20th April 2024 News

ESG poster child Unilever waters down green pledges

Unilever Plc plans to abandon or water down a string of environmental and social pledges against the backdrop of a growing backlash from investors, consumers and politicians against companies pursuing non-financial objectives.For example, it had previously committed to halve its use of virgin plastics by 2025. That target will now be one-third by 2026 — the difference accounting for more than 100,000 tons of fresh plastic annually. Read more

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