Unilever unveiled today a breakthrough corporate app for investors, at its annual Investor Relations seminar, in Turkey.

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London/Rotterdam (December 1, 2011) - Unilever unveiled today a breakthrough corporate app for investors, at its annual Investor Relations seminar, in Turkey. The app, developed by The App Business, is the first of its kind to offer investors live access to split-screen live results videos and presentations, interactive share pricecharts and a customisable investor dashboard.

James Allison, Unilever Head of Investor Relations and Head of M&A, comments: “This app is a great way for investors and analysts to get hold of key information, especially when on the move. It allows us to convey a huge amount of complex data in a very clear and accessible way. And it’s leading the way – this is the first IR app on the market to offer live video streaming."

The multi-touch powered interactive charts allow for detailed share price comparisons and analyses, with an option to capture screen shots and forward on to contacts. The PDF reader is fast, intuitive and packed with essential business features, including offline document viewing and quick sharing of individual pages or entire documents.

“The Unilever app not only offers financial information; it also includes updates on Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan as well as the latest news about the company, giving investors a comprehensive overview of the company’s performance, as we aim to double size of our business whilst reducing our environmental footprint,” concludes Allison.

Other features include financial highlights, annual reports and company press releases.


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Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong operations in over 100 countries and sales in more than 180. Consumers buy 170bn Unilever packs around the world every year, and our products are used over two billion times a day.

Our portfolio includes some of the world’s best known and most loved brands including twelve €1 billion brands, and global leadership in most categories in which we operate. The portfolio features iconic brands such as: Knorr, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Dove, Vaseline, Persil, Cif, Marmite and Pot Noodle.

We have around 167,000 employees, and generated annual sales of €44.3 billion in 2010. For more information about Unilever and its brands, please visit www.unilever.com

Unilever is Food Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes for the 12th year running. We are included in the FTSE4Good Index Series and attained a top environmental score of 5, leading to inclusion in the FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40 Index. 

We are also ranked 7th in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, a list compiled by Corporate Knights Magazine. We achieved Platinum Plus standard in the UK’s Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index 2009, and were named Company of the Year in 2010. In November 2010, we launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan aiming to halve our overall environmental footprint.

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