Unilever : A Single Operation And Share A Board Of Directors

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Unilever N.V. and Unilever plc are a dual listed company; running as a single operation and share a board of directors. According to 2013 revenues they are considered to be the third largest consumer goods company in the world. Unilever is broken down into four divisions: Home Care, Personal Care, Foods and Refreshments. Their portfolio consists of over 400 brands with products that can be found in 190 countries around the world. However Unilever focuses on 14 brands which have generated over 1 billion euros in sales. The focus brands are: Hellmans, Axe/Lynx, Lipton, Dove, Knorr, Magnum, Sunsilk, Surf, Lux, Omo, Becel/Flora, Heartbrand, Rama, and Rexona. Many of Unilever’s brands have strong social missions such as Doves appreciate…show more content…
They want to create a better future and help people get the most out of their brands and products. Not only will they grow, but they will do it in a way that doesn’t impact the environment. They also take responsibility and promise not to engage in actions that can affect the environment. At the core of Unilever’s s values are their commitment to holding corporate behavior to the highest standard possible. Integrity is at the heart of their corporation and they have vowed to treat the people, environment, and organizations that their business comes in contact with. They vow to always make a positive impact on society through their brands, operations and contributions. They also vow to continue to working towards a sustainable business environment. Following the code of business applies to everyone at Unilever no matter where they are in the world. There is also a business code of conduct for its business partners, which emulate the corporate code of conduct followed by employees. Therefore their goal is to work with suppliers who have values similar to theirs. Unilever’s business strategy goal is known as the compass. The compass embodies their purpose (“to make sustainable living commonplace”) and vision (“to double the size of the business, whilst reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact”). The core of Unilever’s strategy goal was built around their plan

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