1930 Unilever is formed on January 1st through merger of Lever Brothers and Margarine Unie
1941 Agencies in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Karachi taken over; Company acquires own sales force</li></li></ul><li>JOURNEY CONTD…….<br /><ul><li>2001 With the goals of improving hygiene, fighting disease and generating rural incomes for small communities, Project Shakti is launched as a pilot in Andhra Pradesh
2002 Yashodadham, a village reconstructed in Kutch district of Gujarat is dedicated to
1,100 residents, a year after their homes were wrecked by a devastating ear thquak
Rapid innovation in designing new products.</li></li></ul><li>CHALLENGES BEFORE HUL contd..<br />Create a new & different mindset.<br />Turn a problem into a solution.<br />Help to improve the nation’s nutrition.<br />
SUNSILK : “All you need is Sunsilk”</li></li></ul><li>HUL Corporate social Responsibility….<br /><ul><li>Provided income-generating opportunities to45,000 Shakti entrepreneurs in rural areas across 15 states in 100,000 villages through Project Shakti
~ Lifebuoy Swasthya Chetna has touched 120 million people in more than 50000 villages across India since 2002
~ Fair and lovely foundation has awarded more than 790 scholarships to women with limited financial resources for higher studies
~HUL & vanrai have undertaken a forestation in the area bringing close to 40 hectares of land under mango plantation
~ Reduced CO2 emissions from energy manufacturing operations by 28% (measured per tonne of production over 2004 baseline)
~ More than 75% of the units are zero discharge sites.
~Launching of the shakti-man program(a parallel program targeting the men folk in the villages).