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Unilever to drop word 'normal' in advertisements of beauty products, ban excessive photoshopping of models
Lifestyle

Unilever to drop word 'normal' in advertisements of beauty products, ban excessive photoshopping of models

The company, which owns skincare brands like Dove and Simple and haircare brands like TreSemme and TIGI, said the word “normal” will be removed from the packaging of at least 200 products within a year.

We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago
science

We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago

Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.

Johnnie Walker whiskey will be sold in recyclable paper bottles from 2021, announces Diageo
India

Johnnie Walker whiskey will be sold in recyclable paper bottles from 2021, announces Diageo

The distiller said that it has created a 100 percent paper-based spirits bottle made entirely from sustainably sourced wood

Beyond Unilever's cosmetic renaming of Fair & Lovely, brand must redress years of profiting off India's dark skin stigma
Lifestyle

Beyond Unilever's cosmetic renaming of Fair & Lovely, brand must redress years of profiting off India's dark skin stigma

Let’s seize the opportunity to get Fair & Lovely to repair the damage it has caused, writes Anuradha SenGupta

Hindustan Unilever drops 'Fair' from 'Fair & Lovely' to make brand more inclusive
Business

Hindustan Unilever drops 'Fair' from 'Fair & Lovely' to make brand more inclusive

Consumer brand Hindustan Unilever announced Thursday that it's dropping the word 'Fair' from its popular fairness cream brand 'Fair & Lovely' to achieve a "more inclusive vision of beauty", reports said.

As human rights crisis brews in Assam's tea plantations, businesses must step up to end cycle of deprivation
India

As human rights crisis brews in Assam's tea plantations, businesses must step up to end cycle of deprivation

To make a significant impact on the human rights of Assam's tea plantation workers, businesses need to move away from the window dressing approach of corporate social responsibility (CSR) that allows them to cherry-pick issues that they wish to address. They must move to a more robust and systematic approach — one that places the protection of human rights at its core.

GSK exits HUL, offloads 5.7% stake for Rs 25,480 cr in largest block trade ever carried out in Indian equity market
Business

GSK exits HUL, offloads 5.7% stake for Rs 25,480 cr in largest block trade ever carried out in Indian equity market

On 1 April 2020, GSK had announced the completion of its divestment of its popular healthcare drink brand Horlicks and other consumer healthcare nutrition products in India to Unilever.

Hindustan Unilever shares drop over 5% after company reports 4% decline in net profit in Q4
Business

Hindustan Unilever shares drop over 5% after company reports 4% decline in net profit in Q4

Shares of Hindustan Unilever on Monday fell 5.5 percent after it reported a 3.93 percent decline in consolidated profit for the fourth quarter due to coronavirus crisis from mid-March

Coronavirus Outbreak: Reckitt Benckiser's sales hit record on pandemic disinfectant boom; net revenue rises 12.3% in March quarter
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Reckitt Benckiser's sales hit record on pandemic disinfectant boom; net revenue rises 12.3% in March quarter

Last week, Reckitt warned people against using disinfectants to treat the coronavirus, after US President Donald Trump appeared to suggest researchers try putting disinfectants into patients’ bodies.

Hit by coronavirus pandemic, HUL Q4 net profit down 3.9% at Rs 1,512 cr; sales decline 9.6% to Rs 9,055 cr
Business

Hit by coronavirus pandemic, HUL Q4 net profit down 3.9% at Rs 1,512 cr; sales decline 9.6% to Rs 9,055 cr

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever on Thursday reported 3.93 percent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,512 crore for the fourth quarter ended 31 March, impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Unilever withdraws growth outlook; says India business impacted by slowing market, coronavirus-forced lockdown
Business

Unilever withdraws growth outlook; says India business impacted by slowing market, coronavirus-forced lockdown

Unilever witnessed a major impact on the businesses in China and India, two of its major markets where restrictions were imposed by the respective governments to contain the spread of COVID-19.

HUL board to meet on 1 April to declare merger with GSKCH; stock down 1.27%
Business

HUL board to meet on 1 April to declare merger with GSKCH; stock down 1.27%

Under the deal, Unilever's Indian arm, HUL is acquiring GSKCH India via an all-equity merger, valuing the total business of the latter at Rs 31,700 crore.

Sanjiv Mehta elevated as President of Unilever South Asia; Nitin Paranjpe appointed as COO of Foods and Refreshment
Business

Sanjiv Mehta elevated as President of Unilever South Asia; Nitin Paranjpe appointed as COO of Foods and Refreshment

Sanjiv Mehta would also continue as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever

GSKCH India gets CCI nod for merger deal with HUL; scheme needs to pass through various regulatory, other approvals
Business

GSKCH India gets CCI nod for merger deal with HUL; scheme needs to pass through various regulatory, other approvals

he Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the scheme of amalgamation between the two companies, through an-all equity deal, valuing the total business of the latter at Rs 31,700 crore.

Unilever CMO Keith Weed quits; tweets retirement plans in 2019, says leaving with 'happy and heavy heart'
Business

Unilever CMO Keith Weed quits; tweets retirement plans in 2019, says leaving with 'happy and heavy heart'

Keith Weed joined Unilever in 1983. He was appointed as of chief marketing and communications officer in 2010.

Unilever CEO Paul Polman steps down after headquarters move fiasco, replaced by insider Alan Jope
Business

Unilever CEO Paul Polman steps down after headquarters move fiasco, replaced by insider Alan Jope

A UK investor revolt forced Polman and the Unilever board to scrap a plan in October to move the headquarters of the dual-listed company to the Netherlands

GSK Consumer Healthcare says it is considering potential transaction of nutrition business; Unilever confirms development
Business

GSK Consumer Healthcare says it is considering potential transaction of nutrition business; Unilever confirms development

Hindustan Unilever, the Indian arm of Unilever, confirmed that the company was in the race to acquire GlaxoSmithKline Plc's consumer healthcare nutrition products

Unilever emerges as leading bidder in tight contest for GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks nutrition business
Business

Unilever emerges as leading bidder in tight contest for GlaxoSmithKline's Horlicks nutrition business

GSK’s assets, which include the popular malt-based drinks Horlicks and Boost, is likely to fetch less than $4 billion, said people close the deal

Kodaikanal Still Won't: TM Krishna, Sofia Ashraf, Amrit Rao call out Unilever's 'environmental racism'
Life

Kodaikanal Still Won't: TM Krishna, Sofia Ashraf, Amrit Rao call out Unilever's 'environmental racism'

Kodaikanal Still Won't is a follow up to the 2015 social media anthem Kodaikanal Won't feat. Sofia Ashraf

GSK to sell Horlicks to fund $13 bn Novartis deal; Nestle, Kraft, Unilever likely suitors, say sources
Business

GSK to sell Horlicks to fund $13 bn Novartis deal; Nestle, Kraft, Unilever likely suitors, say sources

GSK has started a strategic review of Horlicks - a malt-based drink brand popular in India – and some of its smaller products, after buying Novartis out of their consumer healthcare venture for $13 billion on Tuesday.