Unilever acquired a French patent for a radically new product; a personal cleansing bar that was not a soap. Rather, this new bar contained a pH-neutral cleanser and a moisturizing component. Dove Bar was born and launched in the US in 1957http://www.unilever.com/ourvalues/nutritionhygienepersonalcare/?linkid=navigationEven back in the early 20th century, the companies that founded Unilever were among the first to add vitamins to margarine to make it more nutritious. We were also the first to identify that certain foods could help lower cholesterol.
UNILEVER is the largest<br /> Fast-Moving-Consumer-Goods company worldwide.<br />400<br />brands of products<br />150 Nations<br /> have Unilever products<br />2 Billion<br />people use Unilever<br /> brands daily<br />Fortune Global 500 [July 2010] LARGEST CORPORATIONS<br />Unilever rank #121 Total salesUS$ 55,352 Billion<br />
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Annual Investment of 1 billion Euro<br />in cutting edge research and development.<br />Port Sunlight, <br />England<br />Vlaardingen,<br />Netherland <br />Shanghai,<br />China<br />Corwick,<br />England <br />New Jersey,<br />U.S.A.<br />Mumbai,<br />India<br />Unilever have 6,000 scientists in <br />6 Global Technology Centers laboratories<br /> around the world.<br />Shanghai, China<br />With approximately 430 employees, our Shanghai research centre provides expertise capabilities in synthetic and mechanistic chemistry and traditional Chinese medicine. Focusing on global research and development of hair and skin products.<br />
The Unilever Centre for Molecular Science Informatics<br />Unilever has invested over £13M<br />to establish a new world-leading research group within the Department of Chemistry in the emerging field of Molecular Informatics<br />
World Class Reputation<br />S.E.A.C<br />Manufacturing<br />264 manufacturing sites.<br />Continuous improvement in eco-efficiency in factories (1995–2009):<br /><ul><li>41% reduction in CO2 from energy
65% reduction</li></ul>in water use<br /><ul><li>73% reduction </li></ul> in total waste<br />Safety & Environmental<br />Assurance Centre,<br />To provide the skills, advice & guidance needed to reduce, manage & control any safety risks for consumers ,employees & the environment.<br />