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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

Unilever to provide access to additional ingredient information for its home and personal care products

LONDON, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced a new transparency initiative to provide people with access to additional ingredient information about its home and personal care products. The initiative goes beyond labelling requirements to provide in-depth product and ingredient information. … Read the full press release

Unilever is now a zero landfill company in Europe

LONDON, 26-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  Nine months after achieving zero non-hazardous1 waste to landfill across its global network of 242 factories – believed to be a world first – Unilever today announced it has become a zero landfill company in Europe. … Read the full press release

Unilever closes the acquisition of Murad

London/Rotterdam, 7-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 2 July 2015, it has completed the acquisition of Murad. Ends Media Enquiries: Please contact the Unilever Press Office at press-office.london@unilever.com or +44 20 7822 6719. … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire one of the most trusted names in the premium US skincare market Kate Somerville Skincare LLC

London/Rotterdam, 11-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that it has acquired leading independent prestige skincare brand, Kate Somerville Skincare LLC. Founded by Los Angeles-based Kate Somerville, the brand is one of the most trusted names in the premium US skincare market. … Read the full press release

Unilever announced proposed re-elections and notification of changes to the boards for its AGM on 29 and 30 April 2015

London/Rotterdam, 4-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced that the following Directors will offer themselves for re-election at the Annual General Meeting of Unilever N.V. on 29 April 2015 and the Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC on 30 April 2015 (the … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire the iconic British skincare brand REN Skincare

London/Rotterdam, 4-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire REN Skincare, the iconic British skincare brand. Created in 2000 by Antony Buck and Robert Calcraft, REN pioneered a new type of high performance … Read the full press release

UK: Chancellor of the Exchequer Osborne and Prime Minister Cameron visited Unilever’s Port Sunlight factory to welcome the company’s plans for £200 million investment in the region

Unilever plans to expand in the region with a £200 million investment that will secure jobs for the future. LONDON, 09-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and Prime Minister, David Cameron, today visited Unilever’s Port Sunlight … Read the full press release

Unilever acquired Minneapolis-based Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto

London & Rotterdam, 9-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today (02/12/2014) announced that it has acquired Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto. Minneapolis-based Talenti, which was founded in 2003, has grown into the best selling packaged gelato in the United States. Talenti products are … Read the full press release

Unilever calls upon the European Member States to adopt more ambitious position on energy efficiency, renewables and climate change for the Paris UN COP in 2015

London / Rotterdam / Brussels, 15-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever, together with ten other companies, calls upon the European Member States to adopt an ambitious position on energy efficiency, renewables and climate change on 23 and 24 October, including a binding … Read the full press release

Unilever divests its Slim-Fast brand to Kainos Capital

London & Rotterdam, 16-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced that it has sold its Slim-Fast brand to Kainos Capital. Unilever will retain a minority stake in the business. The transaction includes the Slim-Fast trademark and the global Slim-Fast business portfolio. Slim-Fast … Read the full press release

Unilever’s health soap Lifebouy released new film “Tree of Life” to support its “Help a Child Reach Five” campaign

London/Rotterdam, 10-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In a follow up to its award-winning film, Gondappa, Unilever’s health soap, Lifebuoy has released a compelling new film, Tree of Life. The aim is to support Lifebuoy’s Help a Child Reach Five campaign and spread … Read the full press release

Unilever and Solazyme, Inc: Lux is first soap brand in the world to use sustainable Algal Oils

London/Rotterdam, 5-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever and Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bio-products company, announced today the initial introduction of sustainable Algal Oils for one of Unilever’s biggest soap brands, Lux. Lux is first soap brand in the … Read the full press release

Unilever partner with Symrise and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to support 4,000 vanilla farmers in Madagascar

London, UK / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Holzminden & Eschborn, Germany, 29-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever, its supplier Symrise and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH today announced a partnership to improve the livelihoods of 4,000 vanilla farmers in the Sava … Read the full press release

Unilever and Leiden University Medical Center scientists find link between youthful appearance and low blood pressure in women

London, UK and Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 8-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Research discovers new links between youthful appearance, health and longevity. A new study on ageing and appearance led by scientists from Unilever and Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands has discovered … Read the full press release

Swedish-Danish company AAK to buy Unilever’s Unipro bakery and industrial oils business in Turkey

London/Rotterdam, 26-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced that it has signed an agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to sell its Unipro bakery & industrial oils business to AAK, one of the world’s leading producers of high value-added speciality vegetable fats, … Read the full press release

Unilever’s Audit Committee invites leading accountancy firms to tender for its statutory audit contract

London/ Rotterdam, 26-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced that its Audit Committee will invite leading accountancy firms to tender for its statutory audit contract. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ appointment will expire upon completion of their audit of the accounts for the year ending … Read the full press release