Unilever Plc is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing in developing some of their cosmetic and day care products.
“We do not test our products on animals, but occasionally some ingredients we use have been tested to meet government requirements”
Unilever Plc is a multinational consumer goods company that provides fast moving consumer goods. Its product categories include savoury, dressings and spread; ice cream and beverages; personal care, and home care. The company’s brands include Axe/Lynx, Blue Band, Dove, Becel/Flora, Heartbrand ice creams, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Omo, Rexona and Sunsilk. It operates in three regions: Asia, Africa and Central and Eastern Europe, the Americas and Western Europe. The company’s product areas are Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment and Home Care. Its Personal Care products include skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. Its Food products include soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads, and cooking products such as liquid margarines. Its Refreshment products include ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products, and nutritionally enhanced staples sold in developing markets. Its Home Care products include laundry tablets, powders and liquids, soap bars and a range of cleaning products. The company was founded by Antonius Johannes Jurgens, Samuel van den Bergh and William Hulme Lever on January 1, 1930 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.