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  • 27 PETA-Approved Unilever brands join the fight to save cruelty free cosmetics in Europe

    Unilever’s PETA-Approved brands, including TRESemmé, Simple and St.Ives, have committed to joining the fight to save cruelty free cosmetics in Europe. Last week, Unilever’s largest beauty and personal care brand, Dove, united with The Body Shop, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Cruelty Free Europe, Humane Society International/Europe, Eurogroup for Animals, and the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments* to launch a European Citizens’ Initiative, calling on the European Commission to protect its longstanding ban on animal testing for cosmetics. Now, Unilever’s 27 other PETA-Approved brands will add their voices to the campaign using their collective power to call on consumers to sign the European Citizens’ Initiative.

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  • LUX spotlights everyday sexism around the world by asking men to walk in women’s shoes

    Global beauty brand’s collaboration with online platform City Walks aims to turn men into allies through direct experience of the female perspective

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  • Unilever closes acquisition of Paula’s Choice

    London - Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 14th June 2021, it has completed the acquisition of Paula’s Choice, the digital-led skin care brand.

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  • Strong half-year results driven by sharp focus on operational excellence

    Today, we announced our results for the first half of 2021, which show a strong performance, with underlying sales growth of 5.4% driven by our continued focus on operational excellence.

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  • Unilever statement on Ben & Jerry's decision

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  • Unilever partners with Arzeda, harnessing the power of computer-designed enzymes

    London, UK and Seattle, WA. - Unilever and Arzeda, the industry-leading Protein Design Company™, have entered a strategic partnership to apply the latest advances in digital biology to discovering and designing new enzymes. The partnership will impact many of the world’s leading cleaning and laundry products, including Unilever's OMO (Persil), Sunlight, and Surf.

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  • Could the advertising industry be next victim of ‘cancel culture’?

    London - From football to film, the wave of boycotts and ‘cancel culture’ sweeping industries regarded as not diverse and inclusive enough could have the advertising industry in its sights. A new study by Unilever has found that nearly one in two people from marginalised communities – people with disabilities, and Black, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBTQ+ people – feel they have been stereotyped in some way through advertising. The study also highlights that it isn’t just marginalised people who feel the impact: 71% believe stereotypes in media are harming the younger generation, signalling the industry as the latest institution being called upon to step up, or risk people boycotting their products and services.

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  • Unilever to acquire Paula's Choice skincare

    London - Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire leading digital-led skin care brand Paula’s Choice from TA Associates. Paula’s Choice is a pioneer of science-backed products and direct to consumer (DTC) e-commerce.

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  • Unilever reveals world-first paper-based laundry detergent bottle

    London - Unilever is using a new technology to launch the first ever paper-based laundry detergent bottle. A prototype has been developed for leading laundry brand OMO (also known as Persil, Skip and Breeze) and is set to debut in Brazil by early 2022, with an ambition for roll-out in Europe and other countries soon after. Unilever is also piloting the same technology to create paper-based hair care bottles.

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  • Unilever steps up plant-based protein innovation in partnership with 'ENOUGH'

    London - Unilever has announced that it will partner with food-tech company ENOUGH (formerly 3F BIO) to bring new plant-based meat products to market.

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  • A PETA-Approved way to own your style with Unilever’s TRESemmé

    London, 21 May – One of the biggest names in haircare, TRESemmé, has become the latest Unilever brand to be approved by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Listed as ‘not tested on animals’, TRESemmé is the 24th beauty and personal care brand in Unilever’s portfolio to join PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies list.

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  • Unilever to introduce recyclable toothpaste tubes

    London, United Kingdom – Unilever’s oral care brands including Signal, Pepsodent and Closeup have announced plans to convert their entire global toothpaste portfolio to recyclable tubes by 2025.

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