Employee wellbeing

The following case studies provide examples of our employee initiatives at individual sites and businesses. See the Employees section of our Sustainable Development report for more information.

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South Africa: Providing homes for HIV/AIDS orphans

In 2005, South Africa was the bearer of an unfortunate statistic. The country was home to the most orphans as a result of HIV and AIDS in the world – 1.2 million. Even now, many of these children are abandoned or put in overcrowded orphanages, giving them a bleak future.

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Tanzania: National HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment Plan at Unilever Tea Tanzania

Unilever Tea Tanzania is participating in a groundbreaking partnership that aims to provide anti-retroviral treatment to 400 000 people by the end of 2009.