Unilever Bangladesh receives prestigious Global Award

21-10-2010 : Unilever Bangladesh Ltd (UBL) has won the prestigious Unilever Compass into Action (CIA) Award at the Senior Leadership event on October 21st in London

CIA Award 2010Unilever Bangladesh receives prestigious Global Award

Unilever Bangladesh Ltd (UBL) has won the prestigious Unilever Compass into Action (CIA) Award at the Senior Leadership event on October 21st in London.

The Global Unilever Compass Awards, introduced for the first time in 2010, recognizes the outstanding achievement of Unilever operating companies in sustainable delivery on The Compass - Unilever’s new global vision and strategy.

The award for overall winner was presented to Unilever Bangladesh (UBL) amongst the numerous contenders within Unilever, for outstanding achievement across all areas of The Compass and consistent all-round performance. Rakesh Mohan, Chairman and Managing Director, Unilever Bangladesh received the award from Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever at the grand event in London witnessed by leaders across the Unilever world.

As overall winner, Unilever Bangladesh received a €10,000 prize cheque which the Company would hand over to the Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital, the Company-sponsored hospital ship that delivers healthcare to people in the remote inaccessible chars of northern Bangladesh.

Unilever Bangladesh Ltd, formed in 1973 as Lever Brothers Bangladesh Ltd, with a 39.25% stake of Govt of Bangladesh, is the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods company in Home and Personal Care and Foods,constantly introducing new and world-class products for the Bangladeshi consumers and adding vitality to their lives.Over 90% of the country’s households use one or more of Unilever products. The Company hasmarket leadership in 7 out of the 8 categories in which it operates.

Over the last few decades, Unilever Bangladesh Ltd. has been actively involved in community development through its CSR initiatives. The Lifebuoy Frendship Hospital, SSKS School for underprivileged children, Fair & Lovely Foundation and numerous other initiatives in the area of Education, Health, Women’s Empowerment and disaster relief have reinforced the Company’s belief of ‘Doing Well by Doing Good’.


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