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  • Unilever NV AGM 2017 voting results

    Rotterdam - Unilever N.V. shareholders today approved all resolutions put to the Annual General Meeting in Rotterdam. Voting was by poll on each resolution and the results are set out below.

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  • Solid start, on track for 3-5% underlying sales growth in 2017

    Today, Unilever released its results for the first quarter of 2017.

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  • Unilever to acquire Sir Kensington’s

    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Unilever announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Sir Kensington’s, a New York-based condiment maker.

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  • Accelerating sustainable shareholder value creation

    Key Highlights * Reconfirming our commitment to a proven long-term model of compounding growth and sustainable value creation * Accelerating Connected 4 Growth and targeting a 20% underlying operating margin, before restructuring, by 2020 * Combining Foods and Refreshment into one organisation, unlocking future growth and faster margin progression * Active portfolio management continuing, including a decision to exit Spreads and a review of dual-headed legal structure with the objective of simplification and flexibility * Establishing a net debt / EBITDA target of 2x and launching a share buy-back of €5 billion this year * Raising dividend by 12%, reflecting increased confidence in the outlook for profit growth and cash generation

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  • Unilever and Lazada forge first in eCommerce cross-functional alliance

    Singapore, 30 March 2017: Unilever and the Alibaba-backed Lazada Group have signed an agreement to build the eCommerce industry’s first end-to-end alliance in the region to generate rapid growth for both businesses across Southeast Asia. The agreement outlines how the two companies will work closely on category development, supply chain and fulfilment, data and marketing, social commerce and talent development – forging a deep collaboration between Unilever and Lazada. Both companies have agreed to allocate resources behind this alliance, as they hope to unlock the significant growth potential in the region by 2020.

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  • Unilever completes sale of Ades

    London/Rotterdam - Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 1st June 2016, it has completed the sale of Ades.

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  • New report sets out Unilever’s ambition to tackle harmful social norms and stereotypes

    A new Unilever report details the company’s plan to challenge discriminatory norms and outdated stereotypes across the business and in society at large.

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  • Annual General Meetings re-elections and Notification of a Change to the Boards

    London / Rotterdam - Unilever today announced that Prof. Louise Fresco will be retiring from the Unilever Boards at the conclusion of the 2017 AGMs having served for eight years.

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  • Mastercard and Unilever join forces to empower small and micro businesses in emerging markets

    BARCELONA, Spain – March 1, 2017 – At Mobile World Congress [], Mastercard [] and Unilever [] today announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on a range of joint initiatives aimed at empowering small and micro businesses in emerging markets. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies intend to unlock economic growth and further advance specific Sustainable Development Goals [] such as poverty reduction and sustainable cities and communities.

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  • Unilever Review

    London / Rotterdam - Unilever is conducting a comprehensive review of options available to accelerate delivery of value for the benefit of our shareholders. The events of the last week have highlighted the need to capture more quickly the value we see in Unilever. We expect the review to be completed by early April, after which we will communicate further. 

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  • Unilever Guidance Update

    The management of Unilever now expects Core Operating Margin improvement for 2017 to be at the upper end of its 4080 basis points guidance.

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  • Joint Statement from Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. (“Unilever”) and The Kraft Heinz Company (“Kraft Heinz”)

    NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION This is a public announcement by Unilever N.V. pursuant to section 17 paragraph 1 of the European Market Abuse Regulation (596/2014). This public announcement does not constitute an offer, or any solicitation of any offer, to buy or subscribe for any securities in Unilever N.V. This is a press release by Kraft Heinz pursuant to the provisions of Section 4 Paragraph 3 of the Decree on Public Takeover Bids (Besluit Openbare Biedingen Wft) of the Netherlands. For immediate release 19 February 2017

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