unilever has achieved a key sustainability target of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill from its global factory network. This means that more than 240 factories in 67 countries making products for brands such as Magnum, Knorr, Dove and Domestos have now eliminated landfill waste. Visit Us At: http://www.unilever.com/
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This old video from the Unilever Archives takes a look back at the life and times of William Lever, one of the three entrepreneurs that Unilever can trace its roots back to. This film explores how Lever rose from humble roots to become one of the greatest industrialists of the age, and how he had a social conscience that was in many ways far ahead of its time.
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Being human in the workplace means helping people discover their individual purpose. In this video, Leena Nair CHRO of Unilever, talks about how technology amplifies human potential and the power of purpose in creating impact for a better business and a better world. Companies with purpose last, brands with purpose grow, People with Purpose Thrive. In the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution where there is unprecedented change, being human is absolutely necessary to succeed.
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See how our sustainability targets are driving business growth
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66% of the world’s work is done by women, yet own 1% of the world’s property. Empowering women and girls to reach their full potential will help lift families out of poverties and build stable, growing, equitable economies. Gender equality just makes sense. It depends on people like us. HeForShe and Unilever: http://www.heforshe.org/unilever Unilever - Upholding Diversity: http://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/index.html
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Unilever believes it can make a bigger difference to the world if it helps to drive transformational change in three areas where it can act as a catalyst – helping to end deforestation, helping smallholder farmers improve their yields and livelihoods, and helping millions of people benefit from improved water, sanitation and hygiene. Follow us here: Google+ - http://plus.google.com/+unilever Facebook - http://facebook.com/unilever Twitter – http://twitter.com/unilever
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Initiative: Kidogo Country of impact: Kenya A social enterprise building a network of quality, low-cost daycare services to help women get to work, while giving their children the best start in life.
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We are taking action to reduce our environmental footprint by reducing the waste we send to landfill. Our employees and suppliers have supported our zero waste ambition by implementing innovative ideas to Reduce, Reuse, and Recover or Recycle waste. In 2014 Unilever achieved zero waste to landfill from its global factory network, a world first for delivering zero waste on this scale. Follow us here: Google+ - http://plus.google.com/+unilever Facebook - http://facebook.com/unilever Twitter – http://twitter.com/unilever
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Maria-Andrea Rodriguez is the 2014 Unilever Foundation Global Ambassador for the World Food Programme (WFP). She travelled from Colombia to Kenya to see how the Unilever Foundation is working together with WFP to implement an innovative school meal programme providing nutritious, cooked meals to children while enhancing the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Join us by sharing the video and pledging to support zero hunger at wfp.org/pledge
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This film shows how we have created a big mindset change to achieve zero non-hazardous waste to landfill across our factories. Creating this change across the entire factory network means that people are much more conscious of the waste they generate and are developing ideas for how to reduce more waste further up the hierarchy. Waste elimination and reduction at source remains our number one priority and we will share the learnings of how we achieved this once we reach 100% at the end of the year. View the recent press release here: http://www.unilever.com/mediacentre/pressreleases/2014/Over75ofUnileversfactoriesachievezerononhazardouswastetolandfill.aspx
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At Unilever, we share one simple purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace. You could join us on this journey too, in a gentle way you can shape the world. No matter our background, culture, race, sexuality or gender – we’re creating a bright future for ourselves, our business and our planet. Join us and imagine what you could do: https://www.unilever.com/careers/
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Showcasing our third year of incredible Finalists, The Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards are part of our commitment to making sustainable living commonplace. As young people are the guardians of sustainable development long into the future, we created these Awards in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and in collaboration with Ashoka. www.changemakers.com/globalgoals2015
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On 6 May, Paul Polman was announced as a winner of the 2015 Oslo Business for Peace Award. This Award is given annually to exceptional global business leaders who exemplify the concept of being businessworthy by ethically creating economic value which also creates value for society. As part of the event, Mr Polman recorded a film explaining what the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan is and how it is delivering growth for the business. Follow us here: Google+ - http://plus.google.com/+unilever Facebook - http://facebook.com/unilever Twitter – http://twitter.com/unilever
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If you like working with your hands and understanding how things work you might want to explore Unilever Apprenticeship in Manufacturing and Engineering. Listen to some of our apprentices who recently started their apprenticeship journey with Unilever.
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Unilever is investing €100,000 in a crowdsourced concept that provides a low-cost alternative to single-use laundry sachets and is completely free from plastic. The plastic-free compressed laundry tablet dissolves in water and has a low-cost, plant-derived coating to protect against humidity. It is designed to replace the billions of detergent sachets sold across the developing world. It was one of ten brilliant ideas to emerge from the Rethink Plastic Hackathon, where leading designers, innovators and packaging experts were challenged to come up with solutions to tackle the issue of plastic waste. Find out more about the concept on https://www.unilever.com/news/news-and-features/
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Unilever's Future Leaders League brings together students from all over the world who share our vision of a better future, setting them real-life sustainable business challenges while giving them invaluable leadership experience. This year's competition reached a brilliant finale at a gala night in London as Team India scooped teams from 30 countries to win the Cornetto-sponsored top prize. More than 30,000 students applied to take part in the Future Leaders League in 2015 - our largest ever competition. Subscribe to Unilever – http://bit.ly/unileversub Follow us here: Google+ - http://plus.google.com/+unilever Facebook - http://facebook.com/unilever Twitter – http://twitter.com/unilever
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How can the different products you choose when shopping help the environment? This is our story of how we are constantly developing the best packaging for our products, but also for the planet.
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SEAC, Unilever’s Safety and Environmental Assurance, is marking 25 years of innovation, expertise and leadership in the science of product safety.
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Unilever hosted a series of round table discussions with 58 sustainability experts to mark the second anniversary of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan. The event, hosted in London on 22 April, saw experts discuss key topics such as Sustainable Innovation; Health and Wellbeing; Sustainable Business Models; Sustainable Sourcing; Enhancing Livelihoods; Brands and Sustainable Consumption.
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Resilience powered Jane's launch of the US’s first salon professional skincare brand, Dermalogica. She tells us how a clear focus, a team that shared her passion, and seeing challenges as opportunities helped her create a business that made $1 million in its first year. For more inspirational Futuremaker content, visit the Unilever News and Insights hub: http://bit.ly/2QPbMf8
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Unilever is using a breakthrough innovation in freight shipping that’s set to revolutionise the trucking industry and our logistics operation. Digital Freight Matching is based around apps that match companies who need to transport goods, with small trucking providers who have spare capacity. It then automatically arranges, tracks and reports on the shipment. In November 2016, we signed a multi-year agreement with Convoy in the US that will see the company connect us with trucks for tens of thousands of shipments a year. In this video, two Convoy drivers talk about how the app has changed their working lives.
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Sharing Ben & Jerry’s values and listening to experts helped the brand build a community of fans who are ready to take action on the values they share. Digital manager Jay Tandan shares his experience. For more inspirational Futuremaker content, visit the Unilever News and Insights hub: http://bit.ly/2QPbMf8
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6.6 million children die every year, mostly from preventable causes. To help end this injustice, the Unilever Foundation has made a three-year, €15 million commitment to Save the Children's EVERY ONE campaign. Together, we are working to stop the needless deaths of children and mothers. Our partnership will improve the lives of 2 million children and mothers by 2016 by improving access to health workers, nutrition and life-saving interventions in 5 key countries. .
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Each year, more than 2 million children don't live to see their 5th birthday because of diarrhea and pneumonia. Many of these deaths can be prevented through the simple habit of regular handwashing with soap, watch this video to find out more. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/unilever Pledge your support: http://www.facebook.com/unilever Website: http://unilever.com/
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This October, we sent 40 young leaders to the One Young World Summit. One Young World is a charity that gathers together the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change. Our Unilever delegates have travelled from across the globe to delve into inspirational talks, workshops and discussions as they gain insight from some of the world’s most forward-thinking leaders. Watch them come together in The Hague to work together towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as they soak up the vibrant and empowering spirit of the 2018 One Young World Summit.
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Manoj-Kumar Langhani Account Manager, Customer Development, Pakistan Manoj grew up in a minority community in rural Pakistan, seeing the struggles of the underserved. So he understands that inclusivity is a precursor to success. In a country where women are often excluded from the workforce, he is empowering them to earn a living as part of our retail network. He has improved the lives of over 2,500 individuals and their extended families so far.
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In countries such as India, many Unilever products are sold in sachets, as a more affordable alternative to large bottles for consumers. The question is what to do with the 40 billion sachet packets that Unilever produces every year once they have been thrown away. Take a look at this video to find out how we are tackling this issue.
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Elsie Wandera Social Mission Assistant Manager, Kenya Elsie continuously goes beyond her role and takes on additional responsibilities, such as managing Lifebuoy's social mission initiatives in Kenya. In the past year, she has deployed three life-saving programmes. She is also an inspirational leader in her community, establishing the Endometriosis Foundation of Kenya and My Heart Scripted, which helps women reach their full potential.
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Samuel Osoro Territory Manager, Customer Development, Kenya Alongside his role as Local Modern Trade and Wholesale Champion, Samuel has single-handedly run Lifebuoy Kenya's Global Handwashing Day campaign for the last seven years. To date, he has changed the hygiene habits of almost 57,000 schoolchildren – 80% of them below the age of five – and reached countless others. The campaign has also increased brand awareness and driven growth.
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Unilever Investor Event 2018 - Mumbai, India
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During two weeks, in October and November 2016, for every three Unilever products bought at a Carrefour store in France, a tree will be planted with Reforest Action. In total, 100,000 trees will be planted by the end of 2017 in three French forests. Once planted, the 100,000 trees will contribute to restore degraded ecosystems, develop biodiversity and fight against climate change by sequestrating 15,000 tons of CO2.
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Unilever Young Entrepreneur Awards Category Winner. HelpUsGreen: Preventing waste from polluting the River Ganges in India. Read more: https://www.unilever.com/about/inspiringaction/unilever-young-entrepreneurs-awards/awards-2017/ankit-agarwal/
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Oscar Infante and Yumar Carrera Finance and Supply Chain, Venezuela With Venezuela in the grip of a severe economic depression, our business faces many challenges that are affecting distribution and production, including security issues and shortages of materials. Despite protests, riots and lootings, Oscar and Yumar, and their teams, have come up with ingenious ways to continue operating, while generating efficiencies and delivering exceptional results.
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The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards programme is designed to inspire young people around the world to tackle environmental, social and health issues. Out of 927 entries from 99 countries, seven finalists were selected, watch this video about their inspiring journey and projects. www.changemakers.com/globalgoals2015
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This September, world leaders will sign up to 17 United Nations Global Goals For Sustainable Development. The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards are one significant way the company wants to inspire action. Can you make #globalgoals 1: No Poverty happen and create a #brightfuture? If you are a young entrepreneur tackling an issue like poverty – we want to hear from you www.changemakers.com/globalgoals2015 Apply between 23 September and 18 November 2015
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Unilever considers the safety risks to the consumers who use our products, to the workers who make them, and to the environment. Our safety risk assessments are exposure-driven. This means we first consider exposure - that is, how much, how often and for how long a product will be used. We then apply this knowledge throughout the assessment.
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Sherine Sabry Knowledge Management Officer, NAMET & RUB In Egypt, people with disabilities tend to be economically excluded and are almost entirely absent from the labour market. This discrimination led to Sherine launching project Nour, which offers Visually Impaired People (VIP) – and those with other challenges – more opportunities to access training and employment. The programme started in 2014 with seven people. That has since increased to 70.
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