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HUL and former employees of Kodaikanal factory sign settlement

March 9, 2016, Mumbai: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) and Pond’s HLL ex-Mercury Employees Welfare Association, representing the ex-employees of the former thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, have today announced the signing of a settlement. The Memorandum of Settlement reached was recorded in an order passed by the Hon’ble Madras High Court. The settlement has been entered into on humanitarian considerations to put an end to this long standing matter pending in the Court for several years and also is in keeping with the suggestion of the Hon’ble Madras High Court.

Unilever reaches new zero landfill milestone

Nine months after achieving zero non-hazardous waste to landfill across its global network of 242 factories – believed to be a world first - Unilever today announced it has become a zero landfill company in Europe. This means that in addition to manufacturing facilities, no waste from Unilever owned or fully operated premises, logistic operations, distribution centres or offices goes to landfill in Europe.

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