Our position on...

Our Code of Business Principles commits us to running our operations with honesty, integrity and openness. Our approach is always to understand issues of concern and respond.

Our consumers sometimes have specific questions about our products while other stakeholders ask about the way we run our business. Here we address some of these questions.

Kodaikanal Mercury Factory – Contamination Response, India

The safety of our employees and the communities in which we operate is our number one priority.

Update on Former Kodaikanal Factory

We are sometimes asked about a breach of our environmental operating guidelines at our former thermometer factory at Kodaikanal, India.

Questions & Answers – Kodaikanal Factory

Recently a video referring to a former thermometer factory of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) was posted on social media.

Statement on CEM Study

We have been made aware of a report published in June 2015 by the Community Environmental Monitoring (CEM) about a study done on alleged mercury pollution in Kodaikanal.

HUL Statement – Animal testing of cosmetics

HUL is committed to the elimination of animal testing. We are supporting the transition to non-animal methods and the effective implementation of the ban [of animal testing on cosmetics in India].

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