Improving health & well-being
By 2020 we will help more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being. We have helped 303 million people take action to improve their health and well-being.
1 Health & hygiene
By 2020 we will help more than a billion people to improve their health and hygiene. This will help reduce the incidence of life-threatening diseases like diarrhoea.
303 million people reached by end 2013.
2 Improving nutrition
We will continually work to improve the taste and nutritional quality of all our products. The majority of our products meet, or are better than, benchmarks based on national nutritional recommendations. Our commitment goes further: by 2020, we will double the proportion of our portfolio that meets the highest nutritional standards, based on globally recognised dietary guidelines. This will help hundreds of millions of people to achieve a healthier diet.
31%† of our portfolio by volume met the criteria for highest nutritional standards in 2013.
Reducing environmental impact
By 2020 our goal is to halve the environmental footprint of the making and use of our products as we grow our business.* Our greenhouse gas and water impacts per consumer use have increased and our waste impact per consumer use has reduced since 2010.
4 Water use
Halve the water associated with the consumer use of our products by 2020*+
Our water impact per consumer use has increased by 15% since 2010.
By 2020 water abstraction by our global factory network will be at or below 2008 levels, despite significantly higher volumes.
Reduce water use in the laundry process:
5 Waste & packaging
Halve the waste associated with the disposal of our products by 2020*
Our waste impact has reduced by around 11% since 2010*
By 2020 total waste sent for disposal will be at or below 2008 levels despite significantly higher volumes.
Reduce office waste: