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Harnessing the power of our business and brands to make a net zero world possible

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A United Nations Climate Change Conference room.

How and why are we stepping up our climate advocacy?

To help deliver our ambitious climate goals, we’re stepping up our advocacy work to push for systems-level changes that address barriers to faster emissions reduction. But what does that work involve and how do we go about it?

Solar panels at Izmir in Turkey that help power our ice cream warehouse and electric commercial vans

How sunshine drives sales and powers our ice cream business

The sun doesn’t just drive our ice cream sales; it also helps power our business in a sustainable way. Find out how solar solutions integrated into our warehouses, fleets and sales kiosks are making energy savings, reducing emissions and contributing to our climate goals.

CO₂-based polyol in a glass test tube made with Econic's technology.

Could CO2 be a viable material for making cleaning products?

We’re exploring new technologies that will help make our cleaning products superior and more sustainable. As part of this, we’ve extended our partnership with Econic Technologies: a start-up that’s pioneering a process to replace fossil-based raw materials with renewable carbon.

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Why we’ve updated our Climate Transition Action Plan

Our updated Climate Transition Action Plan (CTAP) sets out Unilever’s ambitious new climate targets. Discover how we’re focusing our efforts so we can deepen our impact by 2030, and why we believe taking urgent climate action now is good for our business in the long term.

  Three bottles of Wonder Wash, Unilever’s laundry detergent innovation designed specifically for quick washes.

Doing laundry in 15 minutes takes science. Here’s why

We’ve just launched our biggest laundry detergent innovation in a decade, Wonder Wash – designed for the increasing number of consumers who are choosing to do quick washes. But what are the technical challenges with short cycles? We ask a Unilever scientist to explain.

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How we’re reducing the carbon footprint of our websites

Websites have a carbon footprint from the energy used to power and access them. Discover how we’re working to reduce the environmental impact of our websites to make our network even more digitally sustainable.

Regenerative agriculture: what it is and why it matters

It takes around 4 million hectares of land to grow the raw materials used in Unilever products. To ensure they are grown sustainably, we need to support the farmers who supply us as they make the shift to regenerative agriculture. But what does this mean and how will it work?

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