Tracing the origin of every single category of raw material that we buy is a huge challenge. Experience has taught us that our influence for change is greatest where we have the clearest line of sight throughout the chain – so that’s where we are focusing.
When we set our Unilever Sustainable Living Plan targets ten years ago, we knew we would have to work immensely hard on multiple fronts to meet them. And that’s what we have done. What we didn’t realise was how hard it would be to measure our progress.
Our Global Nutrition Director hopes we will appreciate the value of where and how food is produced, and relish the joy of cooking and eating together. Here she shares her personal views on how the pandemic could change our perspective long-term.
As part of global efforts to use our expertise and resources to help tackle coronavirus, we have adapted one of our deodorant manufacturing lines in the UK to produce much-needed supplies of hand sanitiser for the NHS.
As a pandemic is announced by the World Health Organization, we are putting global measures into place to protect our employees and their families. Today our CEO Alan Jope announced a new set of measures to help protect our people from coronavirus (Covid-19). We have received several requests from many of our stakeholders to share our updated approach with them, and so are publishing his email to all our employees.