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Unilever

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Netherlands

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14 August 2018

Unilever lawsuit (re ethnic violence in Kenya)

In 2016 employees and residents of a Unilever tea plantation in Kenya filed a lawsuit against Unilever PLC (the UK-domiciled parent company) and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited (the Kenyan-incorporated subsidiary) at the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench...

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Article
12 August 2018

Philippines: Local groups demand companies to pay for pollution caused by plastics

Author: Bong S. Sarmiento, Asia Times

"Western-made plastic trash is killing Asia's oceans", 12 August 2018...

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8 August 2018
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

“O que as empresas estão fazendo para frear a torrente de plásticos?”, 9 de julho de 2018        ...Diante das consequências inegáveis da poluição por plásticos, pessoas de todo o mundo estão rejeitando os produtos descartáveis e se comprometendo...

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Article
6 August 2018

Jordan: UNDP and Unilever partner to provide vocational training opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees

Author: Zawya

"UNDP Jordan and Unilever partner to alleviate poverty, sustain decent work and economic growth", 9 July 2018...

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Article
25 July 2018

Major US food companies establish sustainability alliance to benefit fishing communities & the environment

Author: Christine Blank, SeafoodSource

"Major US food companies form sustainability alliance", 18 July 2018...

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Disclosure
23 July 2018

Advanced Manfacturing Centre Construction Site Newsletter May 2017

Accompanying notes (from the company): All of Unilever's disclosure relating to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark can be found on our global website - www.unilever.com. The exception is the attached example of a joint news-letter from Unilever and...

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Disclosure
23 July 2018

Advanced Manufacturing Centre Construction Site Newsletter July/Aug 2016

Accompanying notes (from the company): All of Unilever's disclosure relating to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark can be found on our global website - www.unilever.com. The exception is the attached example of a joint news-letter from Unilever and...

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Company response
23 July 2018

Response by Unilever Group

Author: Unilever

"Unilever Group reply to CORE post (“Unilever: Time for real leadership on human rights”) referring to Kenya tea workers", 23 July 2018  

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Story
23 July 2018

UK appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Unilever over 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya; includes co's statement

On 4 July 2018, the UK Court of Appeal dismissed a case against Unilever brought by the survivors of 2007 post-election attacks at a tea plantation in Kenya.  The lawsuit alleged that UK-registered parent company and its Kenyan-registered subsidiary...

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23 July 2018

Unilever’s submission to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark disclosure platform

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