, Previously, Paul Polman was CEO for ten years, succeeding Patrick Cescau in 2009. Unilever founder William Hesketh Lever launched the Sunlight Soap brand in the UK in 1883.  The US-based Good Humor ice cream business was acquired in 1961. , In 2019, Unilever was cited by BreakFreeFromPlastic as one of the top ten global plastic polluters. La carta consta de varios íconos, cada uno de los cuales tiene una conexión única con el negocio. The Los Angeles Times began its story with "Big Tobacco, Big Oil, now Big Mayo?" Content is available under $1 unless otherwise noted. , On 2 December 2014, Unilever announced that it had acquired Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto.  Plantations that were off-limits, by law, for palm oil plantations were being established as well as the illegal use of fire to clear forest areas was commonplace. The current Unilever corporate logo was introduced in 2004 and was designed by Wolff Olins, a brand consultancy agency. You can also download the Unilever logo as an EPS (ZIP | 108KB).  In the UK, it merged its Lever Brothers and Elida Faberge businesses as Lever Faberge in January 2001. , According to an Amnesty International report published in 2016, Unilever's palm oil supplier Wilmar International profited from child labor and forced labor. Our logo was designed to include 25 icons, each of which represents something important to Unilever.  As a result, Unilever began to operate a "hands-off" policy towards the subsidiaries and left American management to its own devices. , Sunsilk was first launched in the UK in 1954.  In 1982, Unilever management decided to reposition itself from an unwieldy conglomerate to a more concentrated FMCG company. Our dedicated section for investors. Launched in 1955, Dove is a personal care brand owned by Unilever. At Unilever we meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. brands, into a standalone entity named Unilever Baking, Cooking and Spreading. Contact Unilever and our expert teams to find contacts around the world. Unilever is an Anglo–Dutch multinational consumer goods company formed in 1929, is now the world’s third-largest consumer goods company after P&G and Nestlé. Our vision is a new way of doing business – one that delivers growth by serving society and the planet. Dove fell under scrutiny from the general public as they felt the Dove advertisements described the opinion that cellulite was still unsightly, and that women's aging process was something for which to be ashamed.  However, a stagnant market for yellow fats (butter, margarine, and similar products) and increasing competition in detergents and soaps from Procter & Gamble forced Unilever to diversify. The logo was rarely shown on the label of its products.  When it appeared that the vote would fail, due to uncertainty over the Netherlands dividend tax, the scheme was cancelled on 5 October 2018.  The sale was completed in July 2018, and the new company was named Upfield.  Jope will be proposed as joint executive director at Unilever's 2019 AGM. Unilever is committed to making sustainable living commonplace and our logo is a visual expression of that commitment. Obviously the big blue ‘U’ of our logo stands for Unilever. Logopedia is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. , On 7 August, Globes reported that contamination may be sourced in pigeon faeces, the Health Ministry said that there might be other sources for the contamination and pigeon faeces are not the only possible source. In September 2004 Dove created a Real Beauty campaign, focusing predominately on women of all shapes and colour. It was formed by the merger of Dutch food company Margarine Unie and British soap manufacturer Lever Brothers (the latter remain as a household products subsidiary of the then-new company) on 9 September 1929. The icons that come together to shape the Unilever logo each signify something about our business. Unilever is committed to making sustainable living commonplace and our logo is a visual expression of that commitment. 2Health drinks business acquired from GlaxoSmithKline. Each icon has a rich meaning at its core, and represents some aspect of our effort to make sustainable living commonplace. But look a little closer and you’ll see there’s much more to it. , On 10 July 2014, Unilever announced that it had sold Slim-Fast to Kainos Capital, yet retained a minority stake in the business. Global brands: Axe (Lynx) | Clear (Ultrex | Pure Derm1) | Closeup | Dove (Men+Care) | Lifebuoy | Love Beauty and Planet | Lux | Monsavon | Murad | Pond's (Men) | Rexona (Degree | Sure | Shield) | Sunsilk (Elidor | Seda | Sedal) | TIGI (Bed Head) | Timotei | TRESemmé | Vaseline (Vasenol), Local brands: Alberto Balsam | Andrélon | Aviance | Baba | Badedas | Bioexpert | Block & White | Brut | International Breeze1 | Brisk | Brylcreem | Camay | Caress | Clinic Plus1 | Coco Varela | Creamsilk | Citra | Dawn | Dermalogica | Dimension | Dollar Shave Club | Dr. Kaufmann | Duschdas | Ego | Elle 181 | Eskinol | Fair & Lovely | FDS | Folicure | Gabi | Glysolid | Good Morning | Hamam1 | Hazeline | Impulse | Indulekha1 | Ioma | Kalina | Korea Glow | Lakmé1 | Lever 2000 | Lever Ayush1 | Le Sancy | Liril1 | Living Proof | Love & Care | Master | Matey | Mist | Mod's Hair | Nameera | Neutral | Noxzema | Nexxus | Organics | Preventive | Pears | Proderm | Pureline Hijab Fresh | Q-Tips | Radox | Regenerate | Savital | Savilé | Simple | St. Ives | Suave | Tatcha | Thermosilk | Toni & Guy | Vibrance | Vinolia | VO5 | Williams Expert | Zendium | Zest | Zhonghua | Zwitsal (Fissan), Smile dental care brands: AIM (Greece) | Fortident (Colombia) | Mentadent (Italy) | Pepsodent (India1 | Finland) | P/S (Vietnam) | Prodent (Netherlands) | Signal, Home Care Read about our strategy, governance and shares.  In 1971, Unilever acquired the British-based Lipton Ltd from Allied Suppliers. During the second half of the 20th century, the company increasingly diversified from being a maker of products made of oils and fats, and expanded its operations worldwide. The Unilever logo features a big blue “U”, the company’s initial. The company has stated that at least 50% of the tea in its products originates from certified farms, compared to the Alliance's 30% minimum entry point. , In July 2013, Unilever increased its stake in its Indian unit, Hindustan Unilever, to 67% for around €2.45 billion. Unilever is the largest producer of soap in the world. Our identity expresses Unilever's core values, with each icon representing an aspect of the business.  In 1986 Unilever strengthened its position in the world skin care market by acquiring Chesebrough-Ponds (merged from Chesebrough Manufacturing and Pond's Creams), the maker of Ragú, Pond's, Aqua-Net, Cutex, and Vaseline in another hostile takeover. Global brands: Blueair | Cif (Jif | Viss | Handy Andy) | Comfort (Molto) | Domestos (Domex | Glorix | Vim | Promax) | Omo (Ala (Argentina) | Biotex | Breeze (Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines | Thailand) | Fab | Persil | Rinso (Indonesia) | Skip | Surf Excel | Via) | Sunlight | Surf (Ala (Chile) | Omo (France) | Puro| Sunil | Drive | Dero), Local brands: 3D Multiusos | Active Wheel1 | Aromatel | Ala | Andy | Bio Luvil | Cajoline | Coccolino | Coral | Cuñataí | Day 2 | Drive | Flóraszept | Fofo | Lavo Matic | Love Home and Planet | Lysoform | Minerva | Neutral | Nevex | Persil (France) | Pureit1 | Quix | Rin1 (Brilhante | Radiante | Viso | Omo (Thailand)) | Rinso | Robijn | Savo | Seventh Generation | Sun | Sunil | Super Pell | Svelto | Vivere | Vixal | Wipol, Former/defunct brands The new logo contains a big letter U which is made up of 25 icons that represent various aspects of the company's activities, with Unilever written in a script font underneath.  Dove was first launched in the US in 1957.