Unilever is named sustainability leader in the Food & Beverage ‘super sector’ of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, for the 12th consecutive year.
Alberto Culver shareholders vote in favour of our acquisition of the company, subject to regulatory approval. The move would bring brands including TRESemmé, Alberto VO5, Nexus, St Ives and Simple into the Unilever portfolio.
Unilever's turnover exceeds €50 billion, with all regions and categories contributing to growth. It now has 14 brands each with sales of more than €1 billion a year.
Unilever continues to make good progress towards meeting its Sustainable Living Plan targets. More than a third of its agricultural raw materials are sourced sustainably and more than 50% of all its factories achieved the goal of sending no waste to landfill. Unilever also reaches 224 million people through its programmes to reduce diarrhoeal disease by handwashing with soap, provide safe drinking water, promote oral health and improve young people's self-esteem.