Creating a better future every day
We aim to provide people the world over with products that are good for them and good for others.
Unilever's roots reach back to the 19th century and the soap and margarine companies that pioneered new products and approaches.
Unilever at a glance
Employees at the end of 2009.
Nationalities among our top tier managers.
invested in community programmes worldwide in 2009.
in which our products are sold.
spent on R&D worldwide in 2009.
As sector leader of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes.
Check our Annual Review for more about our performance, people, operations and brands.