Creating a better future every day

We aim to provide people the world over with products that are good for them and good for others.

Our history

Unilever's roots reach back to the 19th century and the soap and margarine companies that pioneered new products and approaches.

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Unilever at a glance

  • People

    171 000

    employees at the end of 2011.

  • Nationalities


    on our Board of Directors

  • Opportunities


    of our business comes from emerging markets.

  • Countries


    in which our products are sold.

  • R&D

    €1 billion

    invested in R&D worldwide in 2011.

  • Environment

    13 years

    as Food Producers sector leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes.

UBL Awards & recognition

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Our endeavours have won us many awards and recognitions over the years.


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"Most influencial" in Asia pacific

Asia-Pacific Food and Beverage Business Vitality Index ranks Unilever as the overall leader, ahead of 20 global food and beverage firms