Sustainable living

Chief Executive Officer's review

The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan is our strategic response to the challenges the world faces.

Improving health and well-being

USLP health

By 2020 we will help more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being.

Reducing environmental impact

USLP environment

By 2020 our goal is to halve the environmental footprint of the making and use of our products as we grow our business.*

Enhancing livelihoods

USLP livelihoods

By 2020 we will enhance the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people as we grow our business.

† In our 2011 Progress Report we presented our people and workplace targets as a standalone set of targets. In 2012 we incorporated these into our commitments.* Throughout this section our environmental targets are expressed on a ‘per consumer use’ basis. This means a single use, portion or serving of a product. We have taken a lifecycle approach with a baseline of 2008.+ In seven water-scarce countries representing around half the world’s population.