Unilever, one of the leading FMCG companies and owner of global brands such as Lipton, Lifebuoy and Dove, has announced the most recent results of its Unilever MENA Sustainable Living Plan during an event held at Dubai Chamber on May 25, 2015.
The ‘Unilever MENA Sustainable Living Plan’ calls for growing Unilever’s business, while reducing its environmental footprint and increasing its positive social impact. The plan has so far delivered growth for Unilever’s brands that have a social purpose and delivered savings via cost avoidance by reducing the environmental impact of its operations and enhancing the livelihoods of those within its value chain.
The third year update event drew attention to the need for concerted effort and long-term partnerships between public and private entities for achieving transformational change.
“The Unilever MENA Sustainable Living Plan is our way of driving business growth in a responsible manner that also creates socio-environmental change. We recognise that sustainable business success requires equitable behaviour that preserves the environment and empowers stakeholders. We are proud to have made considerable progress towards our 2020 goals of improving the health and hygiene of 50 million people, halving our environmental impact and improving the livelihoods of thousands in collaboration with our Sustainability Partners. We will continue reaching out to create powerful momentum resulting in meaningful action,” says Sanjiv Kakkar, Unilever’s executive vice president – MENA, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
Since the introduction of the Plan in 2012, Unilever MENA’s Health and Hygiene programme has reached up to 19 million consumers. Sustainability initiatives have helped deepen brand equities, while driving increased consumer preference, thus generating an incremental turnover AED 28.65 million for Unilever’s Signal and Lifebuoy brands.
How much technology is too much technology? Tech has inevitably become asApril 15, 2021 | By Shruthi Nair
According to a report by the United Nations, the fashion industry accountsFebruary 18, 2021 | By Shruthi Nair
UAE-based Carrefour announced its theme and plans for Ramadan 2021. The brand
Locally owned supermarket Spinneys celebrates 60 years of doing business in the
UAE-based Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels
The Organic Farmers’ Market is back in Bay Avenue for its 12th
UAE-based Lulu Group recently inaugurated its first-ever all-female staff store in Jeddah,
Jones the Grocer, the gourmet grocer and cheese retailer launches the Jones
UAE-based Al Maya Supermarkets is hosting a two-week food festival at select
Locally-owned supermarket Spinneys has launched its ‘Power of Plants’ initiative in the
Carrefour UAE has launched “Cookit Yourself” — a curated recipe box created
UAE-based Al Islami Foods, one of the largest frozen food companies in
Marks & Spencer’s plant-based range now offers over 25 vegan products including meat-free
World’s largest fully integrated online brand in fresh fish and meat e-commerce
Who isn’t a sucker for discounts? Customers today are spoiled for choice
The various e-commerce and virtual retail stores that cater to different product
A private helicopter carrying the chairman and managing director of Lulu Group,
Tighter restrictions on hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and entertainment venues on account of
All hotels and restaurants have been directed to temporarily hold entertainment activities
The new Dubai Gold Souk is “very much on track”, according to
Gone are the days of traditional brick-and-mortar as well as purely e-commerce
The Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group’s ongoing jewellery campaign, held in association
Retail Abu Dhabi, the retail platform of the Department of Culture and
Gulf Marketing Group (GMG) is gearing up for a continued surge in
UAE-based Emaar Malls have announced the resignation of its CEO, Rajiv Suri
The Lumière Co, a new e-commerce platform, has launched to offer young