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Awards & Felicitations

Financial year 2017-18 saw many successes.

Learn about our accomplishments in driving innovation, continuous improvement, greater performance and making sustainable living commonplace.

Winning with brands and innovation

  • HUL’s purpose-driven brand Surf excel bagged a Gold at the ‘WARC Prize for Asian Strategy 2017’ for the Ramadan campaign ‘Madad Ek Ibadat’
  • HUL’s brand, Surf excel’s Ramadan 2017 campaign, ‘Neki Ek Ibadat’ won a Gold at the Indian Effies 2018, in the ‘Consumer Product’ category
  • HUL’s local jewel, Hamam bagged a Silver at Effies 2018 for the #GoSafeOutside campaign
  • HUL’s Brooke Bond Red Label bagged a Silver at Effies 2018 for the brand’s journey of #SwadApnepanka
  • HUL’s Brooke Bond Red Label recognised at the Abby Awards for the purpose-driven web-series ‘Breaking Barriers’
  • HUL’s purpose-driven brands Lux, Lifebuoy, Rin, Clinic Plus, Fair & Lovely, Dove, Closeup, Pepsodent, Vim, Surf excel, Pond’s, Sunsilk, Vaseline, Wheel and Taj Mahal tea featured in the Economic Times Brand Equity’s list of India’s Most Trusted brands 2017
  • HUL won two Gold and two Silver medals and bagged the title of ‘Advertiser of the Year’ at the Prime Time Awards 2017. In this year’s edition, our ‘RIN KBC’ campaign won Gold under two categories i.e. ‘Best use of entertainment Channel’ and ‘Best branded content on TV’. The ‘LUX Golden Rose Awards’ bagged a Silver under the ‘Best integrated TV campaign’ and ‘Best use of entertainment Channel’ categories.

Winning in the marketplace

  • HUL adjudged the Most Innovative Company in India, in Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies, 2017
  • HUL bagged ‘Exemplary Leadership Award in Cold Chain Industry’ at the 3rd edition of the Cold Chain Industry Awards
  • HUL recognised as the winner in the FMCG sector at the Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2017. We won this award for the fourth consecutive year

Winning through continuous improvement

  • HUL’s beverage factory in Kolkata received the prestigious CII National Food Safety Award 2017 for outstanding achievements in food safety
  • HUL’s Puducherry Home & Personal Care (HPC) factory secured the second place at the Southern Region Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Excellence Awards 2017 in the ‘Manufacturing - Others’ category organised by Confederation of India Industry (CII)
  • HUL’s Amli Factory was felicitated with the Platinum Award in the large-scale manufacturing category, at the 6th FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Industry
  • HUL’s five factories won an award in the area of Safety and Environment from National Safety Council
  • HUL won an award for excellence in Energy Conservation and Management from Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), Confederation of Indian Industry, Green Tech

Winning with people

  • HUL retained the ‘No.1 Employer of Choice’ title amongst key business schools for the seventh year in a row
  • HUL emerged as the Aon Best Employer of 2018
  • HUL emerged winner at the Business Today’s Best Companies to Work for awards in the Manufacturing sector
  • HUL CEO Sanjiv Mehta declared the winner in the ‘CA Business Leader’ category at the 11th ICAI (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) Awards 2017
  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) conferred the Certificate of Recognition to HUL for Excellence in Corporate Governance at its 17th National Awards
  • HUL’s Puducherry HPC factory conferred with the FAME Excellence Award 2017 for excellence in promoting safety, health & environment practices and initiatives towards employees and stakeholders
  • HUL honoured with the National Award for ‘Excellence in Employee Relations’ at the EFI Summit organised by the Employers’ Federation of India (EFI)

Unilever Sustainable Living Plan

  • HUL Mumbai Office felicitated with the ‘Platinum’ rating, and the IGBC Green Existing Building - PLATINUM award by The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
  • HUL received a Certificate of Appreciation for project Prabhat, for ‘HUL’s responsible contribution to the society in 2016-17’, at ASSOCHAM’s 9th Global CSR Summit
  • HUL’s Project Prabhat declared the winner under ‘Community Development’ category at the ‘Social Change Awards’
  • HUL adjudged the winner of The Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) – National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2017 under the ‘Beyond the Fence’ category
  • HUL won the ‘Green Marketer’ Award at the ‘Marquee Awards. Vim and Lifebuoy adjudged winners in Home Care and Personal Care categories, respectively
  • HUL’s factory units – Kolkata Beverages Factory and Etah Factory recognised for their sustainability achievements by New Frontiers in Engineering, Science, and Technology (NFEST) at its first International Conference
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