Our sustainable sourcing programme uses external certification, or self-assessment and verification against the Unilever Sustainable Agriculture Code.
Each year we will co-invest €1 million with suppliers and farmers to accelerate the implementation of sustainable practices.
Find online tools that can help agricultural suppliers meet Unilever’s sustainability standards.
Hans Vriens, Chief Innovation Officer at Barry Callebaut talks about how having a long term partnership agreement with Unilever enables them to go out and make long term commitments with farmers, enabling farmers to move towards sustainable farming and as a result improve their livelihoods.
Ron Dalforno of The Morning Star Packing Company talks about the sustainability programme they have been working on with tomato growers in California over the past 10 years with a focus on drip irrigation to reduce water consumption and increase yields.
Lerionka Tiampati, CEO KTDA, talks about the farmer field school initiative set up in Kenya together with Unilever, DFID, IDH and the Rainforest Alliance to train tea farmers in good agricultural practices.