This week, Unilever became the first consumer goods company to publicly disclose the suppliers and mills we source from, both directly and indirectly. This marks a major milestone in our continued drive for a more sustainable palm oil industry.
It only took half a century for plastics to move from being a symbol of modern domestic bliss to becoming a magnet for derogatory adjectives. As 8 million tonnes of the material enter the ocean each year, the big question now is how to reconcile plastic’s undeniable functionality with a system that can work long term, avoiding loss of material value and environmental consequences.
Poor handwashing behaviours and lack of access to clean, safe toilets have a profound impact on the lives and potential of children in developing countries. For Global Handwashing Day and World Toilet Day, we asked Professor Val Curtis from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine how and why businesses should tackle this issue.
The World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report, published today, shows that a decade of slow but steady progress on improving parity between the sexes came to a halt in 2017. Katja Freiwald – who leads our women´s partnership and advocacy agenda – explains what this means for her personally.