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Respect Human Rights

We want a world where no one is left behind, one where human rights are at the foundation

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Working to advance respect for human rights every day

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.

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A diverse group of people smiling.

Mind the gap: tool provides action plans advancing gender equity

Unilever and the International Center for Research on Women have created a Gender Equity Assessment Tool. It’s designed to measure the impact of our sustainability initiatives in empowering women and provide tailored action plans to accelerate progress.

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Beyond skin-deep: Creating inclusive products through inclusive R&D

By combining industry-leading understanding of melanin-rich skin with insights from dermatologists and consumers of colour, Unilever R&D’s Polycultural Centre of Excellence is developing products to address the unmet needs in the beauty, wellbeing and personal care space.

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Our ambition to unstereotype influencer brand content

Research shows that stereotypes are making Generation Z consumers feel unsafe on social media. We’re taking action to ensure the influencers involved with our brand partnerships reflect a more inclusive world.

Persil cardboard pack with accessible QR code

Persil adds new QR codes on packs to improve accessibility

Persil is adding Accessible QR codes (AQR), developed with Zappar and in collaboration with RNIB, to a range of packs. The codes aim to provide the UK’s 2 million blind and partially sighted people with access to product information and a more inclusive shopping experience.

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