That pioneering spirit wasn’t new to us.
Our commitment to changing the world for the better has driven Unilever since William Lever created Sunlight Soap to make health and hygiene affordable to workers more than a century ago.
But the USLP took us further and faster than ever before.
Some goals we have met. Some we have missed. But even where we’ve fallen short, we are a better business for trying.
And having the targets in place was in itself an exercise in managing for sustainability. “You might not know how to get there, but knowing the targets really focuses your mind,” says Ilaria Ida, Unilever Senior Manager, Sustainable Sourcing. “I welcomed those targets and that pressure and that transparency, because it kept us accountable – we knew what our North Star should be.”
Watch the story of our ten-year journey.