Press releases

An Archive of HUL Press Releases over the years.

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Results for HUL September Quarter 2014
27-10-2014:

10% domestic consumer sales growth, operating profit (PBIT) up 14% in September Quarter 2014

HUL Board Meeting on 27 October 2014
20-10-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Monday, 27 October 2014, in Mumbai

Kalpana Morparia appointed as Independent Director on the HUL Board
09-10-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced the appointment of Ms. Kalpana Morparia, Chief Executive Officer, J. P. Morgan, India on its Board effective October 9, 2014. Ms. Morparia is also a member of the J. P. Morgan Asia Pacific Management Committee.

Harish Manwani to retire as Chief Operating Officer of Unilever
30-09-2014:

Harish Manwani, currently Chief Operating Officer, Unilever, will retire from Unilever on December 31, 2014, after more than 38 years of exemplary service. Harish will continue in his capacity as the Non-Executive Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL).

HUL Announcement
24-09-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced a key change in the Management Committee of the Company. Manish Tiwary, currently Executive Director and Vice President, Sales and Customer Development will be appointed as the Managing Director of the Gulf business of Unilever.

HUL announces key appointments
11-08-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced key changes in the Management Committee of the Company. Subject to Unilever Indonesia's external board approval, Mr. Hemant Bakshi, currently Executive Director – Home and Personal Care, will be appointed as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Unilever Indonesia.

HUL June Quarter 2014 Financial Results
28-07-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited announced its results for the quarter ending 30th June 2014. During the quarter, the Domestic Consumer business grew at 13%, ahead of market, with 6% underlying volume growth. All segments registered double digit growth.

HUL Board Meeting on 28 July 2014
18-07-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on Monday, 28 July 2014 in Mumbai, to take on record the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30 June 2014.

Building a future ready organisation
30-06-2014:

Chairman Harish Manwani’s speech at the 81st AGM of HUL

Seeking Young Entrepreneurs with sustainable ideas to change the world
23-06-2014:

Building on the success of the 2013 Awards,Unilever is once again inviting young people to come up with practical and innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges and enter them in the Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards.

Unilever helps families live more sustainably at home
21-05-2014:

New Sunlight Living Challenge calls on Mumbai residents to reduce water usage at home to help create a brighter future for children

Unilever Expands Sustainable Living Ambition
06-05-2014:

HUL launches Prabhat initiative for community development in villages around its factories

HUL March Quarter 2014 Financial Results
28-04-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited announced its results for the quarter ending 31 March 2014

HUL Board Meeting on 28 April 2014
17-04-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges on 17 April 2014 informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on Monday, 28 April 2014 in Mumbai, to take on record the audited financial results for the financial year ended 31 March 2014 and to recommend final dividend, if any, on equity shares for the said period.

Lifebuoy Reduces Diarrhoea from 36% to 5% in Thesgora
19-03-2014:

Unilever’s health soap Lifebuoy today announced the results of its Help a Child Reach 5 handwashing programme launched in Thesgora, India, noting an overwhelming drop in incidence of diarrhoea from 36% to 5%[1]. Kajol Devgn, actor and handwashing ambassador revealed the results and Sanjiv Mehta, CEO and MD, Hindustan Unilever Limited announced the campaign will scale up to reach 45 million people in India.

HUL emerges as the No.1 Employer of Choice for third successive year
04-03-2014:

As per the latest Nielsen Campus Track-B School Survey, for the third year in a row, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has emerged as the No. 1 Employer of Choice across all sectors for the 2014 graduating batch of B-School students, across functions. In addition, HUL retains the 'Dream Employer' status for the 5th year running and continues to be the top company considered for application by B-School students. HUL has also been ranked No. 1 for Marketing, Non-Marketing and Non-Finance as well as No. 1 FMCG in Finance and IT. HUL has been ranked significantly higher than other companies on all the employment drivers. This is the 14th year of the Nielsen Campus Track B-school study.

Unilever and Internet.org partner to understand better how Internet access can be increased to help communities across India
24-02-2014:

Today, Unilever announced a partnership with Internet.org, a Facebook-led alliance of partners, to understand better how internet access can be increased to reach millions more people across rural India.

HUL December Quarter 2013 Financial Results
27-01-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited announced its results for the quarter ending 31st December 2013

HUL Board Meeting on 27 January 2014
17-01-2014:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on Monday, 27 January 2014

Unilever launches project sunlight – A new initiative to motivate people to live more sustainably
20-11-2013:

Mumbai, 20th November 2013. Unilever is following up its Sustainable Living Plan with the launch of Unilever Project Sunlight, a new initiative to motivate millions of people to adopt more sustainable lifestyles. Project Sunlight aims to make sustainable living desirable and achievable by inspiring people to look at the possibilities of a world where everyone lives well and within the natural limits of the planet.

HUL announces launch of Domex Toilet Academy
18-11-2013:

Domex, the leading toilet cleaner brand of Hindustan Unilever Lever (HUL), has announced the launch of Domex Toilet Academy (DTA) to mark the occasion of World Toilet Day which is celebrated globally on November 19th every year.

Result of Postal Ballot with respect to the Appointment of MD &CEO
31-10-2013:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today further to its letter dated 1 October 2013 intimating the completion of dispatch of Postal Ballot Notice dated 24 September 2013 along with Postal Ballot Form to the shareholders of the Company.

HUL September Quarter 2013 Financial Results
26-10-2013:

Hindustan Unilever Limited announced its results for the quarter ending 30th September,2013.

HUL Board Meeting on 26 October 2013
15-10-2013:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Saturday, 26 October 2013, at Mumbai to take on record the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30 September 2013 along with the limited review report of the auditors for the corresponding period and consider the proposal for payment of interim dividend for the financial year ending 31 March 2014.

Lifebuoy to expand Help a Child Reach 5 campaign to 17 countries
15-10-2013:

To mark Global Handwashing Day - 15th October (GHD) - the co-founder of GHD, Unilever’s health soap, Lifebuoy, has announced a significant expansion of its Help a Child Reach 5 campaign.

Leadership in a VUCA World
26-07-2013:

Chairman Harish Manwani speech at 80th HUL AGM

June Quarter 2013 Financial Results
26-07-2013:

7% Domestic Consumer Sales Growth, Operating Profit (PBIT) up 12% in June Quarter 2013

HUL announces key appointments
26-07-2013:

July 26, 2013, Mumbai: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced key changes in the Management Committee of the Company. Mr Nitin Paranjpe, currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of HUL will be joining the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE), taking on the role of President, Home Care.

HUL Board Meeting on 26 July 2013
18-07-2013:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Friday, 26 July 2013, at Mumbai, to take on record the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30 June 2013.

March Quarter 2013 Financial Results
29-04-2013:

13% Domestic Consumer Sales  Growth; PAT (bei) up 18% in March Quarter2013

Unilever Sustainable Living Plan helping to drive growth
22-04-2013:

New Delhi, 22 April 2013 - Unilever’s commitment to put sustainable and equitable growth at the heart of its business model is helping to drive increased sales while reducing costs and risks, according to the second Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Progress Report published today.

HUL Board Meeting on 29 April 2013
18-04-2013:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Monday, 29 April 2013, at Mumbai, to take on record the audited financial results for the financial year ended 31st March, 2013 and to recommend final dividend, if any, on equity shares for the said period.

Unilever announces €50 million investment for Khamgaon plant
18-02-2013:

Unilever’s first aerosol manufacturing plant in Asia follows hard on the heels of new factories announced for Thailand and South Africa.

Thirty HUL factories & sites become 100% zero waste to landfill
24-01-2013:

Unilever brings zero waste to landfill commitment 5 years forward to 2015

HUL Board approves proposal for new agreement with Unilever Plc
22-01-2013:

The Board of Directors of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) have, at the Board Meeting on 22nd January, 2013, approved a proposal to enter into a new  agreement with Unilever Plc (and entities of the Unilever Group) for the provision of technology, trademark licenses and other services to HUL.

December Quarter 2012 Financial Results
22-01-2013:

15% Domestic Consumer Sales Growth; PAT (bei) up 15% in December Quarter 2012

HUL Board Meeting on 22 January 2013
14-01-2013:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing that a meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Tuesday, 22 January 2013