Unilever named as industry leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) measures over 2,000 publicly traded companies on their economic, environmental and social performance. It is used by investors who recognise that responsible business practices are critical to generating long-term shareholder value and who wish to reflect sustainability convictions in their investment portfolios. In 2018’s Index Unilever achieved best scores in a number of areas, including innovation management, corporate governance, supply chain management, tax strategy, brand management, product stewardship, packaging, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, and climate strategy. Jeff Seabright, Chief Sustainability Officer at Unilever, said:…

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Unilever and Walmart Announce Forest Sustainability Initiatives at the Global Climate Action Summit

At the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, USA, Unilever committed to supporting work in Sabah, Malaysia as part of the strategy to achieving a deforestation free supply chain and further reducing emissions. Unilever will help sustainably certify 60,000 hectares in Sabah, Malaysia as part of a program led by Forever Sabah, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Malaysia and PONGO Alliance. Sabah is pushing to certify 100 percent of the state’s palm oil production to Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification by 2025. According to WWF, this will…

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Unilever’s #QueTeMueve Campaign with Denise Bidot at BESE Identity Gallery

In celebration of the diverse Latinx identity, Unilever‘s #QueTeMueve platform has partnered with media company BESE for their art gallery showcase celebrating the many faces of today’s American youth. Unilever #QueTeMueve highlights the diverse sources of inspiration that the Latinx community draws from as they forge their own path; one that is true to their heritage and how they want to see themselves in the world. Unilever brought this to life through brand spokesperson, international model and activist Denise Bidot who shared with media and event attendees how she herself…

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Unilever Calls on Content Creators and Distributors to Eradicate Stereotypes

Unilever is calling on content creators and distributors to act now to eliminate outdated stereotypes. The move marks the latest step in the company’s industry-leading Unstereotype initiative, which launched two years ago with the aim of eliminating harmful and diminishing portrayals of people across advertising. As part of its Unstereotype commitment Unilever is expanding that initiative across all forms of content and branded entertainment, and today announces a three-year multi-million-dollar deal with Rexona, the world’s biggest deodorant brand, and Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment. Rexona (also known as Sure, Degree and…

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Unilever calls on industry to increase trust, transparency and measurement in influencer marketing

Unilever CMO, Keith Weed, today announces that the company is pushing for greater transparency in the influencer marketing space to combat fraud in the digital ecosystem; create better experiences for consumers; and improve brands’ ability to measure impact. The scale and scope of influencer marketing is growing at pace and holds increasing importance in the marketing mix as a way for brands to reach consumers given influencers’ deep and direct connections with their audiences. At the same time, we as an industry need to put in place all possible controls…

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