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Unilever Reports Full Year 2023 Results: Focus on Sustainability and Growth Action Plan

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has announced its financial results for the full year 2023, revealing an underlying sales growth of 7.0% driven by positive volumes. Despite challenges such as adverse currency impacts and net disposals, the company achieved a turnover of … Read the full press release

Unilever Grants Ice Cream Industry Free Access to Energy-Efficient Reformulation Patents

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has made a significant move towards reducing energy consumption in the ice cream industry by offering a free non-exclusive license for 12 reformulation patents. These patents are aimed at enabling ice cream products to remain stable at … Read the full press release

Unilever Appoints Fernando Fernandez as New CFO Amid Leadership Changes

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has announced the appointment of Fernando Fernandez as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from January 1, 2024. Fernandez, currently the President of Unilever’s Beauty & Wellbeing Business Group, will succeed Graeme Pitkethly, who is retiring … Read the full press release

Unilever Sells Dollar Shave Club to Nexus Capital Management to Focus on Core Growth Areas

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has announced the sale of Dollar Shave Club to Nexus Capital Management LP, a US-based private equity firm. Dollar Shave Club, known for its razors and male grooming products, will continue to serve consumers in North America … Read the full press release

Google Cloud and Unilever Launch ‘My Unilever’ App to Digitally Connect Factory-Based Employees Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) Google Cloud and Unilever have jointly launched the “My Unilever” app, designed to digitally connect Unilever’s factory-based employees globally. The app, built on Google Cloud and delivered in partnership with Accenture, provides factory-based colleagues with secure access to … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut to Deliver Chocolate Innovations for Unilever’s Ice Cream Portfolio in Extended Supply Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Unilever and Barry Callebaut have extended their strategic supply agreement for cocoa and chocolate. Barry Callebaut will continue delivering chocolate innovations for Unilever’s ice cream products, driving long-term growth. The partnership also focuses on supporting Unilever in achieving … Read the full press release

Landmark Partnership: Unilever Joins FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ as Official Personal Care Sponsor

(IN BRIEF) Unilever personal care brands, including Rexona, Dove, Lifebuoy, and Lux, have been announced as the Official Sponsors of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. This partnership is a first for FIFA, as it includes personal care brands across … Read the full press release

Accenture welcomes Unilever CEO Alan Jope to its board

(IN BRIEF) Alan Jope, the CEO of Unilever, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Accenture, effective immediately. Mr. Jope, who will serve on the Nominating, Governance & Sustainability Committee, is a dynamic leader with vast expertise in … Read the full press release

Unilever montre son engagement à long terme envers l’Ukraine avec un investissement de 20 millions d’euros

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Unilever a annoncé son intention d’investir 20 millions d’euros dans une nouvelle usine de fabrication de produits de soins personnels dans la région de Kiev en Ukraine. L’usine devrait ouvrir ses portes en 2024 et créera une … Read the full press release

Unilever shows long-term commitment to Ukraine with €20m investment

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has announced plans to invest €20m in a new personal care product manufacturing facility in the Kyiv region of Ukraine. The factory is set to open in 2024 and will create around 100 jobs, primarily manufacturing personal … Read the full press release

£73 Milliarden Sektor kooperiert bei „Flue2Chem“, um die Nachhaltigkeit von britischen Konsumgütern zu verbessern

(IN KÜRZE) Branchenführer aus einem 73 Milliarden Pfund schweren britischen Sektor, darunter Unilever, BASF und Tata Steel, haben sich im „Flue2Chem“-Programm zusammengeschlossen, um die Nachhaltigkeit der Konsumgüterindustrie zu verändern und die Treibhausgasemissionen zu reduzieren. Das Projekt, das 2,68 Millionen £ … Read the full press release

£73 Billion Sector Collaborates on ‘Flue2Chem’ to Transform UK Consumer Products Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Industry leaders from a £73 billion UK sector, including Unilever, BASF, and Tata Steel, have joined forces in the “Flue2Chem” program to transform the sustainability of the consumer products industry and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The project, which … Read the full press release

Alan Jope, Unilever CEO, to step down at the end of 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 26-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinational consumer goods conglomerate, has announced that the company’s CEO Alan Jope notified the Board of his intention to retire at the end of 2023, after five years in this … Read the full press release

Alan Jope, PDG d’Unilever, démissionnera fin 2023

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) LONDON, 26-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON : ULVR), conglomérat multinational de biens de consommation, a annoncé que le le PDG de la société, Alan Jope, a notifié au conseil d’administration son intention de prendre sa retraite fin … Read the full press release

EQT announces the addition of seasoned group of experts as advisors to its EQT Future fund

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization, has announced that its EQT Future fund is adding decades of leadership experience within sustainable business development, governance and public policy with the appointment of four new … Read the full press release

EQT gibt die Aufnahme einer erfahrenen Expertengruppe als Berater für seinen EQT Future Fund bekannt

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT, eine zweckorientierte globale Investmentorganisation, hat bekannt gegeben, dass ihr EQT Future Fund Mit der Ernennung von vier neuen Mitgliedern als Impact Advisors sowie eines neuen Mission Board-Mitglieds, die alle aus Organisationen wie UNICEF, … Read the full press release

Unilever établit une nouvelle norme de transparence nutritionnelle pour accélérer son impact positif sur la santé publique

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) LONDON, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON : ULVR), conglomérat multinational de biens de consommation, a annoncé que l’entreprise deviendrait la première entreprise alimentaire mondiale à rendre compte publiquement de ses performances de son portefeuille de produits par … Read the full press release

Unilever sets a new standard for nutrition transparency to accelerate its positive impact on public health

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinational consumer goods conglomerate, has announced that the company will become the first global Foods company to publicly report the performance of its product portfolio against at least six different … Read the full press release

Unilever verkauft Unilever Life, sein Direktvertriebsgeschäft in Thailand, an die RS Group, ein führendes Unterhaltungs- und Handelsunternehmen in Thailand

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) BANGKOK, 8-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinationaler Konsumgüterkonzern, hat den Verkauf bekannt gegeben seines Direktvertriebsgeschäfts in Thailand, Unilever Life, an die RS Group, ein führendes Unterhaltungs- und Handelsunternehmen in Thailand. Unilever Life ist ein Multi-Level-Marketing (MLM)-Direktvertriebsunternehmen in … Read the full press release

Unilever to sell Unilever Life, its direct selling business in Thailand, to RS Group, a leading Entertainment and Commerce company in Thailand

(PRESS RELEASE) BANGKOK, 8-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinational consumer goods conglomerate, has announced the sale of its direct selling business in Thailand, Unilever Life to RS Group, a leading Entertainment and Commerce company in Thailand. Unilever Life … Read the full press release

Newly launched EQT Future fund to focus on longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential

EQT strengthens commitment to drive positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund, targeting longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever, and Jacob Wallenberg, Chairperson of Investor AB, to co-chair the EQT … Read the full press release

Unilever and food-tech company ENOUGH to inspire plant-based food revolution

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever (LON: ULVR), multinational consumer goods conglomerate, has announced its partnership with food-tech company ENOUGH (formerly 3F BIO) to bring new plant-based meat products to market. ENOUGH’s technology uses a unique zero-waste fermentation … Read the full press release

Vattenfall joins the Science Based Targets Network’s Corporate Engagement Program initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to actively participate in the development of new methods and guidance to protect and restore nature based on science by joining the initiative Science Based Targets Network Corporate Engagement Program. Since … Read the full press release

Virgin Media and Scope #WorkWithMe community grows as more inclusive employers joins campaign to address UK’s disability employment crisis

100+ businesses have committed to becoming a more inclusive employer of disabled people including Deloitte, Ford and Unilever More businesses urged to join the #WorkWithMe forum to support disabled people More than a million disabled jobseekers have accessed key employment … Read the full press release

Unilever launches ambition to help people transition towards healthier diets and reduce environmental impact of global food chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 18-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational consumer goods company, Unilever announces new annual global sales target of €1 billion within the next five to seven years, from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. The launch of The Vegetarian Butcher … Read the full press release

Unilever 1H-2020: business demonstrates resilience; cash flow up; dividend maintained

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2020, which show that overall underlying sales declined 0.1%, with developed markets up 2.4% and emerging markets down … Read the full press release

Unilever streamlines its Group legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever announces plans to combine its current dual-headed legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC. This move will create a simpler company with greater strategic … Read the full press release

Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announces the appointment of Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever. Marijn has decided to step down so that he can focus on his growing responsibilities as Founder … Read the full press release

Flexitarian? Burger King and Unilever launch plant-based Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 12-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vegetarian Butcher teams up with Burger King brand to launch the plant-based Rebel Whopper. The new Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher is being launched simultaneously in over 2,500 Burger King … Read the full press release

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever advances on its RE100 goal: now sourcing 100% renewable electricity across five continents (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced that it is making further progress on its RE100 goal as it works to become a ‘carbon … Read the full press release

Significant reduction in people’s likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

Significant reduction in people's likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

The unique experiment conducted by Unilever and University College London went on to look into how to unlearn stereotyping (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON & NEW YORK, 18-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Advertising and marketing professionals across Unilever and its lead agency partners, … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire premium U.S.-based wellbeing business in VMS category

(PRESS RELEASE) Englewood Cliffs, N.J., USA, 19-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever to acquire a premium U.S.-based wellbeing business in the vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS) category, OLLY Nutrition. OLLY Nutrition, established as a B Corp, was co-founded by Eric Ryan … Read the full press release

Unilever named the most effective marketer by Effie for the sixth time

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever named the most effective marketer globally for the third year in a row in the 2019 Effie Index. The Effie Index is one of the most prestigious global marketing effectiveness rankings, from … Read the full press release

New reusable packaging innovations by Unilever will premiere on the waste-free shopping system Loop™

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM/PARIS/NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today (24/01/2019) unveiled reusable packaging innovations across nine of its brands, including four new product formats. The new products will be trialled on Loop™, a global, first-of-its-kind, waste-free shopping system … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Asia

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets. The transaction consists of three elements: … Read the full press release

Unilever closes sale of its Spreads business to KKR

  LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 15th December 2017, it has completed the sale of its Spreads business to KKR. Unilever also announced today that it has completed the sale … Read the full press release

Unilever calls for industry-wide effort in addressing the issue of ocean plastic waste towards the transition to a circular economy

LONDON, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today called for the consumer goods industry to step-up its efforts to tackle the mounting challenge of ocean plastic waste and create a circular economy for plastics. One year after Unilever made its industry-leading commitment … Read the full press release

Unilever announce partnership with PT Perkebunan Nusantara to support farmers on sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia

DAVOS, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever and Indonesian government-owned palm oil plantation company PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in Indonesia to support local mills and smallholder farmers to produce palm oil according to … Read the full press release

Sundial Brands acquisition accelerates Unilever’s Personal Care category growth

Sundial Brands is the latest addition to Unilever’s portfolio of fast-growing, purpose-led companies as part of broader Company transformation. Agreement accelerates Unilever’s Personal Care category growth by addressing under-served needs of multicultural and millennial consumers. Purpose-driven partnership seeks to create … Read the full press release

Consumers Demand Benevolent Capitalism

Live online seminar tackles topic of capitalism and the new consumer Houston, USA, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Business innovator, Gary Douglas warns, “You cannot afford to ignore the demand for benevolent business.” International speaker and vocal advocate of Benevolent Capitalism, … Read the full press release