Skip to content

All news stories

Protect & regenerate nature

Working to have a positive impact on the world’s biodiversity and resources

Close up of bee

Biodiversity, business and bees

How can you spot future-fit farming? Look for the bees. Over the last ten years, we’ve been working with farmers and smallholders, finding ways both to protect biodiversity and to secure our supply chains. Here’s why.

Illustration of a man holding a seedling
Woman smallholder laughs while talking to surveyor during Unilever palm plantation mapping project

Building inclusive, deforestation-free palm oil supply chains

We’re working to increase supplies of sustainable and deforestation-free palm oil by sourcing directly from producers on the ground. This not only benefits the local environment, it’s also a win for smallholders, independent mills and our own supply chains.

Three people working in the forest planting trees

Leading and delivering on sustainability through our Compass commitments

We’ve set ambitious goals. Climate action to hit net zero, reducing plastic, regenerating agriculture, raising living standards in our value chain. Through our Compass commitments we’re taking action to improve people’s health, protect the planet and build a fairer, inclusive world.

Swetha Stotra Bhashyam, right and Eric Soubeiran left on a brown field backdrop 

“What on Earth does your Climate & Nature Fund do?”

Research shows over 60% of people believe companies’ greatest responsibility is action on climate. For Earth Day, activist and biologist Swetha Stotra Bhashyam asks Eric Soubeiran, MD of our €1bn Climate & Nature Fund, what and how it will deliver.

A portrait of Stefani Millie Grant

Stefani Millie Grant on Growing the future of farming

Raised in Iowa, Stefani Millie Grant, Senior Manager, External Affairs and Sustainability, knows how to talk to farmers. Now her voice is at the heart of a film by The Climate Pledge about Unilever’s Iowa cover crop programme. We spoke to Stefani days before the film aired.

Four people holding sheets of paper having a discussion

We’re making it our business to protect and restore nature

Nature is our global life-support system – we rely on it for everything, from the air we breathe to the ingredients used to make our products . That’s why we are committed to helping protect and restore the natural world.

Back to top