It’s estimated hotels in the developing world throw away 5 million bars of soap daily. Unilever Young Entrepreneur Awards finalist, Samir Lakhani, turns discarded bars into affordable Eco-Soaps that create jobs for local women and put good hygiene within the reach of everyone.
From the farmers who pick our tea leaves to the shoppers who choose our brands and our employees, we aim to empower women at every point of our value chain. To mark International Women’s Day today, here are just a few examples of how we’re working with them to do so.
Unilever is working hard to tackle plastic packaging waste, particularly through collaborations that drive change beyond our own operations. We’ve just taken another major step forward with three new initiatives.
As the world works to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, it is critical that businesses lead for trust. Key to this is how we work in closer partnership than ever before, meaning new levels of transparency from all parties.