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Unilever is Africa's #1 Top Employer 2021

We are really excited about the Top Employer Institute certifying us as Overall #1 Top Employer Africa 2021. The Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices. The Top Employer institute completed a detailed audit on our people practices, some of which include how we recruit, provide opportunities for learning and strengthen diversity & inclusion through our company culture. After a rigorous assessment and validation process we were ranked overall #1.

During these unprecedented times we are proud that our people practices have enabled putting our people first and are delighted that we are being recognised across the continent for this.

We participated in eight countries across the continent and herewith our results:

South Africa Industry Leader in 2 categories: FMCG & Manufacturing Sectors and overall number 4 Top Employer 2021 across all industries

Number 1 Top Employer Côte d'Ivoire 2021

Number 1 Top Employer Ghana 2021

Number 1 Top Employer Kenya 2021

Number 1 Top Employer Nigeria 2021

Number 1 Top Employer Zimbabwe 2021

Certified Top Employer – Ethiopia 2021

Certified Top Employer – Uganda 2021

Congratulations to the HR Africa team for their consistent excellence in HR practices and for putting our people first!

This is a proud moment for Unilever to have ranked as Africa’s #1 Top Employer.

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