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

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How we’re helping to turn the tide on shipping emissions

The global shipping industry's annual greenhouse gas emissions total more than 1 billion tons and account for about 2% of global CO2 emissions. Director of International Logistics and Decarbonisation, Sundarrajan Bhyravan explains how reducing shipping emissions is good for business and planet.

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Ending animal testing: Europe commits to accelerating phase-out

1.2 million people signed the Save Cruelty Free Cosmetics European Citizens’ Initiative urging policy-makers to end animal testing. Now the EU Commission has committed to accelerate phasing out animal tests but has failed to uphold its own cosmetics animal testing ban.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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