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.

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Unilever Moves Away from Sexist Advertising

Unilever aims to revamp its advertising campaigns to eliminate gender stereotypes and resonate better with the public.
After years under the Unilever umbrella, Ben & Jerry's CEO Jostein Solheim looks as relaxed as ever.

3p Weekend: Impact Companies Thriving Under Fortune 500s

When done right, these partnerships can be a boon for social-impact startups, as well as society at large.
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Suspended Palm Oil Producer Drops Lawsuit Against RSPO

Earlier this week, palm oil supplier IOI Group announced it will withdraw its lawsuit against the RSPO as more consumer brands broke ties…
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Unilever Develops Groundbreaking Sustainable Packaging

Unilever is exploring MuCell Technology, which essentially eliminates the middle layer of a material by injecting it with air bubbles. This enables the…
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Unilever’s Toxic, 15-Year Legacy in India

Unilever likes to paint itself as the model corporate citizen. But when the media spotlight is off, the company reverts to using its…
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Unilever Pushes ‘Rethink Recycling’ Campaign to the Bathroom

Apparently many of us are still too lazy to carry those empty bottles from the bathroom to the kitchen recycling bin. So, Unilever…
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Unilever Severs Ties with Major Palm Oil Supplier

After an investigation concluded that Malaysia-based IOI Group, one of the largest suppliers of palm oil on the planet, was responsible for deforestation…
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Unilever to Use Algae Oil in Personal Care Products

Anyone who has followed the sustainability conversation for a while has undoubtedly heard about the promise of algae as a raw material. Now,…
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Obesity and Malnutriton: Food Company Efforts Ranked

Global food purveyors provide for our health and well-being. But all too often the products they sell and the marketing that goes along…
Ranking at No. , CVS Health made the bold move to ditch tobacco sales, even if it meant losing out on  approximately $2 billion annually.

7 Pioneer Companies Shaking Up Sustainability

Read how seven companies are transforming business, and sending strong messages to shareholders and consumers about sustainability.
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Toilets for 2.4 Billion – the Business Opportunity of the Decade

It is unacceptable that, in 2015, 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to a safe and hygienic toilet. The Toilet…
An interactive website like this one from Heinz is a great way to communicate your sustainability plan with customers and other stakeholders.

How to Integrate Sustainability into Marketing Communications

Nowadays, incorporating sustainability into your communications plan is a fundamental part of your company’s success.
Company No. 3, Ford, is embracing all types of e-mobility -- from electric vehicles to this foldable e-bike concept.

5 Brands Going Big on Sustainability

Get inspired by five companies taking their own approach to sustainability innovation.
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CEOs of 10 Major Food Companies Demand Climate Action

The days of business push-back on environmental legislation are in the rearview mirror, at least for the food industry.
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New York Times Gives Unilever a Mister Softee

The story on the relationship between Unilever and Ben & Jerry's that ran in Thursday's New York Times isn’t really hard news. It’s…