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Climate action

Climate change is now a climate crisis. We’re taking action across our business and value chain. And our brands are on the front line with game-changing product innovations.

We’re urging others to join us to accelerate the transition to a net zero economy. There's no time to waste.

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Strategy and goals

Guided by the Unilever Compass and our Climate Transition Action Plan, we’ve set out a clear pathway to take us to zero emissions in our operations by 2030 and net zero emissions across our value chain by 2039.

We’re transitioning to renewable energy across our operations, finding new low-carbon ingredients, expanding our plant-based product range and developing fossil-fuel-free cleaning and laundry products.

Across our portfolio, our brands are working hard to reduce the impact of our products when used by consumers. And we’re using our influence to accelerate progress in our value chain.

Find out about our Climate action strategy and goals
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Taking a stand

We believe a net zero emissions world where nature thrives is within reach. We’re taking action across our business and value chain.

But our actions alone won't solve the climate crisis so we're advocating for systems change. We want to see regulation to phase out coal and other fossil fuels, a price on carbon that reflects its true cost to society and nature, and a switch to renewable energy and electric vehicles. This should be coupled with an immediate roll-out of nature-based solutions and policies.

Nothing is more powerful than demonstrating that we can decarbonise our business and remain profitable. We believe climate action is an opportunity that every business must seize.

Discover how we’re taking a stand on climate action
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Six ways we’re creating impact with our innovations

Our focus on driving bigger, better and more impactful innovation delivered over €1 billion of incremental turnover in 2021, double the delivery in 2020. Here are just a few examples of our innovation in action.

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