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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!

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…

Lessons Learned From Hyundai’s Failed Suicide Ad

Hyundai's latest ad about a man who tried to commit suicide by inhaling gas fumes in his garage but failed because the Hyundai…

Unilever’s Progress Report Provides Important Lessons in Mainstreaming Sustainability

Earlier this week, Unilever released its second Sustainable Living Plan progress report. Comprehensive and rich in detail, this report provides not just an update…

Marc Engel, Unilever’s Chief Procurement Officer on the Company’s Progress

Marc Engel, Unilever’s Chief Procurement Officer talks about the company’s progress in sourcing agricultural raw materials sustainably.

Ben & Jerry’s: A Conversation with CEO Jostein Solheim and Founder Jerry Greenfield

"Everyone in the [supply] chain should be paid a livable wage and live a dignified life. Fair Trade is our principle. We pay…

Unilever Exceeds 30% Sustainable Supply Chain, but is Still Failing

Unilever announced it is sourcing now more than a third of its agricultural raw materials sustainably, but can it convince other companies to…

The 25 Hottest Sustainability Professionals

Let's start April with a list of the 25 hottest sustainability professionals.

Alarming New Report Ranks Food & Beverage Companies on Nutrition Efforts

The global Access to Nutrition Index report and rankings was released last week, assessing the nutrition-related commitments, performance and disclosure practices of 25…

Are Big Businesses Next in Line for Crowdfunding?

Would you be surprised to see an expense line item showing up on Coca Cola’s or Nike’s P&L for a Kickstarter campaign? Following…

The Business Case For Sustainability is Becoming Easier to Make

Good news: the business case for sustainability is becoming an easier sell for companies both large and small.