Find out what's been happening at Unilever
CEO Paul Polman is spearheading a group of business leaders from the fast-moving consumer goods industry and international non-governmental organisations, calling for action on food security.
Unilever’s Chief Marketing & Communications Officer has been presented with the Marketing Society’s prestigious award
Ben & Jerry’s has picked 15 finalists in its competition to find the brightest sustainable business minds in Europe.
Aung San Suu Kyi, General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize winner, visited Unilever Thailand’s Minburi factory.
24/05/2012: Unilever to support students who study more responsible uses of chemicals.
26/03/2012: World Water Day on 22 March marked the start of building work on a Unilever-backed programme to provide safe drinking water for communities in Bangladesh.
27/02/12: Unilever is partnering with 20th Century Fox’s new TV drama Touch to be its global sponsor in a first-of-its-kind worldwide collaboration.
13/02/12: Ben & Jerry’s "Join Our Core" competition aims to find the best sustainability start-up companies in Europe.
Axe is launching a new fragrance – Anarchy – which will be marketed in different versions for men and women.
13/01/12: Timotei has long been renowned for its natural credentials. Now forty years after the launch of its natural herb extract shampoo, it’s introducing the first certified organic range from a prominent mass-market brand.
09/01/12: New study shows a shower can use more water and energy than a bath
08/12/11: Unilever has topped this year’s Climate Counts Company Scorecard, a global league table which rates businesses on their environmental initiatives.
01/12/2011: Unilever unveiled today a breakthrough corporate app for investors, at its annual Investor Relations seminar, in Turkey. The app, developed by The App Business, is the first of its kind to offer investors live access to split-screen live results videos and presentations, interactive share price charts and a customisable investor dashboard.
01/12/2011: In recognition of world AIDS day on 1 December Unilever reinforces its commitment to the care and protection of employees living with the disease.
14/11/11: How can consumers be inspired to turn positive intentions into action?
4/11/2011: The business magazine interviewed executives from 182 businesses around the world to find out how they inspire colleagues to reach their full potential
02/11/11: Unilever brand Rajah has given away thousands of Wonderbag cooking devices, reducing dependency on open-fire stoves.
24/10/11: Morris Tabaksblat, former Unilever Chairman, passed away on 20 October after a long illness. He was 74.
24/10/2011: Ben & Jerry’s has used free-range eggs in its ice creams since 2005, as part of its commitment to animal welfare.
14/10/2011: Global Handwashing Day aims to raise the profile of handwashing and its health benefits.
13/10/2011: A school toilet refurbishment project in KwaZulu-Natal means that learners no longer have to skip lessons because of substandard sanitation.
06/09/2011: Surf Excel is helping India’s youngest Bollywood directors attract a global audience on YouTube.
04/09/2011: Unilever has topped the Food Producers sector in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 13th year running.
03/09/2011: Dove Nourishing Oil Care is bringing salon-quality hair oil to its consumer range with a revolutionary new formula.
01/09/2011: CEO outlined Unilever’s commitment to building a better world at the One Young World Summit 2011.
30/08/2011: Unilever is working with Disaster and Emergency relief partners to determine the best way to assist in East African relief efforts.
23/08/2011: Unilever and Oxfam are working together on a groundbreaking five-year project in Azerbaijan – aiming to explore the best ways of including smallholder farmers in the supply chain.
23/08/2011: Pureit, Unilever’s in-home water purifier, is now bringing safe, affordable drinking water to homes in Mexico and Brazil.
04/08/2011: Ben & Jerry’s is the first winner of the Compassion in World Farming’s Good Dairy Award.
04/08/2011: Lifebuoy has announced a new public-private partnership aiming to reduce the risk of infection among newborn babies.
12/07/2011: Unilever’s Lipton brand has launched a Sustainable Tea Agriculture project in Turkey, benefiting farmers and consumers.
12/07/2011: Magnum’s Facebook page is dedicated to celebrating pleasure and has won fashionable fans around the world.
29/06/11: Unilever is set to support tea farmers in China’s Yunnan province through sustainable trade and training.
29/06/11: Unilever is partnering the State Bank of India to bring entry-level banking to low-income people across the country.
17/06/11: A Unilever sustainability initiative is providing solar water heaters for 2,000 low-income homes near Durban.
10/05/11: From a first kiss to a fond hug, Vaseline’s Facebook fans are sharing stories of the link between skin and emotions.
04/04/2011: Unilever’s Port Sunlight R&D laboratory in the UK has been honoured by the world-renowned Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for its 100-year contribution to science.
31/03/2011: Too much salt in our diet is linked to serious health problems such as hypertension and cardiovascular disease. But removing salt from food can affect its flavour.
31/03/2011: Building on the success of Bru, India’s leading coffee brand, Hindustan Unilever recently opened its first ever coffee outlet in Mumbai – The Bru World Café.
22/02/2011: Unilever in the UK sponsored the Change4Life Swapathon, a scheme helping people switch to healthy food choices.
06/02/2011: Unilever is backing the New Vision for Agriculture, a global partnership for sustainable agricultural growth.
19/01/2011: Ben & Jerry's has been presented with the Annual Salute to Greatness Award from the Martin Luther King Junior Center for Non-violent Social Change in the US.
03/12/2010: Unilever has been named the Most Admired Company of 2010, in a poll from top UK business magazine, Management Today.
Chief R&D Officer Geneviève Berger features in Fortune magazine’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business.
09/11/2010: On Monday 15 November at 9.30am (GMT), Unilever is running a live webcast on this crucial question with a panel of experts.
14/10/2010: Global Handwashing Day, co-founded by Lifebuoy, is being celebrated for the third time on 14 October.
13/08/2010: Unilever is providing €1 million in cash donations, food and hygiene products following devastating floods in Pakistan.
07/07/2010: Unilever has been named ‘Company of the Year’ for the positive impact it has on communities, environments, marketplaces and workplaces around the world.
02/07/2010: Unilever wins 13 awards and Advertiser of the Year at Cannes
25/06/2010: Paul Polman explains why the world is at a tipping point.
24/06/2010: Unilever and Tesco lead industry commitment to end deforestation at the Consumer Goods Forum Summit.
25/05/2010: The organisers of the 57th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival have named Unilever as this year’s Advertiser of the Year.
20/05/2010: Unilever launches the world’s first smile-activated vending machine, rewarding great grins with delicious ice cream.
11/02/2010: Unilever remains committed to the UK and has no plans to move.
18/02/2010: Ben & Jerry’s announced it will switch to Fairtrade-certified ingredients by 2013.
06/11/2009: We are taking legal action against a fraudulent website purporting to be acting on behalf of Unilever.