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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.

Senators warn pro sports about Obamacare

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.

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…

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…
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal comparison shops for a pair of new running shoes.

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…
Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz launch B Team

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…
Unilever and General Mills spearhead food waste challenge

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!
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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…

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.
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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…