The Unilever Foundation

The MaMoni Integrated Safe Motherhood, Newborn Care and Family Planning Project in Bangladesh. Copyright Shafiqul Alam Kiron/Save the Children

Positive social impact as our business grows

The Unilever Foundation is partnering with five leading global organisations – Oxfam, Population Services International (PSI), Save the Children, UNICEF, and the World Food Programme. The Foundation’s mission is to improve quality of life through the provision of hygiene, sanitation, access to clean drinking water, basic nutrition and enhancing self-esteem.

At Unilever, we aim to double the size of our business while reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. The Unilever Foundation is a key action we are taking to help meet our ambitious goal of helping more than one billion people improve their health and well-being and, in turn, create a sustainable future.

About The Foundation

The Unilever Foundation is dedicated to improving quality of life through the provision of hygiene, sanitation, access to clean drinking water, basic nutrition and improving enhancing self-esteem.

PSI waterworkers project

About the Unilever Foundation

Oxfam: Improving livelihoods

The partnership with Oxfam will improve lives around the world through programmes designed to empower individuals and deliver good nutrition and safe drinking water.

Oxfam activities in Cambodia


PSI: Improving Health & Hygiene

Delivering behavioural change interventions focused on hand washing, clean drinking water and sanitation to communities around the world.

PSI Waterworker


Save the Children: EVERY ONE Campaign

Improving the lives of 2 million children and mothers by 2016 by providing access to health workers, basic nutrition and life-saving vaccines.

Rose, 35, kisses her son Samson, 7 weeks. Copyright Jane Hahn / Panos

Save the Children

Unilever supports UNICEF's sanitation programme

Partnering with UNICEF to improve sanitation in developing countries through UNICEF’s Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS) initiative.

©UNICEF/NYHQ2011-2356/Asad ZaidiPakistan. Pit latrine in Karo Khas Village in Tandoy Allahyar District.


World Food Programme: Improving nutrition

Unilever's partnership with the World Food Programme aims to tackle child malnutrition holistically by addressing both direct and underlying causes.

World Food Programme: Improving nutrition

World Food Programme