Introduction to Unilever Nepal Limited
Unilever Nepal Limited (UNL) has established itself as the largest FMCG manufacturer in Nepal. In September 2017, UNL marked 25 years of existence in the country.
With over 28 brands spanning eight distinct categories and a strong focus on quality and consumer satisfaction, Unilever is one of the most trusted corporates in Nepal.
Unilever Nepal is the market leader across categories for the brands manufactured in Nepal. The market penetration of UNL is signified by the presence of its brands across the country.
Business Facts and Figures
- Provides direct employment to 243 people and indirectly to more than 20,000 people across the value chain.
- Has leading market share in all operating categories within Nepal.
- Unilever Nepal is the highest dividend yielding stock listed on NEPSE (The Nepal Stock Exchange Limited)
- As per the annual report for FY 2016-17, UNL has reported:
- Net sales of 4.87 billion NPR
- Net profit of 999 million NPR
- Turnover Growth of 9.6 per cent
- Market Capitalization of UNL is 23 Billion NPR (approx.)
We endeavour to further strengthen our business in Nepal and continue to deliver consistent, competitive, profitable and responsible growth.
Unilever Nepal Limited has embarked on a transformational journey and aims ‘to earn the love and respect of Nepal by making a real difference to every Nepali.’ We intend to do this through our purpose-driven brands.
Swasth Nepal initiatives
Lifebuoy's ‘Help a Child Reach 5’
Lifebuoy has been highly committed towards the brand’s global campaign ‘Help a Child Reach 5.’ Every year, many children die before they reach the age of five, mostly due to preventable infections. Lifebuoy has always been a pioneer for promoting the lifesaving habit of handwashing with soap and helping people adopt daily habits that contribute toward it. Handwashing with soap has been cited as one of the most cost-effective solutions to address this issue.
Since the launch in the year 2014, this social mission has impacted more than 25 lakh people in Nepal. To expedite this program through the route of public-private relationship, Lifebuoy Nepal has also partnered with various NGO/INGO (UWS, SNV) reaching out to newer geographies. Lifebuoy’s ‘School of 5’ campaign is targeted towards primary level students. The campaign is committed towards the improvement of health and hygiene by educating primary school children about the importance of hand washing behaviour on five critical occasions. This year, ‘Lifebuoy School of 5’ reached out to Sankhwasabha district, 10 towns, 225 new schools with a total of 60 thousand plus contacts in a period of two months.
Pepsodent oral hygiene
In Nepal, Pepsodent is working to promote oral health through various activities such as dental camps, school awareness programs and smile carnival in association with Nepal Dental Association.
The theme for World Oral Health Day, 2018 was “Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health” to encourage people to make the connection between their oral health and general health and well-being. On the occasion of World Oral Health Day 2018, Nepal Dental Association(NDA) in cooperation with Pepsodent, organized a mass rally from Khulla Manch along to Ratna Park, Kathmandu to raise awareness on oral health. More than 500 people including Doctors, Dental Assistants, Dental Students from various dental colleges in Kathmandu, general public and representatives of Unilever Nepal Limited participated in this rally. Taking it a step further, Pepsodent and NDA had organized free dental check-ups with Bir Hospital.