Hunger. Poverty. Climate change. Inequality. How do you even begin to try to solve problems like these? A new global campaign suggests the best way to start might lie in writing the trusty ‘to do’ list
Four ways we’re working to get to net zero
Cutting business waste is just one of the ingredients in Unilever Food Solutions’ recipe for a waste-free future. We spoke to chefs Alex Hall in the UK, Audrey Crone in Ireland and Mary Worthington in South Africa to find out how they’re helping reduce waste and increase profit margins in the process.
Unilever is piloting a new heavy-duty truck that’s powered purely by renewable electricity – and we’re committing to switch to many more.
Getting it done was the theme of Climate Week at UNGA in New York. That goal is more pressing than ever. To hit net zero by 2050, climate economists say the world needs to invest 2–3%* of GDP each year. It’s a big ask, but the world could experience -10% off GDP if we don’t.
We must work together with our suppliers to tackle their greenhouse gas emissions in order to bring our own to net zero. Stella Constantatos, Senior Manager in our Business Operations Sustainability team, explains why.
From heat pumps to renewables, Lewis Rae, Unilever’s Safety, Health, and Environment Capabilities Manager for Air Emissions, explains how we’re decarbonising our operations.
Find out how we’re working to lower the climate impact of the ice cream industry.
As part of our Climate Transition Action Plan, we’re switching 100% of our energy to renewable sources by 2030. Read on to discover five ways we’re taking action on this challenge.
Our focus on driving bigger, better and more impactful innovation delivered over €1 billion of incremental turnover in 2021, double the delivery in 2020. Here are just a few examples of our innovation in action.
Unilever purchases the world’s first linear alkylbenzene (LAB) surfactant made from renewable carbon
In Côte d'Ivoire, we’re in a partnership that supports cocoa smallholders to gain security of tenure on their land. This is helping to improve their livelihoods, protect the environment and ensure a sustainable source of cocoa for our business.
With powerful plant-based cleaning ingredients, a new formula for high performance on a low-energy cold wash, and plastic-free cardboard packaging, our Persil, Skip and OMO brands are launching their most sustainable laundry capsules yet.
We’re collaborating with a leading supplier to make sure the soybean oil we use at our factory in Brazil comes only from a deforestation-free supply chain.
What we’re doing to decarbonise our business