02 Apr '13, 11am

Unilever Sources Over 1/3 of Agricultural Raw Materials Sustainably While Growing Business #CSR

Unilever Sources Over 1/3 of Agricultural Raw Materials Sustainably While Growing Business #CSR

LONDON and ROTTERDAM, Apr. 02 /CSRwire/ - Unilever (NYSE: UL) today announced it is sourcing more than a third of its agricultural raw materials sustainably, having made significant progress towards its target of 100% by 2020. With 36% now sourced sustainably, it has exceeded the interim milestone of 30% it set itself in 2010 when launching the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan. The improvement was made against a backdrop of the company reporting annual sales of €51 billion in 2012. Taken together, they represent significant milestones on the way to realising Unilever’s vision of doubling the size of its business whilst reducing its environmental footprint and improving its positive social impact. This announcement comes ahead of the upcoming Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Progress Report which will be released on April 22, 2013. Marc Engel, Chief Procurement Officer said...

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