Today we launch a wide-ranging set of commitments and actions to raise living standards across our value chain, create opportunities through inclusivity and prepare people for the future of work.
Sharing prosperity across our supply chain
We’ve just launched a new policy outlining our commitment to responsible business with respect for human rights as its foundation, particularly in the context of modern-day challenges for society and our planet.
They might look and sound similar, but equality and equity are two very distinct concepts. Here’s why we need both to achieve a fairer and more socially inclusive world.
Climate change is not just an environmental issue, it’s a threat to human rights and deepens inequality by disproportionately affecting people marginalised by poverty. This year, access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment was recognised as a fundamental human right.
Unilever beauty brand joins forces with South African athlete to campaign against World Athletics’ ban for having natural high-performance testosterone.
Ending poverty requires action from every part of society. And as a business we have a key role to play, from protecting lives in a crisis to using our size and scale to encourage systemic change.
In 2010, we set a target of achieving a 50/50 gender balance in managerial roles across Unilever’s global business by the end of 2020. We’re pleased to say we’ve just reached that milestone early. Here’s a closer look at how we got there.
At university Felipe Resck’s IT class of 80 had only seven girls. This gender imbalance in STEM remains. To help tackle it for the next generation, he rolled out ‘iamtheCODE’, an initiative to empower teenage girls.
What part should business play in championing human rights? What fresh challenges does the digital economy bring? Marcela Manubens, Unilever’s VP for Integrated Social Sustainability, highlights four areas where innovation is key.
Two of our biggest beauty brands are supporting girls all over the world to find and fulfil their ambitions. Here’s how.
Living our values through equal rights and open conversations
Unilever Hero Zeina Al Mouallem took action to support Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan
As a young Muslim woman encountering negative stereotypes, Unilever Hero Ibtisam Habib has confounded expectations
How we’re helping 5 million small and medium sized businesses in our retail value chain grow their business through access to skills, technology and finance.