Unilever Sustainable Living Plan

In an uncertain and volatile world, we cannot achieve our vision to double our size without also reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. Launched in 2010, the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan is our blueprint for sustainable growth.

The Plan is helping to drive profitable growth for our brands, save costs and fuel innovation.

Our Plan sets out three big goals:

The USLP three big goals

Underpinning these goals are nine commitments supported by targets spanning our social, environmental and economic performance.

Health & Hygiene

By 2020, we will help more than a billion people improve their health and hygiene.

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Health & Hygiene

Improving nutrition

We will continually work to improve the taste and nutritional quality of all our products.

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Improving nutrition

Greenhouse gases

Halve the greenhouse gas impact of our products across the lifecycle by 2020.*

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Greenhouse gases

Water use

Halve the water associated with the consumer use of our products by 2020.

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Water use

Waste & packaging

Halve the waste associated with the disposal of our products by 2020.*

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Waste & packaging

Sustainable sourcing

By 2020 we will source 100% of our agricultural raw materials sustainably.

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Sustainable sourcing

Fairness In The Workplace

By 2020, we will advance human rights across our operations and extended supply chain.

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Fairness In The Workplace

Opportunities For Women

By 2020, we will empower 5 million women.

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Opportunities For Women

Inclusive Business

By 2020, we will have a positive impact on the lives of 5.5 million people.

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Inclusive Business