Unilever is committed to making sustainable living commonplace and our logo is a visual expression of that commitment. Each icon has a rich meaning at its core, and represents some aspect of our effort to make sustainable living commonplace.

  • The icons that come together to shape the Unilever logo each signify something about our business. Find out what they mean.
  • Ice cream

    A treat, pleasure and enjoyment.
  • Hand

    A symbol of sensitivity, care and need. It represents our commitment to helping people improve their everyday health & hygiene habits through our brands and health improvement programmes.
  • Hair

    A symbol of beauty, looking good and feeling confident.
  • Lips

    A symbol of communication, openness and transparency.
  • Swirl

    Represents our passion for great flavours and taste.
  • Fish

    Represents fresh food, sea and nature’s resources.
  • Clothes

    A symbol of fresh laundry, looking good and feeling confident.
  • Bee

    Represents the community spirit of our people and our commitment to find innovative ways of working to reduce our environmental footprint.
  • Particles

    A reference to science and our ongoing commitment to find new innovative ways to improve the lives of our consumers.
  • Packaging

    Symbolises our dedication to the consumer experience and our commitment to finding new and innovative packaging that is better for the consumer and the planet.
  • Transformation

    A symbol of positive change or transformation. Our commitment to find new sustainable ways of doing business.
  • Waves

    A symbol of cleanliness, freshness and vigour.
  • DNA

    The double helix, the genetic blueprint of life and a symbol of Unilever’s strong heritage of positive change that still lies at the heart of our business today.
  • Palm tree

    A nurtured resource, symbolising our respect for the natural world tree, forests, growth, environment.
  • Heart

    A symbol of love, care and health. It represents our commitment to helping people take small everyday actions to improve their health and wellbeing.
  • Virtuous cycle

    A continuous, virtuous circle that represents our work to reduce the waste associated with the disposal of our products.
  • Sun

    An infinite source of light and renewable energy. It represents our work to find innovative ways to reduce the greenhouse gas impact of our products across the lifecycle.
  • Dove

    A symbol of freedom, empowerment and self-esteem.
  • Plant

    A symbol of the natural world we inhabit. It represents our commitment to reducing environmental impact across our value chain – from how we source raw materials, to our manufacturing operations, to the way consumers cook, clean and wash with our products.
  • Spark

    Represents Unilever’s role as a catalyst for change, aiming to enhance the livelihoods of the people we work with around the world – our suppliers, distributors and farmers.
  • Chilli pepper

    One of the many fresh ingredients in our products. It represents our commitment to sourcing the agricultural raw materials for our products sustainably.
  • Spoon

    A symbol of nutrition, tasting and cooking. It represents our commitment to continually improve the taste and nutritional quality of all our food products, helping millions of people enjoy delicious food and achieve a healthier diet.
  • Bowl

    A bowl of great smelling food symbolising our commitment to great ingredients and healthy mealtimes.
  • Flower

    A symbol of sensitivity, care and our respect for beauty; the beauty of our consumers and the beauty of nature.
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