29 Jun '15, 7am

Unilever to crowdsource solutions to global sustainability challenges

Unilever to crowdsource solutions to global sustainability challenges

Unilever has announced plans for a major new online crowdsourcing platform, dubbed Foundry IDEAS, which aims to get customers involved in its efforts to combat environmental and social problems. The multinational consumer goods giant is to run the platform through its Unilever Foundry innovation inititiative and will invite people to share their solutions to a range of 'grand challenges', such as climate change. FURTHER READING Coca Cola: Industry must 'take ownership of sustainable manufacturing' Government energy efficiency plans 'off-track', official review warns The project is designed to help speed up the delivery of the company's Sustainable Living Plan, which was first launched in 2010 and aims to halve the environmental impact of its products, as well as improve the health, wellbeing and livelihoods of people across the world, by 2020. Sue Garrard, senior vice pres...

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