Business consortium urges EU to strengthen energy security

More than 100 businesses including Microsoft, Unilever, H&M, and Iberdrola have called for an accelerated energy transition

Hydrogen powers Unilever’s factory in the North West

It is believed to be the world’s first large-scale demonstration of 100% hydrogen-firing in a consumer goods factory

Major shareholder: Unilever has ‘lost the plot’ in sustainability drive

Terry Smith from Fundsmith has claimed the business has become more focussed on its environmental impact than running the business

Four next-gen plastic recycling facilities secure £20m

UK Research and Innovation says it is investing in ‘cutting edge’ facilities that are expected to increase the available recycling capacity and expand the range of plastics being recycled

Unilever inks five-year deal with Viridor for recycled plastic

The waste management firm will provide it from its £65m Avonmouth Resource Recovery Centre near Bristol

Burger King beefs up meat-free offering in Europe

The fast food chain is launching the plant-based ‘Rebel Whopper’ burger, in partnership with The Vegetarian Butcher, across 25 countries in Europe

Unilever to shelve half of virgin plastic use by 2025

The consumer goods giant, which owns popular household brands as Dove, Persil and PG Tips, also promised to collect and reuse more plastic than it sells by the same date

Unilever achieves 100% renewable power across five continents

It is a significant step towards the company’s ambition of becoming carbon neutral by 2030

Magnum scoops up recycled plastic for ice cream tubs

It is part of parent company Unilever’s commitment to ensure at least 25% of its plastic packaging comes from post-consumer recycled content by 2025

Unilever launches refillable bottles to make cleaning products even cleaner

The consumer goods giant’s new ‘ecorefill’ bottles aim to change how packaging is made, distributed, used and disposed of