Unilever

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Unilever is an Anglo–Dutch multinational consumer goods company. Its products include foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. It is the world’s third-largest consumer goods company measured by 2011 revenues (after Procter & Gamble and Nestlé) and the world’s largest maker of ice cream.

Unilever’s Sustainable Living Brands Growing Faster Than Other Brands

Unilever's Sustainable Living brands grew more than 50 percent faster than the rest of its business while delivering over 60 percent of the…

Unilever to Test New Plastic Sachet Recycling Technology

Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have…

The World’s Leading Companies on Human Rights

A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot…

3p Weekend: These Execs Prove Sustainability is Big Business

While incoming U.S. President Donald Trump seems tied to the tired sentiment that sustainability kills business, some of the country's most successful corporate…

The Corporate Shift to Cage-Free Eggs Continues

Hellmann’s says its entire U.S. consumer portfolio is now made with only cage-free eggs. The Unilever subsidiary is the latest to make the…

Unilever Wants To Keep Plastic Packaging Out Of Landfills

Something big happened in the consumer packed goods industry over the weekend, though few may have noticed. 3p's Gina-Marie Cheeseman analyzes Unilever's decision…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Amnesty International: Child Labor Continues in Indonesian Palm Oil

Amnesty International describes the global palm oil industry as a “disgrace.” Lands continue to be cleared for plantations, where workers -- some of…

Seventh Generation Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Over ‘Natural’ Claims

After two years of litigation, Seventh Generation agreed to pay a $4.5 million settlement over allegations that it deceptively marketed, labeled, and promoted…

Despite Boycott Threats, Ben & Jerry’s Voices Support for Black Lives Matter

Ben & Jerry’s latest cause is full alignment with the Black Lives Matter movement, notwithstanding the calls for a boycott due to what…

Unilever Is Buying Up All the ‘Natural’ Consumer Products Companies

Yesterday Unilever announced that it will acquire Vermont-based Seventh Generation for an undisclosed sum. The Dutch-Anglo CPG giant is also in talks to…

Unilever Moves Away from Sexist Advertising

Unilever aims to revamp its advertising campaigns to eliminate gender stereotypes and resonate better with the public.

3p Weekend: Impact Companies Thriving Under Fortune 500s

When done right, these partnerships can be a boon for social-impact startups, as well as society at large.

Suspended Palm Oil Producer Drops Lawsuit Against RSPO

Earlier this week, palm oil supplier IOI Group announced it will withdraw its lawsuit against the RSPO as more consumer brands broke ties…

Unilever Develops Groundbreaking Sustainable Packaging

Unilever is exploring MuCell Technology, which essentially eliminates the middle layer of a material by injecting it with air bubbles. This enables the…