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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.

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Unilever and SAP: Raising the Corporate Bar in Africa

In contrast with the history of western corporations laying waste to African villages, modern-day companies SAP and Unilever are thriving in Africa -…
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Where Should the ‘Responsibility’ in CSR End?

A company's responsibility used to stop at the factory gates, but now covers the entire life cycle of the product from cradle to…
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Unilever Crowdsourcing Ideas for a Sustainable Shower

Unilever has launched a crowdsourcing contest for a next-generation sustainable shower.
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One Founder’s Quest to Eliminate Eggs from Food Supply Chains

How Josh Tetrick went from a student near the bottom of his high school class to founding one of the most innovative sustainable…
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New Consortium Takes on the Chai Challenge

By Heather Connon A nice cup of tea is the usual prescription for everything from severe shock to a tiring day. But the…
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Two U.S. Senators Warn Pro Sports Leagues Against Aligning with Obamacare

Senators McConnell and Cornyn warn NFL, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, PGA and NBA, not to help publicize Obamacare, warning against potential brand damage.
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Now is a Good Time to Hop on the Food Waste Bandwagon

New programs and new technologies are giving businesses new opportunities to turn food waste from a liability to an asset.
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Video Interview: Meghan Ryan, Student, Bard MBA in Sustainability

Nick Aster talks with Meghan Ryan, a student at Bard's MBA in Sustainability, about Bard's new consulting class called NYC Lab. It's a…
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6 Leadership Attributes for Leading Companies to Sustainability

This report focuses on the sustainability challenges that remain great and growing and the role business has to play in providing the much…
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5 Lessons on the Consumer Economy from Marketplace’s Series, ‘Consumed’

Five lessons from the radio show Marketplace's Consumed series which explored last week “how we consume, what we get from it, what it…
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Sir Richard Branson’s Plan B For Sustainable Business

Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz have partnered with Unilever and other key stakeholders to launch The B Team's Plan B agenda for…
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General Mills and Unilever Fight Food Waste to Fight Climate Change

General Mills and Unilever have been tapped to lead the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, a new initiative launched by the USDA and USEPA…
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Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan: The Twitter Chat Synopsis

Those of you who missed last Friday's twitter chat with Unilever's CSO Gail Klintworth, can fear not. We've got a transcript of the…
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Twitter Chat May 17th: Unilever Talks About Sustainable Living Plan

Unilever’s Chief Sustainability Officer Gail Klintworth with chat with CSRwire’s Aman Singh and Triple Pundit’s Nick Aster and Jennifer Boynton. RSVP HERE!
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Balancing Resilience and Growth Within the Supply Chain

A Deloitte study gives an overview of the challenges companies face within their supply chains and how they can partner with their suppliers…