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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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Forest Footprint Disclosure’s New Report Shows Slow Progress by Business

Don't miss the Forest Footprint Disclosure's (FFD) fourth annual report - given the extremely important role forests play in most of the major…
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50% of Unilever’s Factories are Zero-Waste While Sales Surge

Unilever’s ambitious Sustainable Living Plan reached an important milestone yesterday when the company announced half of its factories are now zero-waste.
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Unpacking Global 100’s World’s Most Sustainable Companies Ranking

Earlier this week Corporate Knights announced its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations for 2013. Is it possible to compare…
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Corporate Shared Value: The New Competitive Advantage

Shared value is all about rethinking the effects that charitable dollars can create and how to achieve more with money than just its…
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35 Female CSR Leaders You’ve (Possibly) Never Heard Of

Men earn nearly 20% more than women among those at the top of the sustainability profession. But there are many female CSR leaders…
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The Top 10 CSR and Sustainability Reports of 2012

Information, not platitudes and pictures, reign in the best of the best: the top 10 CSR reports of 2012.
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#Toilets4All Twitter Chat with Unilever: Wednesday, December 12th

In collaboration with CSRWire, we're excited to host a Twitter stakeholder chat with Unilever, UNICEF and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical…
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Climate Counts Scorecard Shows Companies Taking Climate Change Seriously

More and more companies are taking climate change seriously and doing their part to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. That's what the Climate…
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Can #GivingTuesday Bring Back The True Meaning of Giving?

Giving Tuesday is an initiative that seeks to bring together individuals and companies to rethink what it means to participate in this annual…
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Andrew Winston Explains Why We Need More Paul Polmans

Andrew Winston, co-author of Green to Gold, who also advises some of the world’s biggest companies on environmental strategy, offered a very clear…
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World Toilet Day: An Opportunity to Tackle Global Sanitation & Water Challenges

Today, November 19, is World Toilet Day 2012. One company confronting global sanitation, specifically the lack of toilets, is Unilever.
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Unilever’s New Challenge: Making it Fun to Cut Food Waste

Unilever UK & Ireland is launching a consumer-centric project, entitled the Sustain Ability Challenge. The project enlisted 12 UK families “to test practical…
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Lessons in Leadership from the CEO with the World’s Most Sustainable Suit

Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, addressed the audience at BSR a week ago. I couldn’t stop thinking that even if 15…
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Why Metrics Matter in Business Sustainability

Can sustainability metrics help steer business on a sustainable source? Much work needs to be done for the planet to remain viable for…
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Ben & Jerry’s Now Certified B Corp

Ben & Jerry’s becomes a B Corp because of its work on community, environmental, governance and employee engagement issues.