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From food & beverages to home & personal care, our brands are part of everyday life.
Find out how we are making sustainability a driver of everything we do so that each time a consumer chooses one of our products, it improves their life, their community and the world we all share.
Learn how Unilever's innovations build leading brands and develop our capacity to meet consumer needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care.
Putting sustainability into the heart of our business model.
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By 2020 we will help more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being.
By 2020 our goal is to halve the environmental footprint of the making and use of our products as we grow our business.*
By 2020 we will enhance the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people as we grow our business.
† In our 2011 Progress Report we presented our people and workplace targets as a standalone set of targets. In 2012 we incorporated these into our commitments.* Throughout this section our environmental targets are expressed on a ‘per consumer use’ basis. This means a single use, portion or serving of a product. We have taken a lifecycle approach with a baseline of 2008.+ In seven water-scarce countries representing around half the world’s population.
"The Plan pushes us to think ahead, reducing risk and making the business more resilient for the long term." Paul Polman, Unilever CEO, April 2013