As the world works to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, it is critical that businesses lead for trust. Key to this is how we work in closer partnership than ever before, meaning new levels of transparency from all parties.
Of the millions of tonnes of PET plastic produced worldwide every year, just a small fraction is recycled. Now, following the successful pilot of radical new technology by Unilever, we could be on the brink of change. Sanjeev Das, Unilever’s Global Packaging Director for Dressings, tells us more…
It only took half a century for plastics to move from being a symbol of modern domestic bliss to becoming a magnet for derogatory adjectives. As 8 million tonnes of the material enter the ocean each year, the big question now is how to reconcile plastic’s undeniable functionality with a system that can work long term, avoiding loss of material value and environmental consequences.
Over the past two weeks, nations have been meeting at the UN’s Climate Change negotiations (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, to drive action on tackling climate change. One important talking point has been the hugely damaging impact of deforestation. We asked Hannah Hislop, our Global Advocacy & Partnerships Manager, about the issue and what must be done.
World Food Day aims to promote global awareness and action to achieve food security and nutritious diets for all. Amanda Sourry, our President of Foods, shares how we are supporting the Day this year through our brands, chefs and partnerships.
Girls risk missing out on vitally important opportunities because they feel under pressure about the way they look. That’s one of the key findings of the 2017 Dove Global Girls Beauty and Confidence Report. Sophie Galvani, Global Vice President, Dove Masterbrand, shares more of the results – and how conversations can help change the story.
Unilever is the first FMCG organization to join The Climate Group’s EV100 global initiative. This aims to bring together forward-looking companies committed to accelerating the transition to electric vehicles and making electric transport the ‘new normal’ by 2030.