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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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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…
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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.
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Unilever and Lifebuoy Transforming Handwashing Habits in India

Unilever, as part of its Sustainable Living Plan, has ramped up its Lifebuoy brand’s handwashing campaign in the fight against early childhood mortality.
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Indian Businesses Revel in ‘Unreasonable Goals’

Companies in India increasingly identify efficiency as an opportunity, and not just a duty - leading to some rather bold ambitions, says Martin…
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Safe Drinking Water in India: How Smart Design Positioned Unilever as a Leader

Unilever's PureIt water purifiers cracked the pesky code of delivering a safe drinking water that has a positive impact on lives at an…
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Unilever Promotes Handwashing Campaign Message Using Rotis

Flat roti bread spread an important message about a handwashing campaign in India thanks to Unilever and its bar soap brand, Lifebuoy.

MIT Study Makes the Case for Sustainability

The message of the new study is quite clear – more companies see sustainability as a core business driver, and innovate and profit…

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.

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.