Our case studies provide examples of environmental initiatives at individual sites / businesses, and are regularly updated. For Unilever Group information about water see the section on Sustainability.
"Only take short showers and stop ironing your clothes or the lights will go out."
Canada's freshwater supply is at risk. In many parts of the country water is being used faster than nature can renew it. Unilever Canada's Go Blue campaign encourages Canadians to cut their water consumption by 50%.
The land around our Khamgaon soap factory in central India used to be a virtual wasteland. Now it's a forest of greenery thanks to an environmentally-friendly model for water and soil conservation.
"I never thought I would farm fish in this river. It was too polluted. Now I make a living from it."
In Pakistan's Thar Desert millions of people rely on sporadic rainfall for their survival. Unilever Pakistan is helping communities to manage water resources, improving peoples' health and livelihoods.
The Unilever Centre for Environmental Water Quality (UCEWQ) at the Rhodes University Institute for Water Research was established in 2002 to help South Africa conserve and protect its water resources.