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Global FMCG giant Unilever is celebrating the success of a rare and innovative partnership blossoming in the sunflower fields in Limpopo to ensure sustainable sourcing of sunflower oil for its products.
The deal was unconditionally approved by the Competitions Commission.
Ongoing investment in the development, research, innovation and marketing of its brands and products so that they continue meet customers’ needs, as well as the company’s commitment to sustainable living by reducing its environmental impact, earned FMCG giant Unilever an array of top awards over the past year.
For the fifth consecutive year, Unilever products have swept the board at the Product of the Year awards ceremony held in Johannesburg (on 7 February).
DURBAN: Unilever South Africa today announced its latest investment in the construction of a new home care plant worth R800+ million. In addition to this new factory, over R200 million will be invested in upgrading and expanding existing plants.
Unilever South Africa and Tiger Brands Limited today announced that they have concluded an agreement in terms of which Unilever will dispose of the Mrs Ball’s Chutney brand to Tiger Brands Limited.
The plight of billions around the globe who must daily endure being stripped of basic human dignity through lack of proper sanitation will come under the spotlight when the 12th World Toilet Summit opens in Durban on Tuesday 4 December.
On the international day of action aimed at drawing attention to the global sanitation challenge, pupils at a primary school north of Durban clapped their hands in glee and joined Idols star Lloyd Cele in song when spanking new hygienic toilets were unveiled.
The Unilever Foundation and UNICEF today joined forces to promote behaviour change related to hygiene and sanitation practices, and strengthen the capacity of school and health professionals in South Africa.
This year marks the fifth birthday of Global Handwashing Day (GHD) – a day co-founded by Unilever’s health soap brand Lifebuoy to raise awareness of handwashing with soap as a simple but lifesaving habit.
Unilever SA’s commitment in terms of its Sustainable Living Plan to halve the waste from disposal of its products by 2020 is already being recognised and rewarded - the FMCG giant was one of the winners in the “Best Recycled Plastics Product of the Year” Competition.
Unilever SA bursary student, Ndivho Mmbengwa, and her colleagues took on the challenge of designing, building and sourcing a solar powered car in preparation for the much anticipated SASOL Solar Challenge.
Tiaan Langenegger walked away victorious in the Senior category and Liezl Bruce in the Junior category.
FMCG company Unilever South Africa has been chosen as one of the seven best employers in Africa.
Unilever brands blazed a trail in the 2012 ICON Brand Survey with four products clinching ICON Brand titles, proving they are true Rainbow Nation brands with loyalty among all South Africans across age, income, race and language spectrums.
While access to adequate sanitation is enshrined in our constitution as a fundamental right, for a large percentage of South African schools improved hygiene conditions still remain a distant reality.
Imagine a world where leaders thought only of themselves and not in terms of being motivators helping those following in their footsteps. The consequences would be senior people driven by greed, self-gratification, status and money.
It doesn’t matter who you talk to in the business world, the shortage of skilled labour in South Africa is so extreme that it is threatening the country’s long-term growth. But finding sustainable solutions will require a lot more than doomsday predictions or tough words. It will require immediate action.
Consumer goods giant Unilever South Africa has instituted a recall of promotional mugs given away in an instant soup offer after it was found that some handles had developed minor cracks that could compromise consumer safety.
Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies, today officially opened Unilever’s R670-million state-of-the-art savoury dry food plant at Riverhorse Valley in Durban, and endorsed it as one of the largest private investments in South Africa since the 2010 World Cup.
The Motions Academy which will teach salon-style hair care and backed by one of the leading African hair care brands in the United States was opened by Unilever South Africa in Johannesburg
Unilever SA joined the aid organisation Gift of the Givers in bringing relief to hundreds of families.
Working in conjunction with the World Toilet Organization, Unilever South Africa’s Domestos brand is raising awareness of the need for sanitation and the risks associated with substandard sanitation globally.
An exciting consumer project kicks off this week that will see shoppers benefitting from a free Wonderbag with each purchase of three 200g packs of Rajah Curry Powder at any Shoprite store throughout KwaZulu-Natal.
Against the backdrop of declining water resources in South Africa more than 300 learners from East Rand schools kicked off the spring season by escalating efforts to rehabilitate and restore their own precious water resource – the 150 000 sq/m Boksburg Lake.
Standing up for those who can’t sit down, Unilever's Domestos brand has restored dignity to the lives of thousands of learners at four schools in KwaZulu-Natal.
In line with its commitment towards doubling its business while reducing its environmental impact, Unilever South Africa, has launched two new concentrated liquid laundry detergents.
1500 seagulls, 300 dragonflies, 50 fish and 750 water lilies have taken a home at the V&A Waterfront until September 5. They’re all part of an exciting and beautiful art installation to celebrate the launch of new Skip liquid detergent.
Unilever took a step forward in improving the health of learners in South Africa by handing over a specially developed teachers’ resource and activities guide to the principal and teachers of Deccan Road Primary School, Pietermaritzburg.
Unilever recently sent seven South African students to Singapore for a four day trip to introduce them to ways of working in a global business.
Unilever has joined the Springbok sponsorship family as an Associate Sponsor to the Springboks team.
Unilever was voted the Number 1 graduate employer in the FMCG sector in the South African Graduate Recruiters Association (SAGRA) 2011 survey.
Unilever organised a graduation ceremony for 150 of its factory employees who graduated last week with their National Qualifications Framework (NQF) 3 in Automated Packaging.
Unilever announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell STATUS, the male deodorants brand, to Tiger Brands for an undisclosed amount. The deal is in response to the South African Competition Authorities’ requirement to divest of the STATUS brand in South Africa, which Unilever acquired as part of the Sara Lee personal care portfolio.
Stand up and build being the rallying call, with a focus on encouraging all sectors of society to change their own lives, rather than only relying on Government to deliver.
Unilever, through its Sunlight brand, is supporting the installation of solar panels in 2000 homes in the community at Nazareth Island near Pinetown in Kwazulu Natal.
In observance of the 100th International Women’s Day and in recognition of the role still to be played by women in society and in our county; Unilever hosted the International Women’s Forum SA as they engaged with young and senior women leaders in KwaZulu Natal on leadership development.
Technical ingenuity and impactful presentation format at the 2011 Unilever South Africa Management Conference at the Durban ICC.