Sep 16, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Investor confidence has taken a hit by the CEO’s penchant for purpose rather than profit, along with a badly botched-up sales warning
- Jul 21, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Despite the pressures, Unilever said in April it was confident of delivering full-year underlying sales growth within its mid-term target range of 3-5%, with the first half around the top of the range.
- Apr 22, 2021 04:18 PM IST
The 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders will work together to drive climate action throughout global supply chains in line with science and support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through the SME Climate Hub.
- Apr 11, 2021 06:41 PM IST
Uday Khanna, the former Lafarge India CEO, on what he has been up to since retirement, what keeps him busy now and his advice for the younger crop of business leaders today.
- Mar 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST
HUL has also decided not to not digitally alter a person's body shape, size, proportion or skin colour in its advertising
- Feb 09, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Unilever’s new strategy focuses on fewer categories aiming at higher and profitable growth. HUL’s near to medium term performance may feel the effect, if it follows suit
- Feb 04, 2021 02:17 PM IST
But the company's emerging market performance in the fourth quarter missed some market expectations, hitting the group's shares which lost around 4% in early London trading.
- Jan 14, 2021 06:04 PM IST
Alan Jope speaking at a Reuters conference said the five-days-a-week working model seems very ancient now.
- Dec 14, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Shareholders will be allowed to vote on steps, including reducing emissions to net zero from its own operations and halving the environmental impact of products by 2030.
- Nov 30, 2020 05:44 PM IST
The new group, Unilever PLC, will now be headquartered in London under a so-called unification strategy designed to make it more responsive to economic challenges including coronavirus.
- Nov 21, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Unilever however, said, "The tests do not suggest that the formulation is a treatment for COVID-19, nor a guarantee that it will prevent transmission on its own."
- Oct 27, 2020 05:15 PM IST
Nestle told Reuters earlier this month that it has recently launched single-use sachets of Maggi seasonings in Indonesia and smaller sachets and cooking sauces in the Philippines.
- Sep 02, 2020 11:28 AM IST
The chemicals used in Unilever’s cleaning and laundry products make up 46 percent of the company’s home-care division across their life cycle.
- Aug 16, 2020 08:38 PM IST
The renaming of the brand follows recent international debates over racism, especially in the United States, where big national companies have also renamed traditional brands in response to concerns about racial stereotyping.
- Jul 30, 2020 11:01 PM IST
A twitter user recently shared an image explaining each symbol and lauded Unilever for its "marvellous logo design".
- Jul 21, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Called "Transform to Net Zero", the group plans to recruit other members and will work with the Environmental Defense Fund and focus on delivering guidance, research and blueprints for businesses to achieve zero carbon emissions no later than 2050.
- Jun 26, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The consumer goods company, which owns brands like Dove Soap and Lipton tea, joins a growing advertising boycott against Facebook as part of the "Stop Hate for Profit" campaign started by US civil rights groups after the death of George Floyd.
- Jun 15, 2020 08:32 AM IST
Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer products company whose brands include Dove soap and Knorr soup, said it was responding to the "scale and urgency" of the climate change crisis.
- Jun 11, 2020 03:10 PM IST
The group behind household names like Dove and Ben & Jerry's ice cream stressed that its presence in both countries would remain unchanged.
- Jun 03, 2020 12:59 PM IST
The government’s wants consumers to buy more locally-made products. How it determines what’s local will determine the risk for FMCG stocks.
- Apr 23, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Shares of Hindustan Unilever fell nearly 3 percent in an otherwise strong market on April 23, after the parent Unilever Plc withdrew its full-year forecast on Thursday, saying the hit from lockdowns in China and India.
- Jan 31, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Unilever said the review was triggered by the sales slowdown of traditional black tea in developed markets as consumers shift towards herbal tea.
- Jan 29, 2020 08:45 PM IST
The CEO's definition of "purpose" is not focused on growth, although he says brands that "communicate a strong environmental or social purpose" also expand faster than the rest.
- Dec 18, 2019 05:40 PM IST
- Dec 18, 2019 09:14 AM IST
HUL’s margins have risen by 8 percentage points in three years, after Unilever set a global operating margin target of 20percent