Starbucks, Diageo Join Facebook Advertising Boycott

Jun.29 — Starbucks and Diageo followed Unilever, Coca-Cola Co.and several other companies in saying they will cut ad spending on Facebook, part of an exodus aimed at pushing the company and its peers to limit hate speech and posts that divide and misinform. Bloomberg’s Kailey Leinz reports on “Bloomberg The Open.”

Unilever drops ‘fair’ from ‘Fair & Lovely’ skin lightening cream

Some of the world’s largest cosmetics companies have been criticised for selling skin-whitening products, in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. That has led to some of them making big changes to their brands, but activists argued that they are not going far enough. Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Unilever drops ‘fair’ from ‘Fair & Lovely’ skin lightening cream

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to flag posts that break its rules

Facebook said on Friday that it will flag all “newsworthy” posts from politicians that break its rules, including those from President Donald Trump. CEO Mark Zuckerberg had previously refused to take action against Trump posts suggesting that mail-in ballots will lead to voter fraud, saying that people deserved to hear unfiltered statements from political leaders. … Read more Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook to flag posts that break its rules

Coke, Unilever join Facebook ad boycott

Global consumer products giants Coke and Unilever on Friday joined a growing list of more than 90 advertisers that have temporarily pulled ads from Facebook. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Coke, Unilever join Facebook ad boycott

Pharmaceutical giants rebrand skin-whitening products in Asia | The World

Unilever and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to either discontinue or rebrand its skin-whitening products sold across Asia following a backlash over how they’re marketed. Chandana Hiran, who began a petition calling for changes, tells The World the move is “a great step towards diversity”. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more Pharmaceutical giants rebrand skin-whitening products in Asia | The World

Breakingviews TV: The Unilever vow

Unilever CEO Alan Jope promised to list the consumer giant’s food and drink unit in Amsterdam if it’s spun off. That’s not happening now: shares reflect the division’s 50 billion euro value. But the pledge gives investors ammunition if the Dove maker underperforms, argues Dasha Afanasieva. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance … Read more Breakingviews TV: The Unilever vow

A win for London as Unilever opts for UK base

Unilever proposed collapsing its Anglo-Dutch legal structure into a single holding company based in Britain. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: … Read more A win for London as Unilever opts for UK base

Unilever Factories Are Running at 85% Capacity, CEO Says

Apr.23 — Unilever Chief Executive Officer Alan Jope discusses the response to the coronavirus pandemic after the company withdrew its 2020 guidance because of virus-related disruptions to the food and household-products giant’s global business. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

How a Penniless Yoga Guru Built a Consumer Goods Empire by Tapping Into Indian Nationalism

Jan.30 — A television celebrity and a relentless salesman, Baba Ramdev is known to every Indian but barely heard of outside the country. Yet, he’s a force to be reckoned with. This yoga guru has built a billion dollar consumer goods empire that is giving the likes of Unilever and Colgate a run for their … Read more How a Penniless Yoga Guru Built a Consumer Goods Empire by Tapping Into Indian Nationalism

Unilever CEO on Strategic Review of Global Tea Business, Coronavirus Impact

Jan.30 — Unilever Chief Executive Officer Alan Jope initiated a review into its global tea business after the company posted its slowest quarterly growth in a decade. He also delved into the impact the coronavirus could have on business in Asia. Speaking to Bloomberg’s Annmarie Hordern in London on the day of earnings, the CEO … Read more Unilever CEO on Strategic Review of Global Tea Business, Coronavirus Impact

Unilever decision to sell off Flora brand was ’emotional decision’

Unilever, the food and household goods giant behind Marmite, Magnum ice cream, Persil washing powder and Dove soap, has unveiled plans for a major shake-up. Unilever CEO Paul Polman speaks to Ian King. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For … Read more Unilever decision to sell off Flora brand was ’emotional decision’

LinkedIn Reveals Most Popular Employers in UK

LinkedIn has revealed the top 20 most in-demand employers among its 13 million UK-based members. The social network for business, LinkedIn is heavily geared towards the job and career markets. The latest statistics display the way in which LinkedIn’s user demographic is focused around the professional classes. The company has already been marked out for … Read more LinkedIn Reveals Most Popular Employers in UK