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Whether it’s viewing and sharing with friends an inspiring film, boosting the self-esteem of young women, making a donation to a food bank, we think that every single action can make a real difference.

We invite you to make your contribution by exploring our website, see the possibilities and take action on the projects that inspire you.

Unilever Sustainable Winner Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Leading The Industry In Sustainability

“Unilever continues to demonstrate its leadership position in the global food and personal care space.” – Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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Products You Didn't Know Come From Trees

Products You Didn't Know Come From Trees

Trees give us many gifts - from fruits to paper - but they provide some surprising presents as well.

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Protecting Forests Matters

Why Protecting Forests Matters

Trees provide a range of essential services, so protecting them is important for the entire planet.

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Farewell to the Forest

We’re not ready to say farewell to our forests

In a city, trees and green spaces provide much needed peace and tranquillity from the hustle and bustle of work life and traffic. On warm summer days, we flock to green spaces and appreciate every second spent in the cooling shade of our trees, as our children play on the grass. In the city, we wouldn’t dream of cutting down a healthy tree, so why is this different in our rainforests?

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17 Global Goals


Our world is more connected than ever before, but we are facing some major obstacles that need to be overcome. By coming together and supporting the UN’s 17 Global Goals, we have the power to create a bright future.

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World Environment Day

Seven Billion Dreams, One Planet: World Environment Day

Take sustainable action with thousands around the world this June 5th for World Environment Day.

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WeDay California

Bright Future Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Marissa Medici

We honor a student going above and beyond to create a more sustainable society.

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Maya Penn

Bright Future Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Maya Penn

Young entrepreneur, Maya Penn, keeps the environment top-of-mind throughout her many ventures.

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Core Values, Recycling, and the USLP

Core Values: Recycling And The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan

Recycling is one of the most effective ways to help sustain the environment, which is why we’ve made it a core part of our business and social mission.

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Bathroom Recycling By The Numbers

Bathroom Recycling By the Numbers

When it comes to recycling, many people don’t consider the opportunities in the bathroom. Here are the steps you need to green your hygiene routine.

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Reimagine That

#ReimagineThat Sustainability Kickstarters

You can start helping the environment in your very own home. Kickstart your sustainability habits with these quick eco-tips.

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Global citizen festival


The Global Citizen Festival united 48,000 festival-goers for a day of celebration and kick-started the UN’s Global Goals – 17 goals that we must all work towards over the next 15 years to help create a bright future.

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Global Citizen Unilever


These 17 Global Goals for sustainable development could be the key that will unlock a united community and ensure global leaders will be able to help create a bright future for all of us.

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Making a Difference One Cup at a Time

Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, with the livelihoods of 50 million people depending on its production. That’s why we’re taking climate action to help ensure our tea brands, like Lipton®, are doing their part to protect the planet and the farmers who produce our products.

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Forests By The Numbers

Let’s add up all the ways forests help our planet to see why we must protect them for future generations.

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National Ice Cream Day

Keep It Cool: Ice Cream For The Planet

“If it’s melted, it’s ruined” is true of both ice cream and the Earth.

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UN Upworthy Unilever

What does this lyrebird and this rapper have in common?

The rainforest seems a far cry from the recording studios and the bright lights of the stages, from which rapper Prince Ea expresses his views and entertains the crowds. Yet, it seems both are echoing with sounds calling for change.

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The chunkinator

THE CHUNKINATOR: Turning ice cream into energy

Ben & Jerry’s prides themself on making the best possible ice cream in the nicest possible way, and in the small Dutch town of Hellendoorn, The Chunkinator is helping them to do just that.

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Climate action

We can take action and make history

It’s hard to believe that our actions could affect billions of people, but when it comes to climate change, our decisions matter to everyone – from the food we eat to the information we share.

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Sustainable Consumption

Sustainable Consumption: New Solutions, Old Problems

With small changes, our planet and environment can see big results.

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Close up shot of a sack of coffee beans

From bean to bite

A bite of chocolate can be just the thing we need to help us unwind at the end of a long day. The World Cocoa foundation provided the estimates that around the world, 5 million to 6 million cocoa farmers and 40 million to 50 million people depend on cocoa for their livelihood.

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BJ save our swirled

Help Save Our Swirled From the Threat of Climate Change

Climate change is a matter of social and economic justice, with the impacts of it often hitting the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world.

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What We Eat Can Nourish the World

What We Eat Can Nourish the World

The threat of climate change, coupled with an ever-increasing population, means sustainable choices in your food shopping has never been more important.

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Rainforest dawn WWF

Protecting Our Forests Protecting Our Future

Protecting the world’s forests is a key priority in the fight against climate change. Deforestation is causing harmful greenhouse gas emissions being released into the Earth’s atmosphere but it’s not too late to take action.

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Paul Polman

Calling for Sustainable Change

As leaders gather in Switzerland, sustainability takes center stage.

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Keith Weed

Building a Bright Future Through Sustainability

Our Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Keith Weed believes we are at the edge of something big.

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What is climate change

What is climate change? How can we take action?

Climate change is real and it’s happening now. Most of us know that the earth is getting hotter, but do we really understand its causes or its impact? Read our introduction to climate change and join us as we take climate action to build a brighter future.

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Deforestation forest and food

Forests and Food Are on the Front Line of the Battle Against Climate Change

This post was written by Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, as part of a series produced by The Huffington Post, recognizing the threats posed by Climate Change.

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Leonardo Di Caprio

Climate Summit 2014: A positive outlook

The Climate Summit 2014 saw world leaders, corporations and passionate members of the public join together to commit to climate action.

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Changing habits, changing the world

Changing habits changing the world

Climate change is already affecting the earth but we can help slow it down by taking action – small actions – that reduce carbon emissions and build a better planet.

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