Unilever facts

Unilever is one of the world’s leading fast-moving consumer goods companies with products sold in over 190 countries. More than 2 billion consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any given day.

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  • Our turnover was €49.8 billion in 2013

  • Emerging markets now account for 57% of our business

  • We have 14 brands with sales of more than €1 billion a year, making up more than 54% of our business

  • More than 174,000 people work for Unilever

  • We are the number 1 fast-moving consumer goods employer of choice among students in 26 countries

  • 42% of our managers are women

  • Around 303 million people were reached by the end of 2013 through our programmes on handwashing, safe drinking water, oral health and self-esteem

  • 31% of our portfolio by volume met the highest nutrition standards in 2013

  • We have reduced our waste impact by around 11% since 2010

  • Around 48% of our agricultural raw materials were sourced sustainably by the end of 2013