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Unilever to Drop Suppliers That Fail to Pay Living Wage

January 27, 2021 Eric Sorensen
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Unilever to Drop Suppliers That Fail to Pay Living Wage
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Unilever to Drop Suppliers That Fail to Pay Living Wage
Jan 27, 2021
Eric Sorensen

Unilever is one of the world’s largest consumer goods conglomerates, and it wants its suppliers to pay up… to their employees.

The London-based company announced a sweeping set of social equity initiatives on January 21st, topping them with by saying it will ensure that everyone who directly provides goods and services to the company earns at least a living wage or income by 2030.

Unilever — which owns numerous well-known known food, home care and personal care brands that range from Axe Body Spray to Dove Soaps to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream — said that it already pays its 150,000+ employees a living wage and wants to secure the same for more people beyond its workforce, especially those vulnerable workers in manufacturing and agriculture.

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Unilever is one of the world’s largest consumer goods conglomerates, and it wants its suppliers to pay up… to their employees.

The London-based company announced a sweeping set of social equity initiatives on January 21st, topping them with by saying it will ensure that everyone who directly provides goods and services to the company earns at least a living wage or income by 2030.

Unilever — which owns numerous well-known known food, home care and personal care brands that range from Axe Body Spray to Dove Soaps to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream — said that it already pays its 150,000+ employees a living wage and wants to secure the same for more people beyond its workforce, especially those vulnerable workers in manufacturing and agriculture.