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 Crowdsources Sustainability Innovations

Unilever recently unveiled the new Foundry Ideas platform at the Cannes Lions Festival. It will amplify the company's current efforts, acting as a…
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Video: Jonathan Atwood, Unilever on “The ROI of Sustainability”

At Sustainable Brands 2015 we asked thought leaders to define the "ROI of Sustainability" in their words. In this video, Jonathan Atwood of…
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3p Weekend: 8 Simple Ideas That Save Lives

When it comes to life-changing solutions -- and life in general, if you ask us -- it's often the simple things that make…
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How Unilever Converges Doing Good and Strong Performance

There are numerous examples of Unilever using its branding and marketing reach to create a positive social or environmental impact, with a tangible…
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Unilever’s Handwashing Campaign Goes Beyond CSR and Saves Lives

For several years running, India’s Unilever and Lifebuoy employees have been instrumental in running one of the country’s most successful social responsibility programs.…
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3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…
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3p Weekend: 7 Brands We’re Crushing On this Valentine’s Day

To celebrate this day of love, this week we're tipping our hats to seven brand crushes that have never let us down.
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NGO Lists Companies, Countries Most Responsible for Deforestation

The United Kingdom’s Global Canopy Program (GCP) insists more needs to be done to halt the growing worldwide problem of deforestation.
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Unilever, P&G Join Closed Loop Fund to Boost Municipal Recycling

Unilever and P&G have joined the Closed Loop Fund, a multi-stakeholder program that seeks to invest up to $100 million in recycling programs.
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Unilever Zero-Waste Program Saves Over $225 Million While Creating Jobs

Unilever has announced that all of its factories have achieved the company’s goal of zero waste -- saving millions of dollars while creating…
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My 2014 Sustainability Moment of Optimism

When I talk about optimism, I’m not talking about burying your head in the sand or daydreaming about a utopian future, but about…
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Dow Promotes the Importance of Handwashing

Dow clearly knows that handwashing is an important thing for children to do. The company recently announced its affiliation with the Global Public-Private…
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Are Trucking Companies Going Green?

Are trucking companies getting greener? Let's take a look at how some big-name corporations are reducing their carbon footprint and how others can,…
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Canadian Companies and Charities Discuss the Future of Cause Marketing

Not that long ago cause marketing – leveraging a brand to encourage consumer participation in a cause effort – was the practice of…
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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Gets Nutrition Upgrade

Unilever dropped trans fats and GMOs from the buttery spread.