Polman: no improvement in market conditions in North America or Europe

Unilever repels attack on job cuts

By Rod Addy

Unilever has defended itself against trades union claims its green business strategy may be sustainable for profits, but not for jobs.

Magnum Pink and Black, launched earlier this year, was one example of Unilever's focus on innovation, said Polman

Unilever targets innovations, costs, food

By Rod Addy

Unilever ceo Paul Polman outlined a three-pronged strategy for the firm’s future growth, encompassing innovations, costs and food performance in an analyst call covering first-half results.

The cold spring in the northern hemisphere threatened to put the chill on Unilever's ice cream sales

Unilever results to suffer from cold spring

By Mike Stones

The cold spring and problems in emerging markets are likely to put a chill on Unilever’s second-quarter and half-year results, predicts City analyst Investec.

Magnum sales exceeded €1bn

Emerging markets boost Unilever sales

By Rick Pendrous

Food manufacturing and consumer goods giant Unilever has demonstrated skill in navigating choppy global waters by delivering a solid performance in its fourth quarter results to December 31, with sales up by 10.5% to €51.3bn and profits up by 7% to €4.9bn.

The bitter dispute over pension changes at Unilever is now over

Unilever pension row over after Unite says ‘yes’

By Dan Colombini

The long-running pension row at consumer giant Unilever has ended after Unite overruled fellow unions GMB and the Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) and accepted an improved offer from the firm.

A lack of global resources means firms will have to change their methods, according to Neath

Food manufacturers must adapt to lack of resources

By Rod Addy

Dwindling global resources will force food manufacturers to radically change the way they do business in the next few years, according to Gavin Neath, Unilever’s senior vice president of sustainability.

Unilever workers in the UK are teaming up with their colleagues from around the world in Rotterdam to protest over changes to their pensions

Unite slams Unilever ceo's 'executive greed'

By Dan Colombini

Workers at consumer goods giant Unilever are taking the row over changes to their pensions overseas after Unite the Union accused ceo Paul Polman of “executive greed” and double standards.

Unite the union, together with other trade unions have agreed to ACAS talks with Unilever

Unilever defiant as pension dispute date set

By Dan Colombini

Pot Noodle manufacturer Unilever is remaining defiant in the row over changes to its pension scheme after the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) confirmed that talks with the unions would start later this week.

Workers at the Marmite maker have already staged walkouts across the country

Unilever and unions to talk over pension row

By Dan Colombini

The row over changes to the pension scheme at Marmite manufacturer Unilever has taken a step closer to reconciliation today (February 3) after the Anglo-Dutch consumer giant agreed to resume talks with the unions.


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