Company survey response

Unilever

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Netherlands

🔎 Run a search for “Unilever”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
24 October 2003

Multinationals pledge to end child labour in Indian seed production

Author: India Committee of the Netherlands, Amnesty International Netherlands, Novib/Oxfam Netherlands and FNV Mondiaal

Seed multinationals Monsanto, Emergent Genetics, Hindustan Lever, Syngenta, Advanta and Proagro (a subsidiary of Bayer) as well as some big Indian seed companies, have agreed to co-operate with the MV Foundation (MVF)...to eliminate child labour from...

Read more

Article
23 October 2003
+ Español - Hide

Author: Roberto Campa y Raúl Curiel, El Economista [México]

Las empresas de la zona industrial de Tultitlán demandarán a las autoridades una explicación sobre el problema que heredó Cromatos de México [extinta empresa propiedad de Bayer], y exigirán una solución inmediata de la contaminación que hay en el lugar...

Read more

Article
21 October 2003
+ Español - Hide

Author: Raúl Curiel, El Economista [México]

[Tultitlán, México]: se confirmó que existe un alto grado de concentración de cromo total en suelo, aire, agua potable y muy probablemente en los productos fabricados dentro del radio de contaminación [dejada por Cromatos de México, extinta empresa de...

Read more

Article
20 October 2003
+ Español - Hide

Author: Raúl Curiel, El Economista [México]

[Lecheria, Tultitlán, México]: tiene como vista panorámica un predio que en 1978 fue clausurado, donde se instaló la empresa Cromatos de México [extinta empresa propiedad de Bayer], y que hoy es un cementerio de 75,000 toneladas de desechos tóxicos [se...

Read more

Story
20 October 2003
+ Español - Hide
Article
29 September 2003

Business also benefits from helping the poor: Potential markets can be seductive, but the pathway to success is seldom easy

Author: Alison Maitland, Financial Times

[refers to innovative social projects by Hewlett-Packard in India; also refers to initiatives by Unilever, Iceland, Johnson & Johnson]

Read more

Article
16 September 2003

Evolving corporate philanthropy in India

Author: Alex Blyth, Ethical Corporation Magazine

[refers to social responsibility & community projects of Tata, Unisys, Ballarpur Industries (BILT)]...Coca-Cola has been accused of polluting water in Kerala, Unilever and Monsanto have both been accused of using large-scale child labour in their...

Read more

Article
22 August 2003

Transnationals Urge Flexibility from Rich Nations

Author: Gustavo Capdevila, Inter Press Service

An organisation of transnational corporate executives [International Business Council, IBC] urged the United States, European Union and Japan to cede to some of the demands of developing countries -- particularly in regards to agriculture and drugs...

Read more

Story
3 July 2003

Food firms to cut levels of hydrogenated vegetable fat amid threat of obesity lawsuits [Cadbury, Nestle, Kellogg, United Biscuits]

See full story

Article
3 July 2003

Obesity litigants may target Cadbury

Author: Michael Harrison, Independent [UK]

Cadbury Schweppes, the UK soft drinks and snacks giant, is the European food manufacturer most at risk of being sued by consumers claiming that its products contribute to obesity, according to a research report by JP Morgan...The research lists...

Read more