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.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Aligns Its Strategies, Targets, and Policies With UN SDGs

If the SDGs are, for the first time ever, a definitive plan to transform our world in the next 15 years – fixing…

5 Ingredients to Make Your Nonprofit-Corporate Partnership Succeed

It’s a great metaphor for a corporate-nonprofit partnership. Joining forces with organizations that have resources your organization doesn’t can yield exponential dividends. As…

California Passes First Cleaning Product Chemical Disclosure Law in U.S.

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Senate Bill No. 258, otherwise known as the Cleaning Products Right to Know Act. The law's…

For Dove, a Botched Apology is Worse than a ‘Racist’ Ad

For Dove and its parent company, Unilever, the past weekend has demolished the company's reputation after 13 years of success celebrating, and garnering…

How Corporations Respond to Climate Change

The reality is that the climate has already begun to change. Today we can no longer restrict our focus to just stopping climate…

How Coca-Cola and Boost Mobile Demonstrate Brand Authenticity

If your brand promise connects with your actions, you’ll enjoy consumer loyalty. Thus, authenticity has become the currency in the world of brands.…

Unilever’s Sustainable Living Brands Growing Faster Than Other Brands

Unilever's Sustainable Living brands grew more than 50 percent faster than the rest of its business while delivering over 60 percent of the…

Unilever to Test New Plastic Sachet Recycling Technology

Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have…

The World’s Leading Companies on Human Rights

A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot…

3p Weekend: These Execs Prove Sustainability is Big Business

While incoming U.S. President Donald Trump seems tied to the tired sentiment that sustainability kills business, some of the country's most successful corporate…

The Corporate Shift to Cage-Free Eggs Continues

Hellmann’s says its entire U.S. consumer portfolio is now made with only cage-free eggs. The Unilever subsidiary is the latest to make the…

Unilever Wants To Keep Plastic Packaging Out Of Landfills

Something big happened in the consumer packed goods industry over the weekend, though few may have noticed. 3p's Gina-Marie Cheeseman analyzes Unilever's decision…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Amnesty International: Child Labor Continues in Indonesian Palm Oil

Amnesty International describes the global palm oil industry as a “disgrace.” Lands continue to be cleared for plantations, where workers -- some of…

Seventh Generation Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Over ‘Natural’ Claims

After two years of litigation, Seventh Generation agreed to pay a $4.5 million settlement over allegations that it deceptively marketed, labeled, and promoted…