15 Jun '11, 9am

Interview: Eric Ostern on the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan

Interview: Eric Ostern on the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan

EO: The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan is really a comprehensive plan that is integrated into our business model and the plan has three core features. The first is that it runs across our entire portfolio including all of our brands and the 170 countries in which we operate. Second is that the plan covers not just the manufacturing facilities, but it also covers the entire lifecycle of our products, from how they’re sourced and manufactured, all the way through consumer use and disposal. And the third thing that makes the plan unique is that it’s not just about the environment. We find is that there are a lot of plans that focus on the environmental impacts associated with one’s manufacturing facilities but this plan has a social and economic component as well.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/interview-eric-ostern...

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